UKS launches tree planting campaign

On the 4th March 2017 The UKS Board launched the tree planting program at Nyangabi as an activity to mark the 40 years celebration of Kolping existence in Uganda.

During the Exercise the President of the Kolping Society Mr. Francis Mayombo Rabwoni said that during the 18th UKS National Convention, it was resolved that every Diocesan Kolping Society and willing partners and friends shall plant 40 broad-leaved trees or more, as an activity to mark the event.

The president observed that if every stakeholder embraced the project, it would help avert improve the weather patterns that has become hostile. He encouraged all to participate.
The function was also graced by the Managing Director of Uganda Kolping Society Mr. Aloysius Mugasa Adyeri and other Board Members.

This MD said that the exercise was to go on until 2nd December 2017, the climax of the celebrations.

Lyantonde RDC, Uganda Kolping Society In Land Row

Ben Ruberantware, the Lyantonde deputy Resident District Commissioner, is locked up in a land row with Uganda Kolping Society in Hoima.

Both of them claim ownership of a plot of land in Kijungu, a prime area in Hoima municipality.

The plot under contention measures about one-fifth of a hectare and is located on plot 40 on Mandela road.

It all started about two weeks ago when Uganda Kolping Society set out to begin construction on the contested plot.

According to Aloysius Mugasa, the Uganda Kolping society executive director, his workers at the site were arrested and detained at Hoima police station purportedly on the orders of the deputy RDC, who accused them of trespassing on his land.

But Mugasa maintains the plot belongs to the society and accuses the Ruberantware of using his position to grab the society's land.

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