The young girl is one of the 337-foot pilgrims trekking a distance of 332 kilometers from Gulu Diocese in northern Uganda, in a journey of faith and determination, with a rosary in one hand and a bible in the other. The team has so far covered about 240 kilometers to Kakooge town in Nakasongola district.
The Archbishop of Gulu Archdiocese Dr. John Baptist Odama says many of the pledges towards preparations have not been fulfilled. He says the Episcopal conference requires 900 million to successfully host this years celebration.
The letter signed by the Secretary for Religious Affairs at Uganda Muslim Supreme Council Sheik Muhammad Murshid Luwemba indicates that a recent special Majilis Al-Ulama Meeting unanimously agreed that sheik Kibuule be appointed the district Kadhi.