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Church Of Uganda Reverend Murders Wife,  Burns Body After Accusing Her Of Cheating

Church Of Uganda Reverend Murders Wife, Burns Body After Accusing Her Of Cheating

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By Keefa Nuwahereza The police in Luwero District have arrested a reverend of the Church of Uganda over allegations of murdering his wife and setting the body ablaze, after he accused her of allegedly cheating on him with another man. The Reverend, only identified as Ssekibaala, a resident of Kavule village, a cleric at St. Mark’s Church, Luwero Town council, was arrested by police after he killed his wife identified as Deborah Sekibaala,  who was a head teacher at Kikamulo Church of Uganda Primary in Nakaseke District, and later set her body ablaze, following a heated fight that ensued between them on the night of Sunday November 8th, 2020. According to neighbours, Ssekibaala and his mother of four children had been married to several years and had four children together, a...
Hon. Nambooze’s fall Before God May Cost Her Politically.

Hon. Nambooze’s fall Before God May Cost Her Politically.

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The Mukono Municipality Member of Parliament Hon. Betty Nambooze Bakireke came out openly and attacked the church and the Bishop of Mukono dioceses accusing him of conniving with her opponent the Municipality mayor George Fred Kagimu to take over Bishops schools with an intention of steeling the schools land. While at the Nup offices in Mukono Nambooze blamed Kagimu of accepting to be used by the Bishop who is just 2 years to retire to take over the government schools which had existed for years. She stated that the church has destroyed these schools since the time the bishop took over them and they are now using a basket in churches to pay the teachers who used to be paid by Government. When this sparked in the ears of the church, leaders have come out to rebuke Hon. Nambooze sayi...
I Wasn’t Behind St. Peter’s Church Demolition’-Gen. Salim Saleh

I Wasn’t Behind St. Peter’s Church Demolition’-Gen. Salim Saleh

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By Keefa Nuwahereza Veteran Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) General Caleb Ankandwanaho aka Salim Saleh has refuted allegations that he was behind the demolition of St. Peter’s Church Ndeeba, which occurred early this week. Gen. Saleh revealed this on Wednesday August 12, 2020, during a meeting with several bishops and religious leaders from the Church of Uganda. Some of the Church of Uganda Bishops who attended the meeting “In the name of God. I want to swear to you that I am not involved in breaking churches,” Gen. Salim Saleh said.   He added that; “I don’t have any property in Kampala, the only one I have is the one in Mbuya, a house. I sold everything in Kampala….when I was chased from the army. The house in Mbuya is still there because my wife stopped me [fro...
‘Demolition Of St. Peter’s Church Is Evil, Barbaric’-Arch. Kaziimba Roars

‘Demolition Of St. Peter’s Church Is Evil, Barbaric’-Arch. Kaziimba Roars

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By Our Reporter The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda The Most Rev Dr. Stephen Samuel Kaziimba has condemned the demolition of St. Peter’s Church in Ndeeba which was  carried out on Monday morning, describing  the act as evil and barbaric. Archbishop Kazimba  revealed this is a statement he issued on Tuesday morning about the demolition, which states thus; “The Most Rev Dr. Stephen Samuel Kaziimba, Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, has released the following statement concerning the sinister demolition of St. Peter’s Church, Ndeeba: “On behalf of the House of Bishops and all Christians of the Church of Uganda, we express our sincere condolences to the Bishop and people of Namirembe Diocese, and especially those of St. Peter’s Church, Ndeeba, on last night’s d...
Shock As St. Peter’s Church Church Ndeeba Is Demolished By Tycoon, Top Police Officers Arrested

Shock As St. Peter’s Church Church Ndeeba Is Demolished By Tycoon, Top Police Officers Arrested

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By Our Reporter Christians in Kampala on Monday woke up to shock  following the demolition of St Peter’s Church in Ndeeba, which was demolished on Sunday night by  yet to be identified people, on orders of a city tycoon. Following the demolition, we have established that several policemen and other security personnel who oversaw the exercise have since been arrested and charged with  neglect of duty. We have learnt that the Police on Monday the police  arrested three of their own and 11 other men over the demolition of St. Peter's Church Ndeeba in Rubaga division, Kampala, contrary to the government directive stopping evictions during the COVID-19 lockdown. Those arrested are; the DPC Katwe, SP David Epedu, OC Station Ndeeba Police Station, ASP Mugira Yeko ...
UPDF Soldiers Charged With Murder Of Anglican Church Cleric

UPDF Soldiers Charged With Murder Of Anglican Church Cleric

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By Elite News Reporter The  General Court Martial has charged four Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) soldiers with the murder of Benon Nsimenta, a lay reader who was shot dead in the wee hours of June 24 at Hima, in Kasese District. Nsimenta’s widow, Allen Musimenta, told  the media on June 24 that she was with her husband riding on his motorcycle at around 7:00Am heading to their garden in Kanamba village, Karusandara sub-county, when they met soldiers at Karungibati along Hima-Kasese road, one of whom shot her husband at close range, killing him instantly. The four soldiers identified as Pte Abraham Lokwap, Pte Jackson Nyero, Pte Joel Otim and Lt. Talent Akampurira, all attached to the 6th Mountain Brigade Battalion (Hima, Kasese) were on Monday arraigned before t...