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Humanity And Relevance of Bioethics

Human Medicine

New advances in medical technologies, and biomedical sciences has arisen the simplicity of organ transplanting, termination of life-sustaining treatment, system cell research, genetic alteration of species, Assisted Reproductive Technologies, use of dialysis machines, human research subjects, definition of death, end of life issues etc.

The Dutch oncologist Van Rensselaer Potter the founder of Bioethics in 1970, defined it as the “Bridge to the future”. It is a new discipline  that combines biological knowledge with the study of human values. It derives from Bios-which is Greek for life and ethos-meaning nature, disposition and habit. Bioethics is therefore-ethics of life . Potter pointed out that the entire ecosystem was put at risk by the split between two areas of knowledge: scientific knowledge and humanistic knowledge, The practice of making a neat distinction between ethical values which are broadly part of the humanistic culture and biological facts, was in Potters view at the root of an indiscriminate scientific and technological process that was endangering humanity and the very survival of life on earth. This was precisely the reason why he called bioethics the ” science of survival.” The instinct for survival was inadequate. So, a new science had become necessary hence bioethics-a new philosophy that sought to integrate biology, ecology, medicine and human values. It is important to note that Bioethics is not a new ethic, or a new set of principles. It is the same old ethics applied to a new set of problems.

The material object (what is being studied in a discipline) of bioethics is hence human behaviors in general and specifically in the medical and scientific field. Its formal object (the Perspective under which one studies it) is: Analysis of the moral value, of the just and unjust, the good and bad, what to do and what not to do, and how to behave in certain situations. It studies the human conduct.

The introduction of Bioethics education in our institutions of higher learning is therefore inevitable. Bioethics knowledge arms the present and future generations with a critical mind capable of distinguishing and justifying right from wrong. Bioethicists act as educators, and implementers in the different sectors of life.

They are indispensable in giving morally founded advice to the governments NGOs and humanity in view of preserving both their rights and the inherit dignity of all persons. Bioethics focuses not only on man but also on the biosphere in its entirety, addressing every scientific intervention by human beings upon life in general. It is not to be reduced to medical ethics. The original vision of a global bioethics encompasses both the biosphere and mankind, as well as their reciprocal interactions over the short and long terms.

It examines whether new regulations in the different sectors of life adequately ensure than benefits weigh more than the risks posed by the activities in those sectors. Bioethicists should help information technology professionals such as software developers, database managers and web administrators to incorporate ethics principals into discussions of online technological, creativity and innovation. In the health/medical sector, bioethics offers consultation, education, advocacy and guidelines to be followed in preserving the values and integrity of human person. Bioethics knowledge is therefore indispensable for an integral transformation of the 21st century humanity.

The ethical preoccupation as regards human behavior in the sphere of life is therefore not unfounded. It needs immediate diagnosis which diagnosis is embedded in the bioethics knowledge advocating for informed patients. Bioethics being multi-disciplinary, the course involves cross cutting knowledge and competences in relevant sciences and humanities. All this is to enable humanity engage in rational and critical reflection on human life, its challenges and the various ethical issues.

Renting A Car In Uganda During Wet Season


Car rental services have become the most preferred option for travelers to connect to their destinations not only on Uganda safaris but also while on most African safaris. If you have any plans to visit Uganda for a holiday, renting a car is one thing you should consider. Uganda is an all-year-round destination, and whether you plan to travel during the dry or wet/rainy season, it is possible to hire a car for your road trip.

You can hire a car in Uganda for self-drive tours, family road trips, leisure, business trips, adventure trips, or small and large group travels. Renting a car in Uganda during the wet season comes with its own pros and cons. In this article, we also bring to you incredible tips for budget experience and the safety of renting a car during the wet season in Uganda.

Advantages of renting a car during the wet season in Uganda

Discount offers

In order to attract more clients often car hire service providers avail discount offers, especially during the wet or rainy season. The discount offers can land you the best luxury car for your road trip and help you save for other expenses. Even if there are no set discounted offers, you have room to negotiate or request some discount.

