The Director of the Social Communications Department of Kampala Archdiocese, Fr Joseph Mukasa Nkeera, has since confirmed the development revealing that the directives were issued during a high-level meeting with the clergy and senior executive committees of parishes at Rubaga Cathedral in Kampala this Saturday.
Authorities note that though the municipality has been hosting the day for years with a lot of indirect benefits due to the influx of people in the area for over almost a month, they have been lacking a proper plan strategized to ensure that the municipality remit some revue to its coffers.
Esau Kansiime, a resident of Namugongo destined for Kabaale, says although he wanted to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ with his family, he couldn't afford to travel during the peak of the season due to among other things the hire transport fares.
According to the Provincial Secretary, Rev. Canon Captain William Ongeng, the pilgrimage will start on Jan 29, 2020, and end on Feb 14. Canon Ongeng says that the pilgrims will among other things retrace the footsteps of the last journey of Archbishop Luwum.
Bamwoze is credited for lobbying for water projects and free family planning services for the people through the family life education program FLEP. Bamwoze, the pioneer Bishop of Busoga Diocese succumbed to leukemia on February 11.
Jackson Kwizera, a resident of Kisoro who traveled for more than eight hours to attend the court proceedings couldnt hide his joy. Kwizera, who was dancing outside the military court, told URN that he wasnt happy with the way his village mate was treated.
Besides corruption and greed, Kabaka Mutebi also raised concern about the high rate of youth unemployment in the country. He called for the restoration of cooperatives as a matter of urgency to provide jobs to people as well as income.
Speaking at the same event, the Relief and Disaster Preparedness Minister, Hillary Onek, said some countries he didnt disclose have been sending wrong elements to Uganda to kidnap or kill people who legally entered the country for business or as refugees.
Led by the Kampala Metropolitan Police Commander, Moses Kafeero, Muzeeyi asked to be shown some of the spots used by criminals during, before and after the celebrations. The officers led Muzeeyi to three black spots in the catholic shrine believed to be a hideout for criminals.
The award will be received by the Aga Khan Foundation during celebration to mark the 60 anniversary of his ascension to the Ismaili Imamat throne. This will be the first time that KCCA is giving out such awards to a reputable figure, according to KCCA deputy spokesman Peter Kauju.