Hundreds of religious cult members In Uganda to Ethiopia in recent weeks Fear of the end of the worldAccording to what was confirmed by the Ethiopian authorities, quoting Ugandan media.
Hundreds of Ugandans entered Ethiopia through southern Ethiopia, claiming that the end of the world was coming and that Ethiopia is the only safe placeMeles Alem, a spokesman for the Ethiopian Foreign Ministry, told reporters.
Hundreds of people have entered Ethiopia saying it is the only place in the world to save themselves from the “coming” apocalypse.
According to what the newspaper quoted Mehlis daily observation, Ugandan nationals currently reside in the town of Yangatum in the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Region of Ethiopia, which borders neighboring Kenya.
It is not yet clear whether the sect members crossed into Ethiopia via the Kenyan border or South Sudan.
Ugandans belonging to the so-called Disciples of Christ Church (CDC), the flee to Ethiopia began last month.
In early March, the Ugandan police confirmed that they had opened an investigation into the sect, which is based in Ubulum village, in Siriri District.
“We started investigations after receiving information about people being smuggled into Ethiopia since February and they are still continuing to this day,” said the police spokesman in that region, Oscar Ojika.
The Ugandans, who belong to the so-called Disciples of Christ church, began fleeing to Ethiopia last month.
The church leadership allegedly convinced its members of this God had a plan for them To go and spread the gospel in Ethiopia, an idea that many seem to have accepted.”
Before fleeing to Ethiopia, the members They sold their propertysuch as livestock, land, and household items, in order to raise money for the trip.
Various religious sects and denominations operate in Uganda and have been involved in tragic events in the past.
Before fleeing to Ethiopia, members sold their possessions, such as livestock, land, and household items, in order to raise money for the trip.
On March 17, 2000, the Revival of God’s Ten Commandments, a sect led by Joseph Kipwether, planned to shoot More than seven hundred people died.
Kibwetere persuaded his followers to sell all their possessions, claiming that the world would soon end.
Believers gave money before they were locked up, inescapably, in The church that was set on fire.
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