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All articles in category Uganda

March 2014

A week in the life…

So what is life like for the Kinsellas, a missionary couple at African Bible University? Let’s look at a typical week. Sundays Sundays are a great blessing. We begin our week with worship of God. We worship at New City Bible Church, in the centre of Kampala. Services start at 10.40am and finish at…

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March 2014

Some interesting, internet ‘facts’ about Uganda!

Around 50 per cent of Uganda’s population survives on less than one dollar a day. The main transportation vehicle in Uganda is the bicycle. Uganda’s famous motorcycle taxis are dubbed boda-bodas, as they were used to transport people across the ‘no-man’s land’ between the Kenya/Uganda border posts (‘border-border’). Uganda is one of the top…

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March 2014

The gospel in Africa – the African Bible University of Uganda

According to a statement by Dr Kisamba Mugerwa, chairperson of the National Planning Authority of Uganda, to the United Nations in 2012, ‘The population of Uganda is … estimated to be 33 million. About 57 per cent of the Ugandan population is between 0 and 18 years and 78 per cent is under 30…

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March 2013

Bishop Festo Kivengere of Uganda

Festo turned his back on Christianity soon after his arrival at high school … He fell in with a group of lads untouched by the revival or Christian witness around them. He joined them in their escapades to the shops after dark and began to drink and smoke heavily… So he entered into his…

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Agape Children’s Village, Uganda
September 2009

Agape Children’s Village, Uganda

Agape Children's Village, Uganda Uganda has been hit hard by the HIV/AIDS epidemic and has the world's highest concentration of AIDS orphans. With a population of 30.9 million, one in every eighteen Ugandans is an AIDS orphan. In 2002 there were 1.7 million AIDS orphans, out of a total of 2.4 million Ugandan orphans. The orphan…

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December 2007

Compassion in Uganda

Compassion in UgandaBattling through heavy rain, Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) pilot Laura Westley flew a team from the Mildmay Clinic to conduct a one-day clinic at Bobi — a camp for internally displaced people in northern Uganda.On arrival the team was greeted by rows of mothers, waiting patiently with their children to see the…

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Missionary Spotlight – Uganda then and now
September 2007

Missionary Spotlight – Uganda then and now

Uganda then and now Any first-time visitor to Uganda' s capital city, Kampala, would find roads crammed with mini-buses, street vendors, motorbike taxis (boda-bodas), bicycles and people. The congestion inevitably bottlenecks at Kampala's notorious Clock Tower roundabout. As vehicles jockey for position the confusion takes on a surreal quality when a perspiring street evangelist screams…

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Compassion in Northern Uganda
April 2007

Compassion in Northern Uganda

While in war-torn Northern Uganda, we visited a refugee camp to encourage several pastors serving in the area.The camps are filled with violence, poverty, hopelessness and fear. As we walked around one with the pastors, hundreds of children gathered round us. They were so filthy. Those who had clothes wore rags; and most were…

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