The adorable but shy smiling twins are Nakato Mutebi and Babirye Mutebi aged 12 in primary 6 at Merowa Junior School.
On August 20, Sunday Vision will hold a twin’s festival budded Kampala Twins Festival at Kyadondo Rugby in Kampala.
One health expert pegs repeated twinning to high fertility.
Mary Anne Babirye gave birth to twins. The twins; Mary Francesca Nyangoma and Mary Assumpta Nyakato had a 7-minute difference. Nyangoma being eldest.
As we prepare for the event, we bring you a story of Sarah Babirye and Hadijja Nakato, 54, one pair of twins that is inseparable.
New Vision visited some of the oldest twins. Babirye Emilina (Blue gomesi) and Christina Nakato (red gomesi) shared their childhood stories
“Ssenga had never met us so when she came to identify me, she failed to pick me me because I was seated with Wasswa, who was my best man,” Kato says.
My brother was by my bedside for all the six months I was in hospital after an accident. He put aside his demands and dedicated his time for me.
According to Dr. Charles Kiggundu a senior consultant gynecologist working at Mulago Hospital, one in 60 pregnant women is carrying a twin pregnancy.
“I gave birth to the ﬁrst and second-born. On the third birth on February 2, 1976, it was a set of twins; Alex Waiswa and Eva Kagona,” says Nabirye.
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