The day was marked under theme “Celebrating 25 years of the 1995 Constitution: "Milestones on promoting gender equality and women's empowerment in Uganda. President Museveni said beating women is cowardly”.
The event was celebrated belatedly due to the absence of development and Refugee Agencies who play a key role in the development of the district and empowerment of women in the refugee and host communities.
The pilgrims began their journey on January 29th visiting, Namirembe, the former archbishop’s palace, Kampala Serena hotel, the former Nile Manson and Nakasero, the former headquarter of the then state research bureau were Luwum was killed.
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.
Dr. Albrecht Conze, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Uganda hosted a Peace and Reconciliation Award Ceremony reception at his residence in Kololo attended by Justice Minister, Ephraim Kamuntu and State Minister for Foreign Affairs Henry Okello Oryem.
ur reporter in Karamoja says that several other rivers from the mountain slopes flooded disrupting the exercise, especially in Tapac sub-county on the slopes of Mt. Moroto, the home of the Tepeth community.