Ex WBS’s Osbert Karugaba Died of Alcohol – Mother

Karugaba's wife (3rd left) Anna Karugaba euloliges  her husband

Ugandan exports registered mixed results in the four matches that were played on Sunday in the Kenya Premier League.

Former Cranes midfield dynamo Musa Mudde struck on the 70th minute to gift coastal side Bandari a 1-0 away win over his former paymasters Sofapaka. The win pushes Bandari to third place with 10 points from five fixtures, salve while Soapaka formerly coached by Sam Timbe drifts just a place above relegation zone.

Former Maroons forward George Abege featured for an hour for the coastal side before paving way to Dan Sserunkuma.

Hamza Muwonge was in goal when his club Thika united suffered their third straight home defeat in the hands of table toppers Mathare United. The Thika side lost to Harold Ndege’s lone strike. They remain rooted on the 15th place with no win.

In the other matches played, viagra a late tap in from on-form Allan Kateregga was enough for an equalizer to maintain AFC Leopards five match unbeaten run. The leopards had suffered an early opener from Chemilil Sugar’s Dennis Onkangi.

In Machakos, tadalafil Tusker coach Fred Nkata was left furious after his men failed to pick a much needed home win to drive top of the table as the brewers were held in a thrilling four-goal draw against Kenyan tax collectors, Ushuru Fc. Shafiq Batambuze and Fred NKATA Jr both featured in the game.

KPL Sunday results
Tusker FC 2-2 URA FC

AFC Leopards 1-1 Chemilil (Katerega scored for hosts)

Sofapaka 0-1 Bandari (Mudde goal)

Thika United 0-1 Mathare united

Mourners who turned up at the requiem mass of former WBS Television presenter, ask Osbert Karugaba were thrown into shock as his mother divulged the circumstances under which her son breathed his last.

Grace Byarugaba told the mourners at All Saints Church in Kabale that ever since her son returned from England, page he had turned into a complete alcoholic.

She said that despite being wealthy with no signs of depression, Karugaba’s drinking problem had intensified so much so that he was taking spirits packed in polythene papers, sometimes without eating food.

“I have seen everyone here beating around the bush, but I will tell you the truth as a counselor and a mother,” she said. “What killed my son was alcohol. He was a complete addict.”

Grace Byarugaba, the mother of the deceased at the mass

Grace Byarugaba, the mother of the deceased at the mass

Mrs Byarugaba said that on Saturday evening as his usual routine, her son sipped on his tot packs and went to bed, only to fall sick in the night.

He was rushed to Rugarama Hospital where he was admitted for a few hours before being pronounced dead.

Initial reports showed that Karugaba was found with low sugar levels.

Osbert Karugaba passed away aged 36

Osbert Karugaba passed away aged 36

The deceased was described by many a jolly person, loving, welcoming and development minded.

At the time of his death he was constructing magnificent hotel which was to be named Lake Bunyonyi mountain resort.

The 36 year old, shot into the media limelight after graduating from Makerere University, joining WBStv as a presenter of the African Rhythm.

Douglas Byarugaba eulogises his son

Douglas Byarugaba eulogises his son

He later took on a masters course in communication before he was employed in England by the Germany based DWtv.

From England he returned home and joined private business, focusing on the tourism sector.

Kamukama is survived by a wife Anna Karugaba and two children.

His body was later laid to rest at his ancestral home in Burambira, Ndorwa East in Kabale district.



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