Tom Apenyo, the Head-teacher of Aber Primary School says they are facing an uphill to confine and treat the learners who have tested positive in the absence quarantine centre and inadequate sanitizer and proposed lockdown to contain the virus.
In his memory, the day of his death has been marked as a public holiday, since 2015. But it is one of the holidays that are unknown among nationals, and on this basis, MPs think that more efforts should be put in place to make the celebration more significant and ensure that the day draws more attention than it is at the moment.
Canon Awodi, the Diocesan Secretary for Kampala diocese challenged the leaders and contenders to remember that the progress and stability of the country in in their hands and that anything that triggers unrest and bloodshed will have lasting effects on the country.
Paul Bukenya, the EC spokesperson says that the campaigns were suspended and they could be reinstated. He explains that they are open to having talks with all presidential candidates to find ways that the electoral process can continue the campaigns without exposing the electorate to COVID-19.
In his October 5th circular addressed to all priests and Reverend Fathers, John Baptist Odama, the Archbishop of Gulu, said Rev. Fr. Charles Onen, the Second Curate of Holy Rosary Parish Catholic Church is no longer allowed to exercise priestly ministry.
Busia Municipality MP Geoffrey Macho told parliament today, that the government needed to reconsider this decision, and allow more numbers of worshippers according to the size of the churches and the number of people it can accommodate.
The framework had been divided into themes for each age group and what content they would have access to. The age group 3 -5 that is most controversial was supposed to learn how to follow instructions and knowing themselves or anatomy where children were to be taught how to differentiate their gender.
The school registered two fire incidents in a space of two days. The first one, on Friday night, which burnt Corby dormitory and destroyed all the students' properties and the second fire which gutted Kivebulaya Dormitory on Sunday Afternoon.
Shortly after his enthronement, Dr. Kazimba says his service is a call to the Ministry of "Conversion of the Head, Conversion of the Heart and Conversion of the Hand" derived from the book of Jeremiah Chapter 17:9-10.
The primate, who surprised the congregation when he sang lyrics from 'Tukudendereze Yesu', a Luganda hymn observed that although Church of England and CoU have differences, he is very aware that Jesus remains the same and saves, which unites the Anglican Communion.
"I am very happy to retire today. Which by God’s grace happens to be my 65th birthday. It is my joy to congratulate Rt. Rev. Stephen Kazimba, I pray that God guides you in your leadership as Archbishop of Church of Uganda," said Ntagali.
The 57 year old will take the baton from the 8th Archbishop; the Most Rev Stanley Ntagali who will is clocking 65 years of age, which is the mandatory retirement age for the Archbishop in CoU. The Archbishop can’t serve for more than 10 years.
The event is scheduled to take place on Sunday March 1, 2020. According to the Ministry, all persons attending the service will undergo screening for coronavirus (COVID -19). There will also be standby health personnel at the venue, to take them through the just created guide that has the dos and don’ts.
The Pilgrimage started on Wednesday at Namirembe Cathedral and will end on February 14, 2019, in Mucwini Kitgum ahead of Janani Luwum Day, which is commemorated every year on February 16th, since 2015.
Bishop Kaziimba, who has been at the helm of Mityana Diocese for the last 11-years says that both the laity and clergy have focused more on personal battles, creating cliques within the Church, and fighting each other than spreading the Gospel. He says that in the end, several activities in the Diocese have been affected.
The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, The Most Reverend Stanley Ntagali made the call in a New Year’s Day Sermon at St Paul’s Cathedral, Namirembe. Ntagali cautioned all political aspirants about the high cost of winning an election. He urged people not to go into debt as a means to get elected.
In several comments posted on social media and those directed directly to the organizing committee members, concerned members, said the church had a lot of unfunded priorities, saying there is no justification to spend the said amount on a ‘dine and wine function’.