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The diocesan headquarters are located at Ruharo 3 kilometers from Mbarara town on the Mbarara – Bushenyi highway.

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May 2019
President officiates centenary

His Excellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda on Wednesday 24th April 2019 officiated the centenary celebrations of Mbarara Junior School. The school celebrated 108 years of existence. It was founded in 1911 by the Church Missionary Society, it was first established at Kamukuzi hill, the then headquarters of Ankole Kingdom. The school is now found at Ruharo hill, Mbarara Municipality. The school enrollment has increased from 600 pupils to 1800 pupils to date of which 1050 reside in the boarding section. The school has registered tremendous success both in academics, skilling the child and co-curricular activities. Her pupils have since 2008, passed in Division One and Two only. Away from academics, the school has also excelled in other fields such as music dance and drama. For the last 10 years, they have been the regional champion and have never gone above sixth position in national competitions in all these years The President began by commissioning......

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Ankole Diocess and the other 11 dioceses of western Uganda hosted the world wide mothers union president

Dioceses of Western Uganda hosted Mothers Union president

Ankole Diocese and the other 11 dioceses of western Uganda hosted the world wide mothers union president (Mrs Lynee Tembey) she was accompanied by Dr.Ruth Senyonyi  mothers Union president Of the Province of Church of Uganda and other provincial staff. In attendance was all the presidents, coordinators, and other mothers union members of different dioceses. There was also Bishop Fred Sheldon Mwesigwa (Bishop Ankole Diocese), Rt.Rev.Nathan Ahimbisibwe (Bishop South...


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Mothers Union Fundraising

Mothers Union Fundraising

Ankole Diocese who also contributed to this function, on that functions we contributed cash and cheques 135 million pledges 3o million we appreciate your generous contributions and may you continue to support this cause


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Nyakayojo Child Development Center hosts compassion sponsors

Nyakayojo Child Development Center hosts compassion sponsors

On Tuesday 10 April 2018, Nyakayojo CDC in Ankole Diocese hosted visitors from Australia some sponsors of Compassion International.  The Bishop welcomed them and thanked them for the work well done and for the sacrifice they make for the children in Africa. The children also showed their appreciation in the songs, and poems to the visitors. the visitors also appreciated the work being done. we bless the Lord  so much for...


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Ankole Diocese Ordination Ceremony

Ankole Diocese Ordination Ceremony

On Sunday 26th November, 2017 the Bishop of Ankole Diocese,  Rt.Rev. Dr. Fred Sheldon Mwesigwa ordained 5 deacons and 18 priests. The Ordination ceremony was witnessed by the Retired Bishop Elisha Kyamugambi and his wife, The Diocesan Chancellor Ambassador Francis Butagira and wife, The Deputy Vice Chancellor Kabagambe and wife, the Head of Laity Canon John Kaganzi, the Vice Chancellor Bishop Stuart University Prof Mauda Kamatenesi and her husband,...


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Ankole Diocese and Kigezi Diocese will soon start a Revival Radio Station

Ankole Diocese and Kigezi Diocese will soon start a Revival Radio Station

Ankole Diocese and Kigezi Diocese will soon start a radio station. Words of Hope partner with the two dioceses to establish the radio station. On 14th November, 2017 a team from Words of Hope met and the Bishops of both Diocese to establish where it will be stationed. They said that Revival Radio will be stationed at Church Community Center, Mbarara municipality. It will be covering the western Uganda district.


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Rt. Rev. Dr. Fred Sheldon Mwesigwa

Ankole Diocese @50 and the Church’s role in shaping society

The evolution of Church of Uganda’s Ankole Diocese, which covers the districts of Mbarara, Ibanda, Isingiro and part of Ntungamo with 17 archdeaconries and 107 parishes, is a product of a long history. The Diocese of Uganda was formed out of the Diocese of Eastern Equatorial Africa in 1897. In 1926, the Diocese of Upper Nile was created out of the Diocese of Uganda and thereafter in 1960 the...


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