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PRIME MINISTER KASSIM MAJALIWA JOIN MOURNERS AT THE BUKOBA STADIUM.
On 11th, September, 2016 Prime Minister Mr.Kassim Majaliwa arrived in Bukoba to evaluate the intensity of the destruction caused by the earthquake which according to the Geological survey of Tanzania was the most intensive one ever experienced in the country, whose magnitude was 5.7 on the Richter scale. Mr. Majaliwa led Bukoba residents at
KAGERA REGION HIT BY THE EARTHQUAKE.
Yesterday on 10th September, 2016 the kagera region where the North Western Diocese operates was hit by strong earthquake, which has been said to be the tune of 5.7 Litcher scale.The earthquake was noticed at 4.00pm and continued for almost five minutes in two phases.
INAUGURATION OF THE DIOCESAN TREE PROJECT
The North Western diocese inaugurated the trees plantation of 15 hectors, in Burugo Parish. Twenty five thousand trees seedlings are expected to be planted in two plots. The event occurred on 1st September, 2016 at the inauguration officially done by Bishop, Dr. A. Keshomshahara in collaboration with Mr. Simon Kirstensen of Damission.
KYAITOKE PARISH IN CELEBRATING HAKI DAY
Kibilizi congregation in collaboration with the Human rights coordinators arranged Haki day which was held on 27th August, 2016 at Kibilizi primary school grounds. The celebration attracted government leaders, religious leaders, citizens of Kabilizi ward, village and ward leadership. The guest of honor was Mr. Mulishid Ngaiza (The chairman Bukoba rural council)
ONE WEEK OF NWD PASTORS’ SEMINAR.
The seminar held on 14th up to 19th August, 2016 at Ntoma Vocational Training centre was attended by 84 participants. Bishop Dr. Keshomshahara opened and closed the seminar. Participants included retired and non retired pastors from in and out the diocese. Two pastors were from outside of the diocese, Rev.Dr.J.Bocko and Rev.Dr. F.Mutashobya from Evangelical Lutheran Church of America.
HISTORICAL GRADUATION AT BUKOBA LUTHERAN CATHEDRAL.
On 3rd September, 2016 form four students (member of CCT) from the schools which are found in Bukoba Municipal had a graduation (of Tanzania Students’ Christian fellowship). The event was held at the Lutheran Cathedral in Bukoba town. Apart from students, the event attracted teachers from various schools, parents and other church leaders. More than twenty schools participated on the graduation.
BUKOBA LUTHERAN SEMINARY (BuLuSe) AROUND THE CORNER.
The North Western Diocese started the Bukoba Lutheran Teachers’ College (BLTC) in 2007. The college grew into a very strong education institution like other grant institutions in the diocese. It even competed with other big teachers’ colleges in Tanzania. However, behind its success, apart from its own initiatives, there were supportive government education policies in addition to few private colleges in Kagera region and in Tanzania in general.
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