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Agnes Kwaje Lasuba, 76. She died in Nairobi on September 16, 2023 (Handout)

 

A South Sudanese Member of Parliament died at her Nairobi home where she had been receiving medical attention.

Agnes Kwaje Lasuba, 76 was pronounced dead at her house along Khayawe Road in the Kilimani area on Saturday, September 16, the family and police said.

She had been ailing and receiving treatment at home.

Police and the family said she was flown to Nairobi on September 10 for medical attention.

A member of the family said she was ailing from diabetes and pressure and was seeking medical at Nairobi Hospital.

Until her death, she was under home-based care, a member of her family said.

Officials said on Saturday, her health deteriorated and doctors called where they pronounced her dead.

Police were called to the house where they documented the incident. The body was moved to the mortuary pending autopsy.

From 1998 to 2003, Lasuba was active in the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) while still living in the United Kingdom.

She returned to Juba in 2003. Lasuba took part in the peace talks, which would eventually lead to the Comprehensive Peace Agreement in 2005 as she served as a Member of Parliament.

Police said they would know more about the incident after an autopsy was carried out on the body which was moved to the Lee Funeral Home.

Source https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/realtime/2023-09-18-south-sudan-mp-lasuba-dies-at-her-nairobi-home-after-illness/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjVjYWMzMDRkNTczNGIxNjg6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AOvVaw1FddfYWtGpcSATXwloXQIB