No need to own a car

When you think of a road trip to a new destination like Uganda, there is no need for you to own a car. There are a variety of rental cars suitable for all visitors’ travel interests whether you are visiting for business or leisure. This means you can just fly from your home country to the Pearl of Africa and use the rental car.

Hire a car at a lower price

The low/rainy/wet season is always off-season of the year and the interesting part about it is that it is possible to hire the car of your dream at the lowest rate possible, unlike the peak season. This also provides budget travelers a chance to travel, often it is considered backpacker’s season.

More rental car options

During the wet season, low numbers of travelers are often recorded in most destinations. Most car hire companies have their cars parked during this period thus giving you the opportunity to choose from the many available options for your Uganda road trip. Our safari vehicle choices include Toyota Rav4, Nissan Patrol, Safari Van, Toyota Safari Land Cruiser full-time 4×4, Land Cruiser TX, TZ, V8, Super Custom, and others.

Road assistance guaranteed

Unlike the peak season, during the wet or low season, it is easier to find another rental car in case there is a breakdown on your road trip. This guarantees road assistance and continuity in your road trip.

Disadvantages of renting a car

Strict terms and conditions for renting a car

Whether it is the dry or rainy season, different car hire companies have their set terms and conditions that must be observed. These terms for car hire are strict and often require that you return the vehicle in the same state that you took it. Any damages may come at a cost that can be levied on you.


When you rent a car in Uganda, not all of you in your travel group can drive it. Only a person with a valid driving license or international driver’s permit and he/she is within the acceptable driving age (20 years) can drive a rental car.

Bad weather

Hiring a car and driving it during the wet season usually comes with some challenges including bad weather. It can rain at any time and navigating through the remotest routes in upcountry destinations can be challenging.

When does the rainy season occur in Uganda?

The rainy or wet season in Uganda occurs twice a year. The longest wet season/months start from March, April, to May and short rainy months start from October to November. Even during the season, there is the possibility of experiencing sunshine.

Tips for renting a car in Uganda during the wet season or on budget

Book your vehicle in advance

Hiring a car early comes with numerous benefits including finding your dream rental car; enjoying discount offers and so much more. You should secure a car early before the actual date of traveling to your dream destination.

Research & deal with a reputable car hire company

Before you rent a car in Uganda with a particular car hire company, adequate research must be conducted. You can find a long list of car hire service providers online to deal with, but consider dealing with a reputable agency and perhaps one with higher discount offers.

Conduct thorough inspection

Prior to setting off to your destination using a rental car, don’t forget to conduct a thorough inspection of the car that you plan to use. Take a record of any damages and let the service provider know about them to avoid incurring costs on damages you didn’t cause.

Why Are You Getting Knocked Back After The Face-to-face Interview?

Interview Session

Congratulations, you passed the background check over the phone and now you have the first face-to-face interview. You are a combination of excitement and nervousness, your hair looks good (or at least you hope it does) and your credentials are in order. Then the interview comes, you think you’ve nailed it, but then something unforeseen happens, something dire and all of a sudden you’re out of the race.  “Why?!” you ask yourself as you start the job hunting process once again.

If you’re not sure why you’re being knocked back, we can help.  Here are some of the reasons as to why you are getting knocked back.

You are not concise

This is a two-fold topic. The first of which presents itself in the form of tardiness. Arriving late to an interview will always reflect poorly on you and is sure to hurt your chances. Another way in which you might not be concise is during the actual interview, when your responses lack structure or if they tend to run on. It’s great to let people see parts of your personality but if you end up rambling on about your entire life story you are likely to get knocked back.

You lack a general understanding of the role

You might have a basic idea of what the job role entails, so for example if you were applying to be a teacher you could probably say without difficulty that a teacher’s role is to teach children. But as with almost every job role, there is so much more than meets the eye. Before you go for the interview, prepare and practice to ensure you know what you’ll have to do for the role. This is also a great exercise for you to decide whether the role is right for you.

You’re not on brand

It is entirely possible to find your job application in the reject pile post interview because you aren’t the right fit for the company. If you’re not comfortable wearing a suit, it will show; if you’re not comfortable working in an unstructured environment it will eventually show. Recruiters and hiring managers look for any kind of significant misalignment. If you’re not on brand, the chances of you making it past the first interview are about zero. Instead do your due diligence and find a company that is right for you. If your gut tells you it won’t be a good fit, listen to it and continue your search elsewhere.

