His death was announced by the ruling party Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF- Ikotanyi) via Twitter.
“On behalf of the @rpfinkotanyi family, the Secretary General Hon. François Ngarambe joins in mourning the family of Ambassador Kamali Karegesa who passed away on Tuesday due to illness,”
“Ambassador Kamali will be remembered for his dedication and service to the country. May God grant him eternal rest,” reads the statement.
The Late Karegesa served in different government positions;he served as the Rwandan High Commissioner to South Africa, after working in similar capacity in Uganda.
Karegesa also worked as the Executive Secretary of the Chancellery for Heroes, National Orders and Decorations of Honour (CHENO).
Before he passed, Karegesa was working at the secretariat of the ruling RPF-Inkotanyi, where he was an advisor on diplomacy.