Uganda: Installation of Bishop Paul Ssemogerere as Archbishop of Kampala
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Uganda: Installation of Bishop Paul Ssemogerere as Archbishop of Kampala

He continued, “We need God’s help so as to undergo a major help, quality transformation in the way we live, especially being accountable to each other. We cannot continue living in the spirit of Cain who said, ‘Am I my brother’s keeper?’” The Archbishop added, “I have come to encourage you; many of these challenges…

Kamuli, Uganda: An Impressive Legacy
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Kamuli, Uganda: An Impressive Legacy

More than 400 beneficiaries of Father Wijnand Huys’ generosity met recently at St Joseph Mary Rubaga Catholic Parish in Kamuli, to celebrate his philanthropy and charity. Maureen Nakatudde tells of the celebration. Fr Wijnand was a Dutch priest in Kamuli district, who helped and supported many orphans and vulnerable children in the community in the…

Uganda: Schools Reopen after Two Years Lockdown
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Uganda: Schools Reopen after Two Years Lockdown

According to Fr. Okello who has been serving at the Conferences’ Education office for the past four years, the first one month after reopening of schools which was Monday, January 10, “Students will concentrate on the summarized version of what they could have learnt in their previous classes and then get into the new syllabus…

Kampala, Uganda: Bishop Paul Semogerere Appointed Archbishop
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Kampala, Uganda: Bishop Paul Semogerere Appointed Archbishop

The appointment of His Lordship Paul Ssemogerere as the new Archbishop for Kampala Archdiocese has been received with joy and excitement by the Christians in Uganda. The news of his appointment came on 9th December 2021, announced by the Apostolic Nunciature in Uganda.. “The Apostolic Nunciature in Uganda wishes to congratulate the new Archbishop and to…

Nsambya, Uganda: Apostolic Nuncio Confirms Children at Mill Hill Missionaries Kampala House Community
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Nsambya, Uganda: Apostolic Nuncio Confirms Children at Mill Hill Missionaries Kampala House Community

APOSTOLIC NUNCIO TO UGANDA CONFIRMS CHILDREN AT THE MILL HILL MISSIONARIES – KAMPALA HOUSE, NSAMBYA. The day was 14th November. After about one and a half years of preparation of the children and despite the delays occasioned by the Covid lockdowns, there was excitement in the air.  The children all beautifully dressed in befitting white…

Uganda: Covid Shows Up Sheering Inequality
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Uganda: Covid Shows Up Sheering Inequality

“The cost of hospital care for those with COVID-19 is incredibly high in Uganda,” SDB members say in a Monday, July 19 report, and add, “some private hospitals in the country are charging up to 5 million Uganda shillings per day (US$1,400.00).” In the report, the Director of Don Bosco Namugongo School, Fr. Ellie Nyandwi, has…

Uganda: Worrying Rise in Covid-19 Infections and Deaths
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Uganda: Worrying Rise in Covid-19 Infections and Deaths

How is Uganda coping? Not well, I am afraid. Our health system is quite fragile and was never built for large scale or prolonged critical care. There have been pockets of success building the resilience of the health system, but efforts are generally fragmented and rarely consolidated. So the country’s health system has been stretched…