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Peter Sematimba Biography

Born in 1961, Peter Sematimba is a Ugandan Politician, Pastor, Businessman and artisan who has served in various offices of elective politics in Uganda.

Sematimba was born to Fredrick George Sematimba and his wife Mary Margaret Sematimba (RIP). His parents have a home in Makindye. His mother died on April 21, 2011 at the age of 73 at Mengo Hospital.

Age: 59 – 60

Early Life and Education of Peter Sematimba

Peter Sematimba lived most of his youthful life from United States of America.

He currently has a home in Los Angeles California, which in his recent TV interview referred to his ‘village’, Uganda being his work place.

Sematimba has a certificate certified by the East African Examination council which he has been using as a qualification while running for political seats as an equivalent of an A Level Certificate, however of recent it has been challenged in courts of law.

Sematimba in 2019 sat for A Level exams at Kakoola High School, in Luweero district where he passed with 13 points.

Sematimba’s Career

Sematimba left the United States for Uganda in 1993. He started working as a DJ and a producer in Kampala at Dungeon Studios at the time when Ugandan music was starting to take off from subsistence to commercial music.

Sematimba later became a Born Again pastor a religion he prophesies up to now.

In 2006, Peter Sembatimba joined politics and contested on the post of Lord Mayor Kampala City Council (as it was called then) losing to DP’s Hajji Nasser Ntege Ssebagala with 40.3%.

He later contested for a lower rank seat as a mayor/chairperson Rubaga Division in a bi election and he won with a great majority serving as a division may until 2011.

In 2011, Sematimba contested for the post of Lord Mayor again Kampala Capital City Authority as the official flag bearer, National Resistance Movement  but again lost to the incumbent Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago.

Sematimba came again in 2016 contesting for Member of Parliament position Busiro County South in Wakiso District on NRM ticket and he won the seat.

In 2021, Sematimba contested again for the Busiro Country South on NRM ticket and he lost to the National Unity Platform candidate Matovu Charles.

Personal Life

Peter Sematimba is a married man with Children. He loves keeping his family life private but his wife and children spend part of their life at his home in Rubaga and Los Angeles, California home.

In 2021 June, his former housemaid Namatovu Joan accused him of impregnating her and trying to take away her daughter after Sematimba filed for full custody of the child at Makindye Family Court.

Investments and Net Worth

Sematimba is one of the wealthiest men in Kampala. He owns a magnificent home in Rubaga which serves as his home.

He is the proprietor of Super FM one of the most popular radio stations in Central Uganda.

Sematimba also owns a home in Los Angeles, California in the United States of America.

He owns various real estate properties in Kampala and Busiro County, Wakiso.

His net worth was estimated at $3 Million in 2014.

Nasa Tushabe
A Ugandan Business and Financial News Journalist. Writer and a critic. Reports Entertainment News for Blizz Uganda website.
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