Ten years on since the twin bombings in Uganda that claimed
at least 74 lives, some of the survivors have recounted the events of that
Thousands of fans had booked their seats at various
entertainment joints to catch the 2010 World Cup final between Netherlands and
It was the first World Cup to be held on African soil so
many felt the need to be part of history.
However, at half-time, a blast ripped through an Ethiopian
restaurant. A few miles away, football lovers were still glued to their screens
next to the Kyadondo rugby clubhouse and just before the final whistle, a loud
blast was heard.
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Many were unsure of what was happening but later it emerged
the twin blasts were acts of terrorism.
Fredrick Kakooza said the second blast was so loud that he
thought his ear drum would rupture. A similar story was shared by fitness
specialist Judith Akankwasa who recalled how people were scampering for safety.
Ten years on, they wish they would have listened to Prophet
Elvis Mbonye who claimed that he had seen all this.
In a video seen by Ureport, Anita Bananuka, who lost friends
in the attack, says she wishes she paid attention to Mbonye who had warned of
“I attended a conference where the prophet (Mbonye) had
prophesied about it…if I had taken it seriously I would have told my family and
friends to be careful.
“Mbonye had asked us to pray about it. God wanted us to be
safe,” she said.
Akankwasa, on her part, said she was astonished to learn
that the man of God had warned the people but they did not listen.
Kakooza, an engineer, added that it is high time the
government started appreciating what Mbonye does because his prophecies come to
“He has been saying things and they come to pass. Nobody can
neglect that…he prophesied about Trump, the choppers, bloodshed in Lugogo…
“Why don’t you talk to that person? Why don’t you listen?”
In 2012, three Ugandan military choppers bound for Somalia
crashed in Kenya and it later emerged that Mbonye had repeatedly prophesied the
According to some sources, he supposedly took his message to
UPDAF officials but they brushed him aside.
Mbonye repeatedly gave that prophecy in the presence of so many witnesses at his weekly prophetic fellowships every Tuesday evening at Open House.
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