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Land probe halts Shs100b compensation

Arrested. The UETCL Principal Environment Officer, Mr John Othieno (centre), appears before the land probe in Kampala yesterday. PHOTO by EPHRAIM KASOZI  KAMPALA: The Commission of Inquiry into land matters has blocked payment of

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Know your land ownership system

Not so long ago, residents in Buikwe District cried foul, accusing junior Water Minister Ronald Kibuule of forcefully evicting home owners on 85 acres of land located in Golomola Village. The land is believed

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New report reveals most disputed land

A survey involving 465 respondents interviewed on land cases across 12 districts in the Karamoja, Northern, Eastern and Central regions has revealed that districts of Mubende, Amuru and Katakwi have the biggest number of

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Over 200 households face eviction

GULU: More than 250 residents occupying part of Gulu Central Forest Reserve in Laroo Division, Gulu Municipality, face eviction after National Forestry Authority (NFA) announced plans of reclaiming the land. NFA recently issued an eviction

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Land probe is Exposing Speculators and Racketeers

UGANDA: The Justice Catherine Bamugemereire ongoing judicial inquiry into land matters has as expected generated multi-dimensional controversies with some people, especially those in the financial sector, lawyers in private practice, and some beneficiaries accusing

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Museveni: Apaa land is in Adjumani

Amuru- Seven months after government handed over the contentious 40 square kilometres Apaa land to Adjumani District local government, President Museveni has defended the move. Speaking as chief guest at a fundraising drive organised by

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My 26-year land fight with Gen Muhwezi

Last week, former minister Maj Gen Jim Muhwezi, unsuccessfully tried to stop court bailiffs from enforcing an eviction order given by Makindye magistrate Richard Mafabi. This was the climax of a 26-year battle for

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Resign, judge tells Minister Amongi

Accused of conflict of interest, Betty Amongi, the minister for Lands was nudged yesterday by a rather angry Justice Catherine Bamugemereire to resign. Appearing before the Justice Bamugemereire-led Commission of Inquiry into Land Matters;

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Maj Gen Kyaligonza dragged to land inquiry

Directors of Kayokamu Engineering Company ltd, a general construction and service contracting enterprise, have asked for a hearing before the land commission of inquiry accusing a senior ruling party historical, Maj Gen Matayo Kyaligonza,

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Police, court brokers evict Gen Muhwezi

Former Health minister Jim Muhwezi was yesterday violently evicted from land in Makindye Division by court bailiffs as police ignored his pleas for help.  Maj Gen Muhwezi claimed ownership of the one-acre land in

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150 investors to lose Namanve land

The State Minister for Finance has said a sub-committee on land is sitting tomorrow to decide the fate of 153 investors who acquired plots in Namanve Industrial Park but failed to develop it. Ms

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Land Grabbing in Mubende report

More than a year of combing villages in Mubende, finally we get to the bottom of land grabbing. Witnessradio.org unveiled it’s report on Land Grabbing in Mubende. Read the full report here..

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Museveni backs off college land give away

By Witnessradio.org Team As sizes of prime public land in Uganda’s capital Kampala decrease in giveaways, President Museveni is increasingly targeting strategic rural land for his ‘investors’. Museveni’s latest target is Mubende National Teachers’

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There is looming hunger in Nwoya

By Eva Namugabi There is looming hunger in Nwoya district after elephants  from Murchison National park invaded over 400 households destroying several plantations. Some of the victims who include Boniface Opio, Oboro Komakech, and Lina

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Beautiful Faces Dark Future

Beautiful faces but no bright future. Rwamutonga children are about to loose it all & only malnutrition awaits them after being pushed to camps and no more cultivation.

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Poor Living conditions

An IDP camp setting with make shift structures in Rwamutonga, Hoima district, this land was given to them by a good Samaritan after they were evicted to pave way for the construction of an

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