There’s no connection

Having that first interview is quite similar to a first date, both parties are a little nervous and you’re both looking to get something out of it – for one, it is the profits from your labor and the other, it is payment for your time served. But just like a first date, if there’s no chemistry or connection, there won’t be a second. Unfortunately for this type of breakup there’s no remedy to help you with that particular job.  Your first move should be to apply to the next suitable company, one where you feel a real connection. But hey, isn’t it nice to at least know why you weren’t chosen?

You failed the first impression

80% of first impressions are formed in the first 30 seconds, and that’s the one that tends to stick. That is a pretty big hole to dig yourself out of if you make a bad first impression. Some recruiters are incapable of objective recruiting. Which means you need to be on point from the get go. Even if you nail the interview but you made a poor first impression, it’s likely going to be the first impression that will remain in the recruiter’s mind.

You’re too nervous – far too nervous

A little bit of fear and nerves can be a good thing, but too much can turn you into a job seeking wreck. Being too nervous during the interview would suggest to the recruiter that you have poor presentation skills and most probably won’t be able to work well under pressure and, depending on the job, this could be a huge deal breaker. Not only does excessive nervousness show a lack of skills, it also gives off a needy vibe, which would cause the hiring manager to look at you as a less desirable candidate.

Lack of curiosity

This is really something that will benefit both you and the employer: make sure you ask questions about the company. Ask for more information, more details, be curious and show the hiring manager you are genuinely interested in the work, the jobs and the organisation. So instead of sitting there like a passive participant in an international debating competition, speak up and ask questions. Don’t know which questions to ask? That’s okay, there’s plenty of resources available, all you need to do is choose the right ones and practice. Otherwise you might not get to the next round.

Remember this is also an opportunity for you to see if you like the company and if you like the people. Recruiting isn’t just a one way street, there needs to be a mutual agreement. While you want to consider the needs of the company and the interviewer, you also need to consider your feelings and what you are hoping to achieve in your career.

Court Issues Criminal Summons Against Ssegirinya Over Skipping Bail

Segirinya and Sewanyana

Court has issued criminal summons against Kawempe North Member of Parliament Muhammed Ssegirinya and his two sureties to appear in court without fail.

This followed when the accused Muhammed Ssegirinya failed to appear in court for now three times.

Meanwhile, court has declined to issue an order to law enforcement, to vacate the disputed land by the family of the late Yusuf Nsubuga and Tonny Mutabingwa.

Government Loses 1.5 Bn/= In UPPC Joint Venture

UPPC Meeting

The top management of Uganda printing and Publishing Corporation has failed to account for the 9.91 billion shillings the value at which they gave away 1.778 hectares of government land in a joint venture with veridos consortium a German company to construct a factory in Entebbe.

Leading the team from UPPC, Kenneth Oluka together with the Secretary to the corporation, Connie Aryada were unable to answer questions to the satisfaction of the MPs.

The committee was interrogating the gaps raised in an audit report, arising from the execution of the contract establishing the joint venture.

Committee Chairperson, Hon. Joel Ssenyonyi asked the leadership of UPPC to explain how they entered into the joint venture with Veridose to which Oluka responded that they did not have details showing how the venture was constituted.
“When we got into office we were unable to access the documents explaining in detail how UPPC entered the venture,” Oluka said.

The chairperson of the committee Joel ssenyonyi said the acting financial manager UPPC John Ahimbisibwe is to be held accountable for causing government loss of 1.5 billion shillings because the chief government valuer had valued the property at 10.6 billion shillings.

Ssenyonyi pressed on that Oluka, a long standing member of senior management should have been privy to the details of the venture from its inception.

Hon. Elijah Okupa (Indep., Kasilo County) added that since Oluka was in possession of the contract between Veridose and UPPC, he should be in possession of detailed information of the inception of the contract.
“The contract must have documentation of how UPPC arrived at the idea of getting into a contract with Veridose and related information,” he said.

