Bishop Ntagali Calls for Patience in Marriage

Watoto Wasoka – Football Made In Slums has organised the fourth edition of the  Watoto Wasoka Christmas Camp will take place from 28th December 2015 to 3rd January 2016.

The 5-day camp that expects a total 1600 participants will take place in Luwero where the teams will be accommodated at Luwero SSS while games will  be played at the Luwero Town Council grounds.

“Watoto Wasoka does not charge any fee from teams, online and takes care of accommodation, feeding and takes care of everything, courtesy of its friends who donate toward the success of the
event,” the CEO of Watoto Wasoka, Mr. Francis Mugoya said.

The participants/teams will be categorised in underage groups of Under-11, Under-13 and Under-15s for both boys and the girls. Last year the camp was held on same dates and registered 1452 kids from allover the country.

Watoto Wasoka – FOOTBALL MADE IN SLUMS, is a local NGO based in the heart of Kampala’s biggest slum Bakuli.

It’s a community – led youth development organization which uses soccer as a vehicle for positive change in the life of slum children in Uganda.

The organization aims to promote soccer-talented street and slum kids and tries to provide them with an alternative to street life for a better future perspective.
Archbishop of the Church of Uganda His Grace Stanley Ntagali has appealed to married couples to observe patience if they are to see their marriages survive worldly hardships.

Ntagali made the call yesterday while presiding over the 25th anniversary of UPDF’s Col Fred Zakye and his wife Anne Giramata at their home in Kamukuzi in Mbarara Municipality.

Col Fred Zakye, find son the late Yosia Zakye a highly famed chemist, healing wedded Anne in 1990 and have brought forth 3 children, all studying in the UK.

Fred and Anne together with the children

Fred and Anne together with the children

At the event, Bishop Ntagali said that a lot of marriages have suffered and succumbed to the actions of impatient partners.

“People in modern marriages tend to give up very fast when things go wrong; this is not the essence of marriage,” he said.

The Couple has been married since 1990

The Couple has been married since 1990

Ntagali called upon married couples to be patient and understanding to each other as only then would they be able to mark such anniversaries.

Meanwhile at the event, the Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda took time off to call for serenity as the country closes in to the February 2016 general elections.

Rugunda and his wife chat with one Mzee Rwetaga

Rugunda and his wife chat with one Mzee Rwetaga

The Premier reechoed government’s commitment to free fair and peaceful elections and called upon all Ugandans to join in this effort.

“This should be everybody’s responsibility and must not be left to security organs alone,” he added.

Other dignitaries that attended the silver jubilee celebrations Ministers John Nasasira, Jim Muhwezi, UPDF officers, the president’s daughter Patience, Bishops from Rwanda and Tanzania,  judges and businessmen among others.



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