Radio Presenter Loses Wife to Cancer 2 Years After Their Colourful Wedding

Radio Presenter Loses Wife to Cancer 2 Years After Their Colourful Wedding

- Shanitah and Stephen wedded two years back in what can be described as the ceremony of the year

- They were happy, hopeful and in love

- Everyone wished them well and admitted that they were determined to spend eternity forever

- Sadly, Shanitah passed away in March 2021 after a battle with cancer

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No pain comes close to that of a man who just lost the woman he planned to spend eternity with.

Radio presenter loses wife to cancer 2 years after their colourful wedding
Stephen's wife was a pleasant woman. Photo: My Wedding
Source: Facebook

Ugandan journalist Stephen Mbidde was the happiest guy two years ago. Why? He had just said “I do” to the girl of his dreams.

But sadly, his life came crashing down in 2021 after his wife breathed her last.

Shanitah Kiwalabye, the radio presenter’s late spouse, was fighting cancer and sadly lost the battle over the weekend.

Digital news site My Wedding announced the sad news on social media and everyone who read it broke down in pain.

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Radio presenter loses wife to cancer 2 years after their colourful wedding
The pair had so many plans for the future. Photo: Uganda Journalists Association- UJA
Source: Facebook

Stephen was passionately in love with his partner. He valued her, cherished her, adored her and admired her.

And even during their interview with mywedding.co.ug two years back, the pair had so many plans.

They expressed an intense urge to please each other and hoped that their spark would stay alive for many years to come.

Stephen’s colleagues and friends from the journalism fraternity visited the bereaved husband and granted him a shoulder to lean on.

May Shanitah’s soul rest in eternal peace.

Radio presenter loses wife to cancer 2 years after their colourful wedding
Stephen's church members consoling him. Photo: Kanyerezi Carlos Cosmas
Source: Facebook

In other news on Briefly.co.za, it sounds like a fairytale but it is not. A Nigerian couple who had lived together for 72 years did not allow death to separate them. This happened in Nigeria.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Mama Esther, 98, died a few hours after learning of the demise of her husband, Pa Israel Akojede, who was 103 years old..

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It added that Pa Akojede reported dead around 3 am on Friday, October 30, while his beloved wife died a few hours later having got the news of her husband’s death. It was learnt that the incident was confirmed by Joseph Akojede, the first son of the family aged 70.

Joseph said though the incident remained a mystery to the family, it was expected because of the fondness between them.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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