Four suspected conmen nabbed
THE Police are holding four suspected counterfeit currency dealers. The four have been identified as Tony Kaddu from Njeru town, Monday Balikudembe from Jinja, Fred Kavuma and Musa Ziwa, both of Kampala. They
THE Police are holding four suspected counterfeit currency dealers. The four have been identified as Tony Kaddu from Njeru town, Monday Balikudembe from Jinja, Fred Kavuma and Musa Ziwa, both of Kampala. They are suspected to be part of a gang that has been conning people in Jinja, Soroti, Kampala and Malaba of money. Kaddu and Balikudembe are being held in Mukono, while the others are in Kampala Central Police Station. The district criminal investigations officer, Mark Odong, said the suspects were netted with sh3m fake currency in both Uganda shillings and dollars. Odong said the Police arrested the suspects after a tip-off from one of the victims who was conned of sh30m. He said the suspects would be charged with possession of counterfeit currency and money laundering.
Sh240m church for Kalamba
The construction of a sh240m church has started in Kalamba trading centre in Kiganda sub-county. The church will bring together over 80,000 Christians. While launching the project, the state minister for Luweero triangle, Nyombi Thembo, called upon the faithful to support church projects by donating money. He donated sh7m to the church.
35 priests ordained
The West Ankole diocese has created six more archdeaconries; bringing the total number to 18. The new archdeaconries are Kigarama, Kyamuhunga, Ryakasinga, Kibatsi, Bwongyera and Kyeizooba. The diocesan bishop the Rt. Rev. Yona Katoneene announced the new archdeaconries last Sunday at the ordination of 35 priests at St. Peters Cathedral, Bweranyangi. Katonene called upon the priests to work diligently. He cautioned them to lead by example and remain faithful to the Lord.
Good Samaritan Sisters take vows
Six Catholic nuns belonging to the Good Samaritan Sisters on Tuesday made their religious vows of poverty, obedience and chastity, qualifying them to be full members of the congregation. During the function that took place at the institutionâ€™s headquarters at Nalukolongo, two other sisters pronounced their perpetual vows, which bind them to celibacy. During the mass, Kampala archdiocese auxiliary bishop, Christopher Kakooza, asked the sisters to zealously serve the poor.