The translation of the English Bible into the Runyankole/Rukiga dialect was initiated by missionaries from Britain led by Rev. Jim Stanley Smith in the 1950s. The first translated bible was released in 1962.
He was speaking on Friday at St. Daniel Comboni Polytechnic Naoi, a catholic founded technical school in Moroto supported by Enabel, a Belgian organization which is implementing the skilling program in Karamoja. This was part of an official visit to oversee the implementation of skilling program in Karamoja.
Their trial which was part of a special criminal court session presided over by Justice Stephen Mubiru was this afternoon adjourned after the session came to an end. Mubiru, the Resident Judge of Gulu, now returns to his duty station to handle cases within his jurisdiction.
President Museveni stated that he and the Ugandan government has no relations with Nyamwasa and his allies neither is he interested in their conflicts with Kagame.
Museveni says that all he knows is that Nyamwasa fell out with Kagame and fled to South Africa for asylum. He added that he was not aware if Nyamwasa and his allies are passing through Uganda to destabilize Rwanda.
According to the judiciary website, six justices of the Court of Appeal currently have special assignments. They include Justice Geoffrey Kiryabwire and Justice Monica Mugenyi who were appointed to the East African Court of Justice and Justice Solomy Balungi Bossa who is at the International Criminal Court.
Moses Beigana, a Christian from Bushenyi, says that with the launch of the study Bible project he desires to see that in ten years everybody owns a bible unlike today were most Christians have no Bibles.
The strangers, later identified as Darfala Ssenjako and Charles Mutaasa Kafeero jumped into the Chamber from the public gallery and disrupted parliament business as MPs debated a ministerial statement on the Land Information Systems Conference.
The G77 is the largest intergovernmental organization of developing countries in the United Nations, used as a platform to articulate and promote their collective economic interests and enhance their joint negotiating capacity on all major international economic issues. The coalition which was started by 77 countries, now has 135 member countries from Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean.
In a statement, the Women's Pro Bono Initiative, an entity that provides legal aid to women whose rights have been trampled upon said that the computer misuse Act under which Bagaine is charged is being taken advantage of to censure women from speaking out about the crime.
President Salva Kiir Mayardit and his political nemesis Dr Riek Machar on Wednesday agreed that the much-awaited transitional government will start on Saturday, February 22, as agreed in a summit held in Entebbe last year. The current government is going to be dissolved today and subsequently, Machar will be appointed the first of the four vice presidents while Kiir will remain president.
In a press briefing held after the meeting, the summit recommended that Uganda verifies allegations by the Republic of Rwanda about actions from its territory by forces hostile to the Kagame-Administration, within a period of one month.
Police obtained CCTV footage showing that he had exited his car without any attack from anyone contrary to his own statement. The footage shows him parking his car at Namisigye village in Seeta-Mukono before jumping in a motorcycle to an unknown destination, moments before he was declared missing.
Magezi observes that while traditional governance systems have, to a large extent, been replaced by modern state structures and systems at the national level, they are still relevant at local levels in many parts of the country.
The deceased include a retired teacher, Moses Kafeero Amooti and his nephew Benson Bogere who were hacked by assailants in Kobulubulu sub-county, where they had gone to collect payment of 4.5 million Shillings from the sale of land in Murem Landing Site in Kobulubulu.
Soroti Municipal Council received UGX. 6.6 billion for the construction of School Road, Harridas Road, Edyegu Road, Adams Road, among others under Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructural Development-USMID, funded by the World Bank. Another UGX. 2.7 billion has been allocated to provide street lights in all major roads and digitalized traffic lights at Soroti junction.
The district has fixed a total road distance of 89 kilometres on nine road sections in three sub-counties creating access to areas that were cut off due to a collapsed road network. The district Engineer Martin Opio says that over 260 million Shillings from the Uganda Road Fund has been spent on the task which started in June 2019.
The two administrative units have been bickering over the failure by the district to surrender the title for the land hosting the ground to the municipality. The land title is currently being held by the district chairperson Kadir Kirungi, who insists that its ownership and mandate is with the district.
Now the cultural institution wants to mandate schools at all levels as well as hospitals, health centres and local government offices in the region to have the flag hoisted in their premises. They are also encouraging the learning and singing the Acholi Anthem at all public events in the region as a wat to promote cultural values.