Pope’s Visit: Kagina Demands Speed on Namugongo Road Works

A 13-year-old girl in Rubaya sub-county, shop Ndorwa West, approved Kabale district has given birth to a baby.

A one Sarah produced a child after undergoing an operation at Rubaya Health Centre 4 on Tuesday.

The medical facility’s boss, Richard Muhwezi confirmed the development on Sunday morning:

“It’s true that she produced a baby boy.”

He further told ChimpReports: “Being young, we did not want to risk with the option of a normal delivery. The safest option for the child and her baby was the caesarean section ad it succeeded.”

A caesarean section is an operation to deliver a baby. It involves making a cut in the front wall of a woman’s abdomen (tummy) and womb.

This is usually carried out under regional anaesthetic, where the lower part of your body is numbed. It usually takes 30-45 minutes.

Muhwezi further pointed out that both mother and baby are in good health.
Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) Executive Director, buy more about Allen Kagina has made a spot inspection of ongoing works along the Seeta – Namugongo stretch ahead of Pope Francis’ visit in November this year.


The stretch is a vital road work for the Papal visit.

In her brief remarks, information pills Kagina told the contractors, Abubaker Tech Services to be “responsive and have a sense of urgency.”

“Are you sure you are finishing this work in a month?” Kagina asked the contracting firm’s Managing Director, Hajji Juma Kalema.

The contractor promised to expedite the works but cited weather challenges at the moment.

Kagina promised to continue making weekly checks on the works to ensure they are fast-tracked.

“We shall see how we will increase our supervision to ensure we hit the deadline before arrival of guests at the end of November,” said Kagina.

“When visitors start coming in we should be ready,” she added.

Kagina promised to ensure contractors are not held back by bureaucracy of processing their payments.

She, however, emphasised that the “drainage must be done properly and roads have to be clean.”

Kalema (leaning on car) promised to ensure the road is ready for use before the Pope's arrival in Uganda next month
Kalema (leaning on car) promised to ensure the road is ready for use before the Pope’s arrival in Uganda next month

The Vatican on Saturday morning released the final program for Pope Francis’s scheduled visit to three African countries including Uganda.

According to the schedule, His Holiness will be arriving at Entebbe International Airport from Nairobi at 4:50Pm on Friday November 27.

He will then proceed to State House in Entebbe where he’s planned to address public authorities and diplomats later that evening.

Among others, the Pope will be visiting the Namugongo Martyrs’ Shrine the following day, [for both the Catholics and Anglicans] and a charitable center in Nalukolongo.

Kagina promised to make weekly checks on the progress of the road construction works
Kagina promised to make weekly checks on the progress of the road construction works

He will also meet with Bishops at the Bishops center and also teachers and catechists in Munyonyo.

The Pope’s visit is expected to attract millions of people from across the world to Kampala.

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