Rutooma parish Priests body laid to rest at Kabale diocese cemetery

The body of the Rutooma parish Priest in Rukungiri district Rev. Fr. Thomas Batiima was yesterday laid to rest at Kabale diocese cemetery in Kabale Municipality. Speaking during a requiem Mass at Rushoroza Cathedral that was presided over by the Kabale diocesan Vicar General Monsignor Silverio Twinomugisha, the Makiro parish priest in Kanungu district, Rev. Fr. Adrian Byomuhangi described Fr. Batiima as a committed and a hardworking servant of God who was like a father to all Christians. The Executive director of Uganda National research Institute, Prof. Charles Kwesiga, who…

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HIV infection upswings in about 50 countries

A new global report says HIV infections are rising in about 50 countries. The report, launched today by UNAids, says half of the people who are newly infected with the virus are not receiving the treatment they need to prolong their lives. Nearly 37 million people across the world are living with the virus that causes Aids. The syndrome kills about one million people each year. UNAids is warning that progress towards controlling the spread of HIV is slowing globally. However, the region worst hit by the infection – East…

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