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Thoughts and Reflections on African Migration and Settlement in Australia.

Sunday, October 29, 2006

The Church and Water Conservation

The church in South Australia is taking a great leap forward in water conservation. Adult baptisms, in the Western suburbs branch of the Uniting Church in Adelaide city, have been banned in the wake of the prolonged drought conditions in the State; according to the Sunday Mail report.

The ban is a symbol of the emerging new sensibility in church policy towards the environment and water conservation.

Tuesday, October 10, 2006

One Woman's Journey

Susan Nakawuki, the youngest MP to be elected to Uganda’s 319-Member Parliament, is on a goodwill mission to Australia – a one-woman crusade aimed at creating cross-cultural awareness.

She arrived in Adelaide, South Australia early this week.

While in Adelaide, Mrs. Nakawuki, who dreams of becoming her country’s President one day, will holds talks with members of the new and emerging Ugandan community in South Australia.

The principal objective of the visit is to raise funds and find sponsors for community development projects in Uganda, according to The Advertiser newspaper report.