Over 40 soldiers of the Special Forces Command, Directorate of Band, were passed out on Jul 5, 2019 after one year of quality training on band/music. The Deputy Commander Special Forces Command, Col. Peter Candia, who represented the Commander SFC, Maj Gen. James Birungyi, presided over the function which was held at Sera Kasenyi Training School, Wakiso District. “You have made history today by pioneering the establishment of a band with full structures in SFC, something which was viewed as an impossibility a year ago”. He applauded the Graduands for…

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Archbishop Lwanga Attacks Media Over Pope’s Visit

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Archbishop Cyprian Lwanga Presiding Over A Church Mass At The Mapeera Day Celebrations In Entebbe By PEACOCK KAWEESA The archbishop of Kampala archdiocese, Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga is bitter with the media over putting word into his mouth. The archbishop over the weekend  bashed the  media allegations  of  begging government  shs9bn to host the Pope Francis in  Uganda. The archbishop while presiding over a church mass at the  Mapeera memorial church, Cyprian denied media reports  of  begging  government for financial support to host the  second coming  of  Pope Francis to…

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Hindu Spiritual Master Preaches Peace, Love

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Dr.Sudhir in white joins colleagues to  capture every moment of  the special  presentation. By Kitts D.Mabonga The working and living in Uganda have been urged to always ensure that they strike a balance between key societal drivers such as personal interests,profession,social life and spiritual well-being as these values may guide them to  live a positive happy lifestyle. Sri Gurudev poses for s memorable photo at the ceremony The call was over the weekend made by the visiting Sri Gurudev,the World’s eminent spiritual master from India while addressing over 500 members…

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DRC’s Archbishop pleads for peace on eve of election


The archbishop of Kinshasa is urging peace on the eve of Democratic Republic of Congo’s long-delayed presidential election, saying differences of opinion are no reason to “light the country on fire.” Archbishop Fridolin Ambongo held a Mass in the capital on Saturday attended by leading opposition candidate Martin Fayulu and a representative of ruling party candidate Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary. They and sole female candidate Marie-Josee Ifoku held hands during prayer in a spirit of reconciliation. The archbishop said “unfortunately, some of our compatriots give the impression they want to hold…

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Pope Francis prays for victims killed by roadside bomb in Egypt

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The Vatican says Pope Francis is praying for the victims of a roadside bomb that hit a tourist bus in Egypt. In a condolence telegram sent on Saturday by the Vatican secretary of state to Egypt’s president, Francis was said to be “deeply saddened” by the attack near the Giza Pyramids. Three Vietnamese tourists and their Egyptian guide were killed in Friday’s attack, and 10 were seriously injured. The Vatican says Francis invoked divine blessing upon Egypt and its people, while “trusting that all will work to overcome violence with…

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Archbishop Lwanga: Church tithe should be deducted from monthly salaries

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The Archbishop of Kampala archdiocese, Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga has proposed that the central government should start deducting 10 per cent tithe from monthly salaries of Catholic believers. Archbishop Lwanga during a Sunday mass at Lubaga Cathedral revealed that many Catholics do not pay the tithe, which slows down church work. “We lie to God that we pay church tithe off our monthly salaries. During a mass like this, when time to pay the tithe reaches, Catholics just pick whatever they get from their pockets and give in, but the…

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Arsonists Linked to Garage Fire That Razed 12 Buses

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By our reporter A businessman is counting huge losses after a fire gutted 12 buses and a lorry at a garage in Kenyatta Road estate, Juja. Joseph Kariuki, the proprietor of Chania Special Travellers Sacco, said he was informed on phone of the Sunday morning fire by the caretaker. Kariuki led detectives from Juja police station to the scene to assess the damage. He said the cause of the fire is yet to be established. Kariuki suspects arsonists lit the fire from inside the garage. “This is a shocking incident.…

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Priest fired over 8 million theft


Soroti Diocese Anglican bishop has suspended with immediate effect one of his senior priests over alleged theft of Shs8 million belonging to a Norwegian national. The Norwegian, Ms Rundi Randi, is said to have been one the Europeans behind the funding of some of the youth activities at the diocese. The letter of suspension by Bishop George William Erwau, addressed to all diocesan departments, ordered the Rev Beseri Otekat to vacate the diocese forthwith. Bishop Erwau said the Rev Otekat’s case will be heard by the diocesan disciplinary committee once…

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President Museveni commends faith groups for supporting OWC


President Yoweri Museveni yesterday received and held a meeting with a 60-strong delegation of members of the Inter-Religious Council in Uganda, led by their Chairman, Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubajje who is Chief Mufti of Uganda. He told his guests that leadership entails caring about others. Today’s meeting was a follow-up on recent familiarization tour by the religious leaders to the Districts of Ibanda, Kiruhuura and Masaka that involved the monitoring of the NRM Government’s Operation Wealth Creation Programme. “I am impressed with your enthusiasm and commitment to support the Government…

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“Using church for personal ambition is a plague”, Pope Francis says


ROME – Do not settle for a worry-free, comfortable life with an unhealthy attachment to money and an ambitious heart yearning for honors, Pope Francis told seminarians studying in Rome. “I’m telling you this as a brother, father and friend. Please, shun ecclesial careerism. It is a plague. Avoid it,” he said April 1 during an audience at the Vatican with students, faculty, staff and alumni of the Pontifical Spanish College of St. Joseph in Rome. The college was celebrating the 125th anniversary of its founding. Everything hinges on loving…

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