Vivian Amanio Nalumansi, a lay leader in Kasekulo Church of Uganda has died in an accident along Masaka-Bukakata Road. Nalumansi was returning from the burial ceremony of a fellow Christian in Kayabwe, Masaka district.
Rev. Father Erick Justin Uma, the Curate of Holy Rosary Church in Gulu City in the Archdiocese of Gulu says that the current killings, brutality and inhumane treatment being perpetrated against the civilian population in Uganda currently are saddening.
The overall objective of the deal is to contribute to household economic empowerment through promotion of agro-industrialisation, community mobilisation, mindset change, value chain development and food security
Led by the Chairperson of the IRCU Council of Presidents, Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje, the religious leaders told journalists on Thursday that if those arrested committed crimes, they should be presented to the courts of law as the law stipulates.
Masimo Opiyo, the Executive Director of Comboni Samaritans, says teenage motherhood has overtime presented a huge challenge for the region spanning over three decades right from the early 90s during the height of the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army - LRA rebellion.
The latest case is Brother Elio Croce who succumbed to the deadly disease on Wednesday evening from Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala from where he was receiving treatment.
Elio becomes the third priest from Gulu Archdiocese to die of COVID-19 in a space of less than one month.
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.
Some of the pit latrines are filled with water while some had their roofs blown off by heavy rains. The lack of toilets has forced many residents to ease themselves in polythene bags and buckets and dispose of the waste in drainage channels and on the streets.
The deceased are Brother Benito Ricci, a former Treasurer for the Archdiocese of Gulu, a resident of Layibi in Gulu West Division and Fr. Jesus Aranda who was working in Palorinya Refugee Camp in Moyo District.
Sheikh Mubaje said he learnt about the death of Dr. Kaliisa with sadness because of his devotion to the growth of Islam particularly in Uganda and internationally. He said the death of Dr. Kaliisa and other Muslim scholars in the past few days leaves a big dent in the Muslim community in the country.