Oluka, however, asserted that he was unable to get all background information of the contract from the Uganda Securities Publishing Company (USPC) which was established by the venture.
“The discussions that I found at the point I joined senior management were centered on handing over land to Veridose which is expected to construct a printing factory,” he said.

Oluka added that UPPC entered the partnership to mainly build capacity of the corporation over a span of 15 years after which UPPC would be expected to run independently.

Bwamba County MP, Hon. Richard Gafabusa also asked the management of UPPC if they had appointed representatives to the Board of the Venture Company USPC and the duration of their tenure.

Aryada said that the only representative UPPC had on the board had passed away the previous year and they had not yet appointed a replacement.

However, when pressed further, Oluka could not clearly state whether they had representatives on the board and their tenure of service.

Oluka asked the committee for more time to gather information and satisfactorily answer the questions in subsequent meetings.

UN Supporting Uganda’s Journey to Transformation

Prime Minister Nabbanja

A joint steering committee meeting, meant to review and endorse the annual UN country results for 2022, was today held at the Office of the Prime Minister. The meeting was moderated by the Prime Minister RobinahNabbanja.

A similar meeting was held in May last year,and a number of priorities were identified including support to climate change mitigation.

The UN Resident Coordinator Susan Namondo, reiterated the UN’s continued cooperation with Uganda government to push forward the development agenda.

The joint steering committee is the highest authority, that implements the UN Sustainable Development Cooperation for Uganda 2020/25 frame work. Today’s meeting also agreed on priorities for 2023 and discussed emerging issues

Parliament to Vote on The Anti-Homosexuality Bill Today

Anti Homosexual Bill Uganda

In the parliamentary sitting held yesterday, the chairperson of the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Ms. Robina Rwakoojo the Gomba West MP said,” We are completing report writing on the  Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2023,to be presented to plenary tomorrow.”

The bill, among others, seek to prohibit same-sex sexual relations, strengthen Uganda’s capacity to deal with domestic and foreign threats to the heterosexual family, safeguard traditional and cultural values and protect youth/ children against gay and lesbian practices on the perpetrators.

The entire country is waiting for the Parliament today to reach positive agreements on the Bill. Whereas, parliament today is to vote on the Anti-Homosexuality Bill, 2023 amidst  mixed reactions from various stakeholders most especially western countries as well as LGBT rights activists.

According to reliable sources, the Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2023 will be presented for the second and third time reading. The bill has been fronted by the Bugiri Municipality Legislature, Mr. Asuman Basalirwa, who also hails from the JEEMA political party.

As earlier before proposed by the Speaker of the House Hon. Anita Among, the voting will be conducted by the show of hands. Though this is not yet clearly confirmed, several religious leaders have proposed the show of hands in order to know who is who in handling this serious matter that many Ugandans believe it is foreign and anti traditional to their societies. However the speaker of parliament has vowed that the Bill must pass at whatever cost.

Homosexuality and lack of Integrity which is Uganda’s biggest problem

While appearing before the Legal and Parliamentary  Affairs Committee last week the Attorney General (AG), Mr. Kiryoowa Kiwanuka, disagreed with some ministers who were in favor of the Bill saying that it is redundant due to multiple repetitions of offenses in already existing legislation.

Equally, members of the parliament and academic scholars offered divergent views on the Bill before the same committee.Lawyers advised that the Bill be discarded because there are already strict penalties for aggravated sexual crimes even for minors.

Lawyer Mabiriizi also asked court to quash the bill urging that among others, Speaker Anita Among, who is supposed to be neutral, is biased in favor of passing the Bill.

In addition on that,other people’s views on the bill via the media included Hon. Diana Mutasingwa, the Buikwe Woman MP via her social media twitter handle “the decision made in Parliament on the Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2023 today will shape the future of our children in years to come, for or against recruiting people to start practicing homosexuality. I urge my fellow to stand firm in their beliefs and vote the right decision,” she said.

How the Anti-gay affects you

If the bill is enacted in its current form, homosexuals, landlords, brothel proprietors, journalists and film directors face imprisonment or fines, ranging from Shs.5m to Shs100m. Offenses of Homosexuality and attempted or aggravated homosexuality will attract a maximum of 10-year jail term while any entity promoting the vice shall pay a fine  of Shs100m among others.

