Amirali Karmali, commonly known as Mzee Mukwano, the proprietor of the vast Mukwano Industries in Uganda, has died.
The Mukwanos are considered the wealthiest family in Uganda.
Details about Karmali’s death remain unclear.
He, however, was of advanced age – 89.
His family members said he passed away on Wednesday evening.
Karmali was born in Bukandula in the 1930s. He later relocated to Kampala and continued to grow the business.
In 1995, he handed over the family business to his son.