Laurean cardinal Rugambwa was the first African Cardinal in history, the first African bishop in Tanzania and the great inspirer for both religious and material development and cooperation in Tanzania and Africa. He was the pride of the black man. When he died in 1997, he was buried in Kashozi Parish Church , the first Church in Bukoba Diocese. After the renovation of the Cathedral, his body body was transfered and reburied in the Cathedral Church on 6th October, 2012. Below is the ceremony in pictures of the transfer and reburial.