Ugandan Afrobeat singer and Kampala City Mayor hopeful Joseph Mayanja popularly known as Dr. Jose Chameleone is reportedly battling a kidney infection.
According to reports, the ‘Baliwa’ singer has been bedridden at Nsambya hospital for last five days nursing a strange illness that is still unknown to the public although close sources from the Leon Island Empire that their boss is battling with a kidney infection.
This was further confirmed by the singer’s publicist Stuart Kagoro on Friday morning.
“He was hospitalized on Wednesday but came back on Thursday and is currently receiving treatment from home,” Mr. Kagoro said.
“He can barely walk. Doctors have advised him to take enough rest for at least a month before he can resume his duties,” he added.
Chameleone who has been leading Uganda’s entertainement scene for over 10 years recently made an announcement that he would be joining elective politics to vie for Kampala City’s top seat.
Prior to his ailment, he had been conducting consultations with in preparation for his campaign.
Kidney infections are caused by Bacteria that enter your urinary tract the urethra which can multiply and travel to your kidneys.
Bacteria from an infection elsewhere in your body also can spread through your bloodstream to your kidneys.
Rarely, kidney infection results after kidney surgery.