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Luweero churches opt for daytime year end festivities

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Churches in Luweero town council have resolved to hold the end year of prayers during daytime. This is to ensure that celebrations do not contravene the standard operating procedures that were set by the Ministry of Health to keep COVID-19 at bay. Over the years, …

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Increase number of people attending prayers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament want the 70-person limit on congregations in places of worship to be increased according to the size of the churches and mosques. According to Busia Municipality MP Hon. Geoffrey Macho, the ability by places of worship to observe standard operating procedures and …

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MPs ask Museveni to revise number of people attending prayers

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have asked President Museveni to review attendance numbers for prayers from only 70 people and reconsider it basing on the size of the place of worship. President Yoweri Museveni, while opening up more sectors of the economy emphasized that only 70 people …

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Christians throng churches after six months of closure

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Christians in different parts of the country on Sunday thronged churches for prayers following six months of closure to curb the spread of Covid-19. Last week, President Museveni said that places of worship would be reopened with only 70 congregants observing all the standard operating …

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Churches ask faithful to book before attending service on Sunday

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Faithful willing to attend mass and services in the Catholic and Anglican churches will have to book and register with the Church administrators as one the measures to control numbers as churches reopen their doors. The development comes after President Yoweri Museveni eased restrictions …

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UCU students to write exams inside churches

Mukono, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda Christian University is to deliver examination papers to churches for students staying in hard to reach areas without internet access. Since the government declared the lockdown following the outbreak of Covid-19, this is the second time UCU is attempting to give out examinations to …

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Fate of schools, churches to be decided

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Museveni will on Tuesday meet the National Covid-19 taskforce to decide on the fate of schools, places of worship and other businesses that are still under lockdown. This was disclosed by President Yoweri Museveni during yesterday’s national prayers at State House Nakasero on …

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