Author: The Duke of Kigezi

Former Liverpool and Brazil star, Roberto Firmino, has announced his new role as a pastor of an evangelical church. The 32-year-old was consecrated at a church he founded in his hometown of Maceio on Sunday, June 30. Firmino and his wife, Larissa, shared the news on Instagram, describing the occasion as “memorable and unforgettable”. They expressed their deep spiritual commitment, stating, “From our encounter with Christ, a longing burns in our hearts that people may know this love that has reached us. Now we have another yearning and responsibility to be pastors after God’s own heart and who cooperate with…

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In turn of events, Dr. Julius Muhwezi, a police doctor, on Tuesday afternoon testified in the high-profile Katanga trial, distancing himself from a police form presented as evidence. Credit: Showbiz Uganda. He told court that the form had been tampered with and did not reflect his true findings. “I can only own part B of the form. I didn’t sign the first half,” Dr. Muhwezi stated, claiming that his signature and stamp on the second half had been altered. “Where I signed was changed. What appears like 13th is not mine.” The defense counsel, Elison Karuhanga, suggested that Dr. Muhwezi…

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By Julius Mugaga Tukacungurwa/Umoja Standard. Kampala, Uganda: With humanitarian response being a crucial issue in Uganda amidst wanting funding, Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) has made a step to reach out to general public seeking to raise funds in the dubbed ‘HUMANITY NEEDS YOU’ Campaign. This comes in the same month when URCS will be celebrating 60 years of serving humanity. The Campaign that will run for six months seeks to solicit funds from the general public, Private entities, government agencies, Civil Society organizations, international community in a bid to cater for the range of humanitarian activities at hand. Even…

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Credit: Nilepost. The primates leisurely take their strolls at the district headquarters in Mubende Municipality to the chagrin of the councillors. Samuel Mayanja, councillor for East Division, said the monkeys are always in offices which scares workers, hence resulting into poor services. “We always find these monkeys in offices and when someone is on a computer doing some work, the monkeys scare them while trying to enter into offices through windows,” Mayanja sai. Mayanja appealed to the Uganda Wildlife Authority to trap these monkeys, saying it is the first time ever to see Monkeys invading the district headquarters. Ms Aisha…

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By URN.Police in Mitooma District are hunting for a witch doctor who allegedly connived with three others to poison and kill a 45-year-old man in Butagatsi village, Mitooma District. The others, who are also on the run include Ruth Muhairwe, the deceased’s wife, Patrick Mukisa, and another person only known as Kabyogamo. Marcial Tumusiime, the greater Bushenyi police spokesperson has identified the deceased as Emmanuel Nshimeyimana, a resident of Nyamwegabira village, Nkoko Sub-county in Kakumiro District. Tumusiime explains that Nsimeyimana, his Wife Ruth Muhairwe and Patrick Mukisa came from Kakumiro District to search for traditional healers to track people who…

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Residents s of Bisakabiddugala village in Kitimbwa sub-county, Kayunga District, were left in disbelief on Sunday morning when a 26-year-old man, who had been sheltered in the local LC chairperson’s house for safety from an angry mob, hanged himself. The Bisakabiddugala village chairperson, Mr Daniel Gabula, identified the deceased as Yusuf Kasozi, a resident of neighboring Namusaala village in Busaana sub-county. Mr Gabula recounted that the tragedy unfolded when, in the early hours of Saturday night, Kasozi and an accomplice attempted to steal a Bajaj motorcycle from Bisaka Redeemed Church where worshippers were gathered for overnight prayers. “Under cover of…

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After being on run for some good time, Dr. Lawrence Eron, the lecturer of Kyambogo University who is has since last been on the run over allegations of defiling a 16 year old visually impaired female student and infecting the minor with HIV/AIDS was finally arrested and remanded on Friday July 5, 2024. Dr. Eron who has a past record of sexual immoralities involving minors, according to his natives in Apac district, on Friday, appeared before Chief Magistrate Christine Nantege, in Kampala who didn’t allow him to plead to the charges against him because they are capital in nature and…

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Adom Kyei Duah, the Leader and Founder of Believers Worship Centre has issued a directive to his church members. He claims that God has instructed him to replace images of Jesus Christ with his own photographs for the next 500 years. This bold order has stirred controversy and debate within the religious community. Many members of the Christian fratenity are shocked by this announcement. They find it challenging to reconcile this directive with their long-held beliefs and traditions. The directive suggests a significant shift in the church’s focus and practices. Critics argue that this move is highly unusual and may…

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The one in context is a 17year old Kakai. The police of Mbale City are holding a 17 year old girl over allegations of stealing a newly born baby boy from Mbale Regional Referral Hospital. According to Rogers Taitika, the Elgon Region Police Spokesperson, the suspect has only been identified as Kakai from Namunsi, Northern City Division in Mbale City. He says that Kakai and her colleagues on Friday, 5th July, 2024 was around a one Atuhairwe, the baby’s biological mother. Taitika explains that the baby thieves waited until Atuhairwe went for a bath and immediately Kakai with her friends…

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