The Chairman Uganda Episcopal Conference Rt. Rev. Dr. Anthony Zziwa has appealed to Ugandans against being complacent with the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Addressing the Press at the Prime Ministers offices in Kampala, Bishop Zziwa said the community is filled with all sorts of myths and talks, some saying COVID-19 is not a disease for the Africans while others say it’s not in Uganda, the talks he said put the lives of Ugandans at risk.

This comes as the country has now registered 97 coronavirus cases the latest being two cases from the community while six are truck drivers who were tested from 2,061 samples by the Ministry of Health.

Bishop Zziwa had lead a four man team from the Uganda Episcopal Conference to hand over Five tons of maize flour and Five tons of beans donated by the Catholic Bishops of Uganda to the Covid-19national taskforce to support the presidential appeal to donate food for distribution amongst Ugandans. Bishop Zziwa on food…….


The aid was handed over to the Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda who later who hailed the Church for the brotherly gesture with the government to support Ugandans not only at the national level but also at the diocesan level where individual Bishops in the 19 dioceses have started to distribute food. Dr. Rugunda speaking…..


Among other officials were the Secretary General Uganda Episcopal Conference Msgr. John Baptist Kauta and Mr. Geravas Ndyanabo the head of laity in Uganda. ENDS


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