“The important thing isn’t what will happen in the parliament today tabling and passing of the Anti-Homosexuality Bill. Its what to do the day after. The MPs are hellbent on their hate, prejudice driven agenda against the queer community. They can’t disappear the community,” Mr. Nicholas Opiyo the lawyer and and a human right activist said.

Nevertheless, homosexuality, gayism and lesbianism all portray a sign of disrespecting God’s image as the Bible says in the book of creation(Genesis) .It  is clearly shown that God created a Woman for a Man not a man for a man or a woman for a woman.The current contradictions have been fueled by different foreign stakeholders whose goal is to see Africans(Uganda) backsliding from their cultural traditions and norms.

The final report from the Parliament today will determine much more on the future of the entire upcoming generations (Youths) as MP Diana Mutasingwa clarified on her twitter handle.

As a fellow citizen, we have to pull back on our parallel levels, the disintegrations  brought by politics and quarrels must be left out and aside. We must stick together, be firm and confidently defend our nation of the coming generation.

Though we need to advance from the stage of third World to another level in both Social and Economic spheres, we must also take a note that not all foreign policies are positively effective.Some we yearn for are weakest spot of our crippling. Note ,not all of the aid we receive from foreign powers yield negative consequences, but of our suffering, disintegration, foreign dominant powers are the culprits.

IUEA to organize 6th Cultural Gala this Friday


The International University of East Africa (IUEA) will host its 6th annual cultural gala on March 17, 2023, at the university’s main campus in Kansanga, Kampala, in an effort to promote diversity and harmony.

The fascinating event focusing on the topic “The Colours of Diversity” is aimed to promote the brightness and richness of cultures from all around the world.

Charles Denzel Mwiyeretsi of XFM will serve as the host of the 2023 Culture Gala, which will begin at 10 a.m. (EAT) in the University Gardens.

According to IUEA, culture plays very crucial role in describing society, reflecting on who we are, where we have been and where we hope to be.

A cultural gala can effectively advance good change in society by fostering harmony and cooperation. The annual cultural gala at IUEA is a fun occasion where students display and perform numerous activities from diverse African and international cultures. Traditional dances, musical performances, fashion showcases, art exhibits, food tastings, and more are among these activities. IUEA’s head of public relations, John Jacobs, said.

The IUEA cultural gala offers a forum for learning and knowledge exchange. A spectacular display of food, fashion, music, and dance highlights the diversity.

One of the most eagerly awaited events at the institution is the IUEA cultural gala. Apart from the enjoyment, it is a sociable event.

By the conclusion of the day, students and other members of the nearby community are drawn to the day because it is so rich and dynamic. Together with cash prizes for the winner and additional non-monetary prizes for the runners-up, the most inventive team receives a reward.

After a close race against eleven other African nations, the DR Congo students community was named the overall winner of the 5th annual IUEA cultural gala in 2022.

According to John Jacobs, this event promotes harmony and understanding amongst individuals from all origins while giving employees, students, and invited visitors the chance to learn about and appreciate the rich cultural history of Africa and other parts of the world.

He stated that the university is totally committed to promoting and supporting cultural festivities because they are important for fostering intercultural understanding and tolerance among people, and since these elements are crucial for building a more harmonious and peaceful society for everybody.

“We cordially welcome you to set the date for an exciting day packed with cultural celebration and exploration. The culture of Africa is extraordinarily rich and diversified, made up of a huge variety of nations and tribes, each with its own distinctive qualities, he emphasized.

IUEA is happy to have a student body that is so diverse. Our multi-ethnic environment is made up of students from more nations than we can count. Our students are from many different Asian and African countries, some of which are quite far away, like Holland.

Nigeria and Ghana, two countries in West Africa, frequently collaborate to produce breath-taking presentations of everything the continent has to offer.

At the cultural event, you can be sure to try savory foods like Egusi soup, the renowned jollof rice, pounded yam, fufu, and okra. Because West Africa is an ethnically varied location, you will be mesmerized by the fashion statement made by the vivid Ankara fabrics worn by West African students. The kaftans and gele wraps will wow you!

