Pictorial: Bishop Cyprian Bamwoze's Requiem Service

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A requiem Service was on Thursday held for the late Rt. Rev. Cyprian Bamwoze, the former Bishop of Busoga Diocese.

Bishop Bamwoze succumbed to Leukemia on Monday at the Uganda Cancer Institute.  
The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, the Right Rev. Stanley Ntagali was the main celebrant at his requiem Service at St. Paul's Cathedral, Namirembe. The Service leaders included the Bishop of Namirembe Diocese Right Rev. Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira and the Busoga Diocese Bishop Right Rev. Paul Moses Samson Naimanhye.
The service was also attended by former First Lady Miria Kalule Obote, Uganda People's Congress (UPC) President Jimmy Akena, Justice Faith Mwondah, Lt. Gen. Henry Tumukunde, State Minister for Works, Gen. Edward Katumba, National Resistence Movement (NRM) party Secretary General Kasule Lumumba and others.
The late Bamwoze was consecrated on August, 6th 1972 and enthroned first Bishop of Busoga Anglican diocese on August 13th, the same year. He reigned over the diocese for 26 years and retired in 1998.
Uganda Radio Network- URN followed the requiem Service and now brings the event in pictures.


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Olive Nakatudde
Olive Nakatudde is a URN journalist based in Kampala. Nakatudde has been a URN staff member since 2013.

Nakatudde started out in journalism in 2009 with Dembe FM radio in Kampala. In 2012, Nakatudde joined Voice of Africa as a political reporter. She has been a photographer since her journalism school days at Makerere University.

Nakatudde is interested in good governance and public policy, which she reports on intensively from the Uganda Parliament. She is a keen follower of cultural affairs in Buganda Kingdom and covers the kingdom's Lukiiko (parliament). Nakatudde also reports on education and health.