The Kabaka of Buganda Kingdom, Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II on Monday opened the 29th Lukiiko sitting at Bulange Mengo. At the event, he tasked his Lukiiko and subjects to strongly speak out against different voices aimed at diverting the institution’s efforts in advocating for their rights and property.
The leaders including the Church of Uganda –COU Archbishop Dr. Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu, Archbishop of Kampala Archdiocese Dr. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga and the Bishop of Namirembe Diocese Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira and others observed the Good Friday ritual at St. Paul’s Cathedral Namirembe.
A special concert featuring music spanning three centuries that reflects the African American experience in the United States from slavery in the 1800’s up through the Civil Rights era of the 1960s and through the present day left many upbeat, as they walked down memory lane.
Before midnight, hundreds of Christians thronged places of worship, however after midnight bars were filled to capacity by excited revellers who started drinking all brands of alcohol to commemorate the end of 2019 and usher in 2020.
The Buganda Kingdom Lukiiko on Monday received and approved a 121 billion Shillings Budget for the financial year 2019/2020. The budget is up from that of 108 billion for the last financial year 2018/2019.
America legally separated from Great Britain in 1776 during the American Revolution, signing a Declaration of Independence to this effect. The Declaration was signed by a committee of five prominent politicians; John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman and Robert Livingston.
The 78-year-old died on Tuesday at his home in Mengo, Kampala after a battle with cancer. His remains lay in repose at Makerere University Main Hall on Friday in honour of his service to Makerere in several capacities from the early independence era in the 1960s until 2007.
The rain started a few minutes after 6:00 am and took the better part of Tuesday morning. Road users, business, school children, among others, were affected in a downpour that preceded almost two hours of inactivity.
In his speech, Kabaka Mutebi spoke tough against greed and corruption, saying they have continued eating away the country making it difficult for prosperity. Uganda Radio Network URN followed the function and now brings you pictures.
Street-connected children in Kampala have reported mistreatment by city authorities and Uganda Police Force. More than 700 street children living in Katwe and Kisenyi slums on Thursday gathered in Kampala for the International Day of the Street Child. The day was characterised with processions in slums and dinning with NGO officials as well as receiving medical checkups from health workers.
This part of the Chinese New Year celebrations, which will officially be on Friday February 16. This upcoming year is The-Year-of-the-Dog with celebrations starting on February 16, 2018, and ending on March 2, making this the longest holiday in the Chinese calendar.
Hundreds of mourners on Friday gathered at Rubaga Cathedral to eulogize fallen Goodlyf Crew Musician Mowzey Radio. Radio who sings alongside his partner Douglas Mayanja aka Weasel died on Thursday morning at Case Hospital. Radio was receiving treatment at Case for injuries he sustained in a bar altercation in Entebbe, January 22. URN was at Rubaga and brings you the story in pictures.