The Congolese community never falls short when it comes to showcasing Congo and its principles, traditions, and artifacts. The Congolese take great pride in their appearance and attire. People are expected to wear freshly laundered and pressed handmade garments wherever they go. The passion of dance and music in this neighborhood is well known. If they shattered a leg, they wouldn’t care where or when it happened.

If you like sampling new foods, the Congolese tent will be your source of inspiration. You won’t be able to miss the frogs, monkey meat, and caterpillars on their menu. A taste won’t harm you. all these can also be experienced when taking cultural safaris to Uganda and have a taste of various cultural heritage of different tribes and communities.

When it comes to hospitality, the students at the Pearl of Africa go above and beyond. You are always greeted with the kindest smiles and the most welcoming surroundings. Due to the wide ethnic diversity in Uganda, the tribe with the best-established culture is fronted to represent the competition in dancing.

Native Somalis are quite gregarious and sociable. They are incredibly competitive while maintaining a nice manner, which they use to make things difficult for their opponents during the evening. During the event, be sure to sample the coffee, canjeero, and beef from Somalia.

For Tanzanians, the IUEA students’ Gala will give you a taste of the ancient Swahili culture. Tanzanians are understated actors. You wouldn’t want to take your eyes off them when they dance even for a moment! One of those performances that you remember for a long time.

Kenyans can anticipate a lovely fusion of beads and the native Masai suka. Kenyan society will give you a run for your money if you’re looking for the actual definition of a balanced meal. Your taste buds will clamor for more of the ugali, meat, and steaming veggies.

The smile that Rwandans wear is one of those things that pulls at your heartstrings when they perform wonderful dances.

Expect stunning Ethiopian women as well as delicious coffee that will leave you wanting more. If not, you really ought to! Ethiopia is said to be the country where coffee first appeared. It was once thought that a goat herder and his flock kept their flock stable on coffee. He became more effective and his herding skills considerably improved following that day. Ethiopia, which has a calendar with 13 months, is seven years behind the rest of the world. Interesting, huh?

IUEA’s Eritrean community has a long history of being friendly and accepting. Their white and vibrant traditional clothing, the Habesha, perfectly captures their charm. On the Red Sea is Eritrea. The capital, Asmara, is regarded as one of the most historic and beautiful cities in the world and is known as a hub of multi-cultural architecture.

The community in Burundi has some interesting things to display. The phrase “rhythm was born in Africa” was perhaps first used to describe Burundi. When the Burundian team plays the karyenda drums, the crowds are always in awe.

Last but not least, the Indian population is always eager to showcase their full culture. Nevertheless, in order to experience it fully, you would need to be in a relaxed setting with hot food, dancing, music, socializing, and fun at the gala.

It was regrettable, according to Mr. Eric Mukhwana, the institution’s communications officer, that the Resident City Commission (RCC), Mbale City, under the direction of Mr. Ahamad Washaki, let the celebration to proceed as planned.

The Elgon Festival, which was organized by the Masaba Tourism Initiative in collaboration with Babana Basha and the Mbale City Council, took place on the weekend of June 10–11, 2022, at the Mbale SS Grounds in Mbale City. Mixing little girls as young as 9 years old who are also naked with hazardous adults who are in no way related to them is a risky habit. Cultural institutions should safeguard girls from harmful cultural practices not disposing of them to such acts.


Homosexuality: Is Pope Francis Right?

Pope Francesco

By definition, a Pope is a prelate who as Bishop of Rome is the head of the Roman Catholic Church. He is a human being elected by the top most leaders of the catholic church called Cardinals to head of the catholic church of Rome and by extension the head  of the global Roman Catholic church. As the human being a pope can make both right and wrong decisions. And as the bible says, all of us including the pope have fallen short of the Glory.

Popes have made many right decisions that have affected humanity in all corners of the Earth. They have also made very many wrong decisions that have affected humanity in diverse ways. In the early days of Catholicism and growth of catholic church, Popes were also politicians as emperors and, therefore, made political decisions that affected people positively or negatively. With time, however, the catholic church liberated itself from mainstream politics although Popes and clergy could still make political statements, with far reaching social, ethical, moral and scientific consequences name but a few.

