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Alcohol Banned at Namugongo Shrine

Alcohol Banned at Namugongo Shrine

May. 27 | By Ahura Mujuni Mark Police spokesperson Patrick Onyango said on Monday that alcoholic drinks will not be allowed at the Uganda Martyrs shrines at Namugongo. Pilgrims have started to arrive from different parts of the country ahead of the June 3 celebrations....

One person dies  at Namugongo shrine

One person dies at Namugongo shrine

Jun. 3 | One person has died at Namugongo shrine. The deceased¬† was known as Mubarak Mwanje¬† who came from Iganga. He has been sick and on medication. He was found dead in the shrine’s Latrine and the dead body has been taken to Mulago Hospital Mortuary. At...

80 year old is crawling from Mityana to Namugongo to attend the Martyrs Mass

80 year old is crawling from Mityana to Namugongo to attend the Martyrs Mass

Jun. 2 | As Uganda martyrs day is approaching and one day to the big day Many believers have gathered in Namugongo for the remembrance mass. Many have walked to the shrine and others have come from many distant districts and countries like Tanzania, kenya and...

Uganda Martyrs Day Soon Approaching

Uganda Martyrs Day Soon Approaching

May. 31 | 3rd June is the Uganda Martyrs day when Catholic and other believers from different countries meet to have a mass in remembrance of the people who Mwanga II killed because of their religion between 1885 and 1887. They were 22 in number and the following...