Although the Easter Vigil Mass usually comes with a lot of pomp and excitement among Catholics as celebrate the risen king, this year’s mass was filled with grief as many churchgoers were still shocked by the death of their shepherd.
Rose Namusisi, a businesswoman in Kalerwe dealing in tomatoes, onions, carrots and green pepper, says that the demand for tomatoes in Kenya and South Sudan has forced prices in Uganda to shoot up. Currently, a box of tomatoes costs between Shillings 380 000 – 420 000.
Dr. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga, the now fallen Archbishop of Kampala Archdiocese was the pioneer Bishop of Kasana-Luweero Diocese that was established on November 30, 1996. He was elevated to Archbishop in 2006.
Lwanga has always been distinct among his peers who always preferred to stay quiet on critical issues affecting the nation or when they speak, choose to speak vaguely. Be it condemning recent kidnaps, tortures, corruption or responding to his critics, Lwanga never threw away opportunity to speak when leading Eucharistic celebrations.
The death announcement comes just hours after the Archbishop Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga, who doubled as the Chairperson of the Uganda Joint Christian Council (UJCC) preached a message of hope for Uganda after jointly leading the Ecumenical Public Way of the Cross with his Anglican counterpart Dr Stephen Kaziimba at Namirembe on Friday.
The Emirates Invitational 7s was intended to provide a valuable high-performance opportunity for the participating teams in their preparations for the Olympic rugby sevens competition, which will take place from July 26 to July 31, 2021 at Tokyo Stadium.
An official at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital told URN on condition of anonymity that there are often between 3 to 4 unclaimed bodies at the facility each month. Dr. David Tibwamanya, the Principal Administrator Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, says that always hand such bodies to Gulu City Council after waiting for their relatives to claim them in vain.
Moses Moru a resident of Nalem told URN that the warriors were more than 100, armed with both guns and arrows.
“Some of the soldiers deployed to guard the protect Kraal also were running following us the civilians who had no guns and that was terrible,” said Joice Nakiru, another resident.
Prof Pontiano Kaleebu, the Executive Director of Uganda Virus Research Institute, says that while the decrease in COVID-19 cases is a blessing in disguise, it is going to affect many ongoing studies. According to Kaleebu, at the time that many studies were reported, the country was reporting at least 200 cases a day.
Dan Taritweba, the chairperson of the Board of Governors Kabushaho seed secondary school, says that the contractor wrote asking for more time because of the COVID-19 pandemic but has not communicated to them since the last extension.
Sam Kigula, the LC 5 Chairman of Nakasongola district says that theft of animals has plunged pastoralists into poverty. He says Police has failed to end the thefts due to manpower problems. He says that to address the problem, they have resolved to form anti-cattle theft committees comprising seven vigilantes per village to patrol their village areas.
Not a single youth in Aduku Town Council has benefited from the fund, according to a report by the Aduku Town Council Gender and Community sector. The report indicates that most of the youths in the town council have shunned the program.
Nyanjura, told council mid this week that KCCA officials changed market leadership over weekends without engaging many vendors while in some cases, engaged a few vendors and appointed them to positions of leadership without following democratic procedures like an election.
As part of the enforcement, collaborative efforts with sister Security Agencies have been heightened, with increased visibility across the country. This is intended to counter all forms of threats and vulnerabilities.