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US ambassador, Mr Scott Delisi,  

 

By Abubaker Kirunda

 

Posted  Saturday, February 14  2015 

 

MAYUGE- The US Ambassador, Mr Scott DeLisi, has said American citizens do not harbour any hatred or ill will towards Muslims.

“There is a fast growing population of Muslims in America of over seven million people and 1,500 mosques implying that rumours of hatred are not true,” Mr DeLisi said.

Mr DeLisi made the remarks in Mayuge District on Tuesday during the launch of the Uganda Muslim America Skill Friendship Training Centre, which is run and funded by the Muslim Centre for Justice and Law in partnership with American Embassy.

Strong ties

The diplomat also described as wrong a perception that ties between USA and Muslims are weak. He said the fact that USA has always supported development projects run by Muslims is testimony that America has strong ties with Muslim communities.

According to the President of the Muslim Centre for Justice and Law, Mr Jaffer Ssenganda, the facility helps to provide youth with free training in, among others, Information Communication Technology, catering, tailoring, crafts’ making and other practical survival skills.

The Mayuge Resident District Commissioner, Mr Badru Ssebyala, commended the directors of the centre for coming up with such programmes, saying they will contribute towards stabilising the country by fighting unemployment, which he said is usually a cause of unrest in most African nations.

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There is no Security as yet as Babies in Uganda hospitals are constantly stolen:

Black babies are more likely to survive when cared for by black doctors in a United States of American study:

 

The African Child suffers as African leaders spend and work hard  to stay put in Power.

 
By Rachel Kanyoro

 

Posted  Friday, 29 May, 2015 

 

Ms Lukia Nadago should be nursing her new-born baby but instead struggles to hold back tears after a woman she describes as short, of a light complexion and wearing a veil stole her baby on Sunday.

“I did not talk much with the woman but she was there on a bed next to me and she left a couple of times claiming she was going to breast-feed her baby that was in special care unit,” Ms Nadago recalls.

At about 5am on Sunday morning, Nadago’s joy of giving birth to a baby girl was crushed in a blink of an eye after the stranger disappeared with her new born baby at Mulago hospital. Ms Nadago, who hails from Kawanda, a city suburb, gave birth last Saturday to a healthy baby girl.

It was after she had been transferred from the labour ward for recuperation that she met a woman with a cannula on her who disguised as a new mother and informed her that she had given birth to a premature baby.

Within no time, the ladies had become friends since they had something in common- they were both “new mothers”. They continued talking for the rest of the evening and when Nadago wanted to go and change her sanitary towel, she entrusted her baby with the stranger. Upon return, the woman had vanished with the child.

Mr Enoch Kusasira, the Mulago hospital’s spokesperson, advised mothers that use the facility to be cautious about their surroundings.

“In this case, the naivety of the mother has transferred to criminal negligence and with common cases of child-trafficking and cases where women steal babies and deceive their partners, you cannot blindly trust anybody,” Mr Kusasira says.

However, Ms Nadago’s aunt, Ms Jessica Napera, who was her caretaker in the hospital, says she was blocked from entering the ward.

“The guards told us they did not see anybody leaving with a child,” she says.

Previous cases

Last year, Gorreth Kajumba and Samuel Egesa sued Mulago hospital of negligence after their newborn baby girl went missing. A similar case of a stolen baby was recorded in the hospital in 2013 after Aisha Nampijja’s baby disappeared. Nampijja had entrusted the baby with a woman while she had gone to respond to nature’s call.