Category: Uganda

11 years after Uganda cult murders, sad memories still fresh

Movement for the Restoration of the Ten Commandments of God It is more than a decade since more than 1,000 people perished in a church building in Kanungu, Uganda, after what is believed to have been a well-planned move by cult leaders who thought the world was coming to an end on December 31, 1999 but it never came to pass.

Much as time has passed, people still feel the effect of the Movement for the Restoration of the 10 Commandments killings.

Lord’s Resistance Army killed 321 people in Democratic Republic of Congo

Lord's Resistance Army At least 321 people were killed and hundreds were abducted in one of the worst massacres by Africa’s most feared rebel group, the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), in the Democratic Republic of Congo in December.

The attack — which was unreported until now — confirms that the LRA has restarted terrorising the region despite losing its bases in Sudan a few years ago, when Khartoum, its main backer, signed a peace deal with south Sudanese rebels.

Uganda: Cops exhume 3 bodies in mysterious cult probe

Uganda Police in Uganda on Monday exhumed bodies of three children who died under suspicious circumstances and were secretly buried at a home of a detained cult leader.

Police learnt of the cult after after a woman complained about her 3-year-old child who had been buried secretly, after being removed from her when she fell sick.

Uganda: Documentary On False Pastors is Out

Top stories of ‘men of God’ using charms and electric gadgets to perform miracles, sodomy, raping girls and snatching wives and husbands of members of their flock, have of recent dominated front pages in Uganda’s newspapers, tainting the image of born again churches.