One example of scientific consequences of a decision made by Pope Urban VIII. A young highly creative and highly innovative academic and intellectual, who did not even have formal university degree when he made his revolutionary innovations, Galileo Galilei, using his powerful telescope, established that it was the Earth which orbited around the sun, not the other way as the catholic church adherents believed. Pope Urban VIII, the whole church and the academia of the time were infuriated. Galileo got multi-pronged attacks from even his professors who thought the young man had denigrated them. The church, which had a lot of power and authority over humanity then, chose to try Galileo for his scientific discovery, which contradicted one of the main doctrines held by it- that is the sun which goes around the earth.

Doctrines are almost always non-scientific but mere beliefs that cannot be backed by science. Galileo was tried by the church for something that was backed by science: the Earth Orbiting the sun convicted of a “strong suspicion of heresy,” a lesser charge than heresy. “In sum, the 1616 event was not the beginning of a 17-year -long trial, as is often said, but a non-trial,” Galileo officially faced Rome Inquisition in Apranda and agreed to plead guilty in exchange for a lighter sentence. He was incarcerated under house arrest indefinitely by Pope Urban VIII who also excommunicated him from the church. Galileo spend the rest of his days at his villa in Arcetri, near Florence, before dying on January 8,1642. More than 350 years later, Pope John Paul II absorbed Galileo, there by rectifying on of the church’s most infamous wrongs– the persecution of the Italian astronomer and physicist for proving the Earth moves around the sun.

One thing is true and must be emphasized. Churches and even Mosques are made of human bending and led by human beings, who must necessarily make mistakes and ask for divine guidance to put them right. If Pope Urban VIII had asked for divine guidance, instead of using human knowledge, wisdom, understanding and insight, the catholic church would have been saved its most infamous embarrassment to-date.

Today, Popes have been faced with one of the post-modern joint threats to the church-homosexuality and Lesbianism. While in Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte publicly revealed that he have been into gayism by a Catholic church Father, but he is no longer one, there aren’t many rules and leaders on the globe who will be as open as about the vice that compelled God, as the bible chronicles burn Sodom and Gomorrah. They quietly support the vice and have to this made laws to legalize it. However, there others who has outlawed it. Former USA Donald Trump Launched a global campaign against homosexuality.

Many African countries do not approve for gayism. However, the gay movement is well found. Some rich are investing in the popularization and prolification of the vice, in particular by causing vulnerable governments to pass laws to legalize the vice. In may 2021, BBC News reports that there are 69 countries in the world that has laws criminalizing homosexuality. These countries including Nigeria and Uganda, where existing laws outlawing homosexuality have been tightened.

In others, efforts to get the laws removed have failed. For example, in Singapore a Court, early 2020, dismissed a bid to overturn a law that prohibits gay sex. In 2019, the high court in Kenya upheld laws criminalizing all kinds of homosexual acts.

In 2021 a crackdown on lesbianism, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Cameroon resulted into arrests and assaults by security forces of dozens of people this year, according to Human Rights Watch. In the most recent incidents, two transgender Cameroonians were sentenced to five year in prison after being found guilty of “attempted homosexuality.” However, in February 2021, Angola’s president, Joao Lourenco, signed into law a revised penal code to allow same-sex relationships and ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. In June 2020, Gabon reversed a law that was criminalizing homosexuality and made sex punishable with six months in prison and a large fine.

Botswana’s high court also ruled, in 2019, in favor of decriminalizing homosexuality. Mozambique and Seychelles have also scrapped anti-homosexuality laws in recent years, In Trinidad and Tobago, a court ruled in 2018 that laws bunning gay sex were unconstitutional. Following these developments, gay individuals and organizations have increased their activities, especially through aid to schools and Universities to recruit young people into gayism.

There is no doubt that the devil has found a conduit to fell man, Homo sapiens through perverted sex. It is definitely an effort against God who created sex and special sex organisms, more for reproduction of the human species and other biological begins and there perpetuation in the biocultural landscape. Young people have become extremely vulnerable. Reproduction and survivability of humanity as a species is both threatened and endangered by the deliberate conversion of the Anus, the body organ designed for ejection of feaces from the alimentary canal, into a sexual organ.

