Kenya doctors ‘perform brain surgery on wrong patient’

A Kenyan doctor has been suspended after cutting open the head of the wrong patient. One patient needed surgery on a blood clot on the brain while the other just needed nursing for swelling. The doctors did not realize the mistake until hours into the surgery, when they discovered there was no blood clot in the brain. Kenyatta National Hospital, says that it deeply regrets the mistake and has suspended the doctor. But the doctor’s colleagues have protested the suspension, arguing it should be the person who put on the…

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Environmentalist calls for tree planting

The Executive Director of Africa Disaster Reduction Research Emergency Mission-ADRREM, a Community Based Organization, Milton Kwesiga has urged Ugandans to get involved in tree planting, as a way of conserving environment. Kwesiga made this call while planting forty trees at Nyamweru Secondary School and Kyokyezo Primary School in Nyamweru Sub-County Rubanda district. Kwesiga said that planting of trees especially in hilly areas controls running waters which would result into floods. He also said that it is the role of stakeholders like parents and teachers to educate children on importance of…

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FUFA Big League: Kabale Sharp FC ready for Nyamityobora FC

Kabale Sharp Football club is warming up hardly for Sunday’s Western game against Nyamityobora at Kakyeka Stadium in Mbarara Municipality. The Kabale based Club is confident that it will win this game following the recent victories in its last 4 matches the Big League. The Club’s head coach, Viali Beinomugisha, says that his boys have had sufficient training and they are in a better position to defeat Nyamityobora. The team captain, Johnson Turinawe alias Bafana, says that the team needs this derby victory urgently so as to maximize its chances…

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Rubanda businessman killed

Police in Rubanda district is investigating the circumstances under which a 20 year old businessman was killed by yet to be identified assailants. Anthony Saturday, a resident of Kitwego cell Kacerere parish in Bufundi sub county, Rubandi district was today morning at around 7:00am found lying unconscious along the way, a few meters to his home.  He was rushed to Rugarama hospital in Kabale town, but died on arrival. The Police Spokesperson for Kigezi region, Elly Maate says that assailants used a blunt object to crash the deceased’s head and…

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Makerere University lecturer suspended over sexual harassment

Makerere University has suspended, Dr Swizen Kyomuhendo, a senior lecturer in the Department of Social Work and Social Administration-SWASA on allegations of Sexual Harassment. The suspension was sanctioned by Makerere University Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, saying it will allow smooth investigations into allegations labelled against him. The University Senior Publicist, Ritah Namisango says that Prof. Nawangwe has also set up an Investigation Committee to handle the matter at hand. She, however, says that the names of the investigation Committee members are withheld, given the sensitivity of the matter. Dr Kyomuhendo…

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