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Pope Declares Abortion Forgiveness Universal.

Ugandans have welcomed Pope Francis’ announcement of priests forgiving women who have aborted. The pope, early this week announced that during The Year of Mercy that begins on December 8 till November 20, 2016, all priests would be empowered to “absolve the sin of abortion” for those who seek forgiveness with “a contrite heart Priests including Fr James Ssebayiga of ...

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Month-Long Power Outage Threatens Security in Kitgum

Uganda police and prisons authorities in Kitgum barracks have been attacked by panic following a month-long running power outage that has rendered all their communication gadgets inoperative.   The security-threatening power outage has been caused by a reported transformer fault at the main power distribution line in June along the Irene Gleeson road.   Kitgum District Police Commander Jackson Baryampika says ...

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Miss Tourism North Die in Fatal accident

Uganda’s Miss Tourism 2015 selection took a tragic turn yesterday afternoon, when one of several vehicles travelling to Mbarara for the Miss Tourism Ankole regional contest suffered a fatal accident. At least three occupants of the car, reportedly including Miss Tourism Northern Uganda, Miss Tourism Buganda and a well-known reporter from local TV station NTV passed away inspite of being ...

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Gulu: I don’t sleep with women in church Pastor Speaks out

Pastor Ronnie Odur aka Ronnie of Holy Power Centre Church has called off all the allegation involving him having sex with women at his church as baseless. “I am not aware of all the issues they have brought forward but all i know is there are a few elements who want to use false information against me to put my ...

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Slain Journalist, Scovia Anena’s Husband Arrested

Gulu, 17th/June/2015; Police in Gulu district have arrested a man in connection with the murder of a 23-year old freelance journalist, Scovia Anena, who was working with a Christian based radio, Favor FM.   Residents discovered Anena’s decomposing body on Monday 15th June, 2015 lying in clotted blood in her rented house, at Kolo quarters in Layibi Division, Gulu Municipality in Northern ...

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Pakwach-Nebbi Road Constructors to be Grilled

President Yoweri Museveni has threatened to institute a commission of inquiry to bring the constructor of the said project to book. Speaking on the national TV today during the state of the nation address, Museveni noted that some part of the road had started getting patches shortly after it was worked on. “We will institute a commission of inquiry into ...

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Pilgrim Dies From Suffocation

One pilgrim has died from suffocation at Namugongo Martyrs’ shrine in Kampala. 45 year old Beatrice Birungi was among the over 20 pilgrims rushed to Mulago hospital by the Uganda Red Cross after they fainted at Namugongo Martyrs’ shrine this afternoon. Mulago hospital has reserved a special care room for Namugongo victims and doctors and other medical workers are on ...

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Embrace Agriculture – President Museveni to Acholi

President Yoweri Museveni has commended the people of Omoro County in particular and Acholi Sub-Region in general, for embarking on massive production of coffee, a cash crop whose growing was, in the colonial days, a preserve of only some regions in Uganda, denying others immense wealth. The President was launching the growing of coffee and cassava at a colorful ceremony ...

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Besigye coming back?

Pundits are warning that President Yoweri Museveni’s disregard of the people’s voices might lead to a chaotic election or even a boycott. “With these new developments,” said Makerere University don Mwambutsya Ndebesa, “the fate of the elections looks very uncertain.” On the day the Constitutional Amendment Bill was presented to Parliament, the opposition pressure group; For God and My Country ...

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