The Uganda media fraternity on Wednesday woke up to the painful news of the death of national broadcaster, Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) News Anchor Susan Namasaba.
The death of the anchor, described as “the girl with a good heart and a beautiful smile.” by some of her friends has left many in utter shock and disbelief.
At the time of her death, Susan who passed away in the wee hours of Wednesday morning was said to be nursing a recurring injury sustained from a motorcycle (boda boda) accident three years ago.
The accident led to a fatal blood clot that she finally succumbed to.
Prior to her death, there were preparations to have her flown out of the country for specialized treatment.
A funeral service will be held at Watoto Church Central today at 4pm
Her death comes days after youthful CBS journalist Cissy Nankanja collapsed and died in Kampala.
Also, veteran Journalist and former Chief New Editor, Uganda News Agency (Radio Uganda and Uganda Television), Mr Emmanuel Nkurunziza passed away on September 8 at Kampala Hospital.
At the time of his death Emmanuel Nkurunziza was an Assistant Commissioner for Information in the Directorate of Information and National Guidance under the Prime Minister’s Office