Letter from the editor

Dear readers, When Emille Rukundo and his wife Beatrice Uwamariya were told they had delivered a baby boy, they were ecstatic. But in a strange twist, they found themselves with a baby girl. According to the nurse, it was an error in recording the baby’s details.

Dear readers,

When Emille Rukundo and his wife Beatrice Uwamariya were told they had delivered a baby boy, they were ecstatic. But in a strange twist, they found themselves with a baby girl. According to the nurse, it was an error in recording the baby’s details. Now raising a girl they are still convinced isn’t theirs, Rukundo and his wife have no option but to raise her, while still under the suspicion that she is not theirs.

Who is to blame? In our lead story, medical experts explain hospital procedures in maternity wards, how overworked nurses might make these kinds of errors and also, explain the need for expectant mothers to keep a watchful eye on their new-borns to avoid such incidents.

If you thought air hosting was just about looking pretty and stylish, think again. There is more behind those warm smiles and service you enjoy when traveling, as explained by RwandAir’s Teresa Umurungi. This week, the air hostess gives us a glimpse into the life of one of the most glamorous jobs ever.

Who says pregnant women can’t be stylish? Being pregnant doesn’t mean you can’t keep up with the trends and look fashionable. In fact, those nine months might just be your best ever, if you follow the simple guidelines on our fashion page. With these, that maternity top and “pregnant jeans” might just be an inspiration to others.

Rachel Garuka

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