Increasingly, many young people are being forced into homosexuality by adults. This is being compounded by harsh socio-economic condition, which young people are suffering the most negative effects. Many young people are being forced to reject marriage because they fear the responsibility of raising children. Others see homosexuality as a source of livelihood. Those sucking them into the gay trade have money and promise good life and riches for them. Indeed, the lure of getting rich quick has made many young people victims to vice, which it promoters see as virtue. They need the protection of the government, the church and the mosque, and ultimately God.

However, if some of the promoters of gayism are in the government, the church and Mosque, then humanity is in real trouble. God could abandon humanity as he did in the days of Noah and a lot, when he sacrificed humanity to a worldwide flood and to fire i n order to destroy it before his eyes. Today he could choose to sacrifice it to nuclear war and destruction whereby Russia, North Korea, Iran and China could team up to destroy humanity in the other nuclear countries and beyond. Indeed, the war between Russia and Ukraine, which has raged on for almost a year, shows that the use of nuclear weapons to destroy humanity is not a distant possibility.

Apparently, Russia, Iran, North Korea, and China are hard on gayism, while virtually all the other nuclear countries are soft on the vice. God, on the other hand, has never approved of gayism. Gayism has emerged as a 21st Century dilemma.

It is against this background that Pope Francis has put himself and the Catholic Church at the Centre of the gayism dilemma, just as Pope Urban VIII put himself and the church at the Centre of resting the scientific truth revealed by Galileo that it is not Earth that orbits the sun.

In an interview on 25th January 2023 in Vatican, the seer of Global Catholicism, Associated Press [AP], Pope Francis maintains that homosexuality is not a crime. AP saying,” Pope Francis criticized laws that criminalize homosexuality as “injustice”, saying God loves all his children just as they are and called on Catholic Bishops who support the law to welcome LGBTQ people into the church.”

The Pope may have had Jesus’ defense of a prostitute and children guiding children, but what matters today is the interpretation of his statement. The statement was immediately held by gay rights advocates as a milestone. However, some people are saying it is a milestone in Satan’s struggle to destroy humanity and the kingdom of God before Jesus comes back. They are convinced the pope has become the most high-ranking religious leader to openly work for the dark kingdom of the devil.

Many religious leaders are perplexed and no doubt many young people will be confused. However, as I said and illustrated elsewhere in this article, Pope is the first and the foremost a Pope is a human being and can make mistakes, and like the rest of us, has fallen short of the glory of God. Fortunately, God does not deal with groups any more like he did when liberating the children of Israel from bondage in Egypt. He deals with us individually.

So, if you asked me if Popes make mistakes, i would respond in the affirmative. They have made mistakes in the past and they will continue to make mistakes well into the future until Jesus Christ comes back. or if you asked me, ” Are Preps always right,” I would say ” How can they be always right when, like all human beings they are not free from making mistakes? I have shown that they can turn right into wrong as Pope Urban VIII did with the scientific truth revealed by Galileo and punished him for sticking to the truth, just like Jesus was punished for the truth and many people are punished by governments for truth.

Abortion: A Sign of Morally Decayed Society

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In the African Traditional society, abortion was both indiscernible and untraceable because of the strong bending towards norms and culture. Girls were brought up in high discipline form elders and parents unlike today where girls nearly do not spend time with parents nor elders.

They hence remain wanting in cultural values and norms especially the value of life. Today’s enigma  of work at the expense of parental roles by parents is central to moral degeneration and to mention abortion.

Many girls today have neglected their cultures regarding them old fashioned due to intrusion in advancements of both fashions and communication. At the cost of their lives, they pride in sayings like “Ffetuliko,” “Omulembe gwa swaga.”

Such a society infiltrated with this mind does not value life hence perpetuating drug abuse, pre-maritual sex, the use of contraceptives and abortions in case of “unwanted pregnancies.

I implore fellow girls to shun away from such acts and develop a positive attitude towards our cultural norms as in the past. More so that life is preserved and viewed from a positive perspective.


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