According to Bishop Ssemogerere, many people have been donating land to the Church over the years, which has enabled it to construct Churches, schools and health centers among others. He says that unfortunately, most of the people who donated land to the Church over 80 years ago have already died.
The draft gives powers to the Khadi to appoint the County Sheikh who must also serve a term of five years,’ renewable according to performance. The constitutional review has also introduced the same five year term limit for secretaries serving at both district and county Muslim councils.
Speaking at Eid Al Adha celebrations at Kagombe mosque , the Luwero District Kadhi Sheikh Ramadhan Mulindwa condemned the torture and the killing of suspects saying its violation of the right to life which can only be taken away by Allah.
When Sheikh Mulindwa turned up, he asked Kibirango to suspend the meeting on grounds that he wasn’t invited formally and that it had been hijacked by Muslim leaders who pay allegiance to Kibuli who were mobilized to fight the establishment of the market. Mulindwa also blasted Nadduli for usurping his roles as district Kadhi before storming out of the meeting in protest.
Speaking to Muslims who converged at Kasana Mosque in Luwero town council to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, the Luwero District Kadhi Sheikh Ramadhan Mulindwa asked Museveni to act tough on high ranking government officials who are implicated in corruption tendencies.
Over the years, believers from pentecostal churches have convened at Kasana Playground in Luwero town for a night of prayer that starts on 31 December transitioning through New Years Day. The Anglican and Catholic Faithful have also been spending the night in their respective Churches, praying as they usher in the New Year.
The nomination for Luwero Kadhi had been set for Wednesday to select replacement of Mustapha Lule Khamis the former Kadhi who was elevated to serve as Regional Kadhi for Eastern Buganda region in 2019.
Sheikh Ramadhan Mulindwa Nsanja, the Kadhi Luweero Muslim District, says Muslims who are struggling to secure food because of the COVID19 lockdown should postpone their fast to a later date when the situation improves.
Isah Semwogerere, the Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson, says they acted on a tip off from concerned residents. He says the suspects face charges of defying Presidential directives and will appear in court as soon as possible.
Richard Ssembajjwe, the chairperson Luweero District Service Commission says that the Commission could not suspend the interviews because they need to recruit staff within this financial year, a failure of which could have financial implications for the district. The interviews are expected to run until April 2, 2020.
Over 70 pilgrims who started the journey at Namirembe Cathedral on Wednesday, January 29 will spend up to 17 days on the road to Mucwini, through Luweero, Kigumba, Karuma, Kamdini, Gulu, Kitgum and a loop at Madi Opei.