Ugandan money magnate, Sudhir Ruparelia has contributed shs10 million towards the enthronement of the new church of Uganda Archbishop Samuel Stephens Kazimba Mugalu.
Sudhir handed over the cheque to government Chief Whip, Ruth Nankabirwa at Crane Chambers on Friday afternoon. Ms Nankabirwa is the chairperson of the enthronement committee that is charged with overseeing the installation of the new Archbishop and handover from Archbishop Ntagali.
Archbishop-elect Samuel Kazimba will be installed on March 1 2020. The organising committee of the function is trying to raise shs1.16bn.
Kazimba Mugalu, was elected the Archbishop of the Church of Uganda succeeding Rt.Rev. Archbishop Stanley Ntagali who retires in March 2020.
He was born to Mr. Besweri Kaddu and Ms. Jessica Nanyonjo on August, 15 1962 at Gulama-Najja Kyaggwe and the first son of Jessica and Besweri.
Stephen grew up with his mother at Katwe who took the responsibility of his primary education in Gakuwebwa Munno Nursery and Lusaka Primary School. Life was a real challenge that he almost failed to get fees for his primary.
Kazimba was trained as a Lay-Leader at Baskerville Theological College Ngogwe in 1985 and posted to Lugazi St. Peter’s Church.
1988 – 1990 trained at Uganda Martyrs’ Seminary (Provincial Certificate), and ordained in December 1990 by Bishop Livingstone Mpalanyi Nkoyoyo. He served as Assistant Vicar at Nakibizzi Parish in 1990 – 1994.
In 1994 – 1996, he completed his Diploma in Theology at Bishop Tucker College, and posted to Katente Parish as Parish Priest (1997 – 2000).