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Bishop Ssemogerere picked to oversee Kampala Archdiocese

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  |  Pope Francis VI has appointed the Bishop of Kasana Luwero, Paul Ssemwogerere, as the Apostolic Administrator of Kampala Archdiocese, until a substantive archbishop is appointed.  This was announced by the Pope’s representative to Uganda, (Papal Nuncio) Archbishop Bianco Luigi at the burial ceremony of …

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EASTER VIGIL: Somber mood in Kampala Archdiocese

Rubaga, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | It was a sombre mood at Rubaga Cathedral when Christians from Kampala Archdiocese gathered for the Easter vigil mass, hours after the death of their Archbishop, His Grace Dr. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga. The Easter Vigil is the greatest liturgy of the entire year in …

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KCCA needs 178 billion shillings to expand Nakivubo channel

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA needs over Shillings 178.9 billion to expand Nakivubo channel, which is the major drainage of stormwater from the Kampala central business district. A report by the KCCA Executive secretariat shows that the Authority completed detailed designs for the works but lacks …

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Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga is dead

Archbishop Lwanga became the Bishop of Kampala in 2006 after the retirement of Cardinal Emmanuel Wamala Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Archbishop of Kampala Catholic Archdiocese Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga is dead. According to the Secretary General of the Episcopal Conference, Monsignor John Baptist Kauta, Dr Lwanga was found …

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Four police officers arrested over illegal trade in ivory

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Special Wildlife Crime Unit has arrested four police officers in connection to two separate illegal ivory transactions in Kampala city and Kapelebyong district. Charles Twine, the spokesperson of the Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID, says the four officers are in custody at Jinja road police station …

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New law to enforce, implement greening of Kampala city

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Assenting to the Kampala Urban Greening Infrastructure Ordinance (UGIO) has raised hope of greening the city to its old friendly glory once again. This new hope comes after the disappearance of Kampala’s natural trees and green spaces caught the eye of residents in various areas. …

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Fidodido ceiling caves in injuring 8 worshippers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least eight worshippers who were attending lunchtime fellowship on Monday afternoon at Fidodido building along Kampala Road are nursing injuries after being hit by a falling ceiling.  Fidodido houses a branch of Kansanga Miracle Centre Church. The ceiling caved in as Pastor Charles Kasibante …

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ROADS: Where is the problem, KCCA?

COMMENT | Samson Tinka |  In the last twelve months or so, Kampala roads have continuously become impassible. The Namauwongo road via The Monitor, Salama road, Ring road, Nagera road, Kitezi road etc have ceased to be roads and become trenches. Motorcyclists and cyclists are reporting nearly daily to various garages …

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