today's Pick
Ex-minister Bitamazire 'critical' in Nairobi hospital
Publish Date: Jan 04, 2014
Ex-minister Bitamazire 'critical' in Nairobi hospital
Namirembe Bitamazire remains one of the longest serving ministers in Ugandas history. FILE PHOTO/Maria Wamala
  • mail
  • img
newvision

By Emmanuel Luganda

Former long-serving minister of education and sports Geraldine Namirembe Bitamazire is hospitalized at Nairobi hospital in neighbouring Kenya and remains in a critical condition, a source says.

Bitamaziire, who served as education minister from 1979 until 1980 and later from 2005 until 2011, was rushed to Nairobi hospital on Tuesday after developing serious stomach aches and hysteria.

She was first admitted at Kadic hospital in Kampala two months ago but her condition kept on deteriorating.

The former woman MP of Mpigi district remained ill until she was flown to Nairobi hospital this week for further treatment.

She is the current Chancellor of Uganda Management Institute (UMI).

 

The statements, comments, or opinions expressed through the use of New Vision Online are those of their respective authors, who are solely responsible for them, and do not necessarily represent the views held by the staff and management of New Vision Online.

New Vision Online reserves the right to moderate, publish or delete a post without warning or consultation with the author.Find out why we moderate comments. For any questions please contact digital@newvision.co.ug

  • mail
  • img
blog comments powered by Disqus
Also In This Section
Seventy years on, US judge clears executed black teen
A judge in the southern US state of South Carolina has thrown out the conviction of a black teenager executed 70 years ago for the murder of two white girls....
EU court says obesity can be disability
The European Union''s highest court ruled Thursday that obesity can be considered a "disability" if it hinders an overweight person''s performance at work....
Village votes to expel HIV-positive boy
The plight of a Chinese boy with the HIV virus, reportedly pushed to leave his home by 200 villagers who signed a petition...
Sony cancels release of film on N. Korea leader
Sony Pictures on Wednesday cancelled the release of a madcap comedy about North Korea that triggered chilling threats from hackers....
Venus probe ends after it runs out of fuel
The space probe that spent eight years carrying out a detailed analysis of Venus is out of fuel, and is set to die....
Stranger stories of 2014 around the world
In January, a Japanese lingerie company said it had produced a bra - the "True Love Tester" - they claim will only unhook when the wearer is really in love....
What is causing the rise in Early child marriages?
Decaying social structures
Poor Education
None of the above
follow us
subscribe to our news letter