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Patients stranded at Masaka Regional Referral Hospital

Hundreds of patients are stranded at the Masaka Regional Referral Hospital after medical attendants laid down their tools in protest of the arrest of the hospital administrators over alleged fraud. Security officers working under instructions of the Inspector General of Government and State House yesterday arrested five top administrators of the hospital over failure to account for over Sh 6bn meant for the construction on a ward at the facility. Umar Sserunjogi, one of the patients has told KFM/Dembe FM that the strike has also affected major operations and emergencies.   Swaibuh Sula Mbaaya Makumbi, the Chairperson of the Patient’s Union has condemning the act of subjecting innocent patients to suffering over alleged corruption by the top administrators, calling on higher authorities …

Denis Onyango is CAF African Player of the Year

Onyango was picked for the African Player of the Year Based in Africa award ahead of Mamelodi Sundowns teammate Khama Billiat and Zambia’s Rainford Kalaba. He was outstanding when seven-time South African champions Sundowns won an historic CAF Champions League and also when Uganda qualified for this year’s Africa Cup of Nations after a long absence. At the awards, goalkeeper Onyango, named best African Player of the Year Based in Africa,  was a winner on many fronts – with Cranes and his club Sundowns, best club in Africa, his coach Pitso Mosimane named Coach of the Year and he was also on the Africa XI of 2016. This was at the glamorous awards night held at the International Conference Center …

kampala Green cabs sued

Famous Kampala city green cabs have been sued before the High court over causing an accident  which left a boda -boda cyclist with one leg. William Kiwanuka says on the 1st/December /2016 he was riding his Bajaj boxer  along Gaba road when  he was knocked down by one of the green cabs and left his right leg shuttered and thus amputated. Kiwanuka who doesn’t state the specific registration  number  of the cab now demands close to 170 million shillings from Friendiship Taxi (U) Ltd , a company that runs a fleet of these taxis as compensation for his lost leg and destroyed mortocycle which he holds liable to the reckless driver of the cab. Court is yet to summon Friendship …

Masaka Hospital funds missing

Police in Masaka are holding five officials of Masaka Regional Referral Hospital administrators for allegedly mismanaging over shillings 5.8 billion for development projects. The suspects in Police custody are the Hospital Director, Dr. Florence Tugumisirize, Principal Administrator Eleazor Mugisha, Dr.  Kamara Oyisega ,Dr Dismas Wandera, and Milton Ondama. The group has been arrested on orders of Collins Karugaba, an external auditor from state house who discovered gaps in the books of accounts of the Regional Referral hospital. Preliminary Police investigations indicate that more than Shs5.8 billion is missing and none of the administrators could give a convincing explanation for this loss. Karugaba says that some of the missing funds were given to the hospital for construction works that government has …

workers and chinese company disagree

Workers and Kampala capital city authority have disagreed with the China railway seventh company limited demanding for the resignation of the human resource over mistreatment. This followed a sit down strike of workers who went on strike on Tuesday accusing their Boses over sexual harassment, under payment, mishandling by the human resource,failure to observe labour law among others . The mayor of Kampala Lukwango gave the company two days to address the grievances of workers or else their contract be revoked,which Culminated into a meeting which is underway now. However, workers and the mayor of Kawempe serujonji Emmanuel have disagreed with managment over the issue of the human resource whom workers insist that he should resign because he has been …