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The State Minister for Kampala Benny Namugwanya has finally intervened in the ever increasing land grabs in Mubende district and ordered the police to arrest Steven Tumwine, the manager of a Chinese-tree planting FOMASA
Josephine Nazziwa, a 83-year-old granny risks spending the rest of her life together with her eight grand children in the cold after her son Hamid Luyima sold off land on which her household sat.
Annet Muleka, a 24-year-old was shot in the stomach by Police in November 2015 during a fierce battle between the residents of Kawaala village in Kitumbi Sub Country in Mubende district and Yosamu Ssengoma
Chief Magistrate’s Court in Mubende has given businessman David Mugyenzi, only 15 days to defend his intentions to evict over 200 families off their land covering the whole village. The court’s summons follow a
Struck by the poor health conditions of two aged prisoners are living in, John Bukenya, the officer in charge of Kaweeri government detention centre in Mubende has petitioned the Grade One Magistrate court to
Irene Namaye, the Mubende grade one Magistrate has remanded seven bibanja holders in Mubende over malicious damage to property. The seven who would remain incarcerated until next month include; Abubakar Makumbi, Roman Kasigazi, Alex
By Najibu Mulema Since September last year, Unwanted Witness- Uganda, a nongovernmental digital rights organization with support from US mission in Kampala, has been engaged in a campaign to train journalists in e-media, website
Up to six residents of Kiryamenvu LCI in Kayebe parish, Kitenga Sub County in Mubende district have been arrested by police over threatening death to a one David Mugyenyi, a man claiming ownership of
Moses Ssebunya, a city tycoon exhibited impunity after hiring armed guards working with Saracen, a private security firm to fire bullets to scare over 2,000 people that are disputing his land ownership in their
By Najibu Mulema Land wrangles in Uganda have become the worst nightmare for many poor Ugandans whose land is always grabbed by the few ‘privileged’ untouchable rich men and women. Consequently, more than 2000
Members of Mubende district land board have recommended for the termination of a certificate of land title following findings that its acquisition process was marred by fraud. According to a one-page letter dated September
At least 100 people who were evicted from land belonging to Kayebe Forest in Kitenga and Kigando sub-counties in Mubende district are gripped in immense fear for their lives due to lack of shelter
By Witness radio team The latest annual report by the Uganda Human Rights Commission has faulted various government agencies particularly National Forestry Authority of denying ethnic minority groups access to their land which is
BY KIMAZI EXPERITO E MUBENDE. Works has come to standstill as residents in Butoloogo subcounty set market ablaze and close the road during their protest over being evicted from their land. Over 800 people
BY KIMAZI EXPERITO E MUBENDE. The Mubende Resident District Commissioner has cautioned the politicians in Mubende district against politicising land issues that is putting the lives of the people in danger. RDC Beyunga Florence
15 people have injured and 28 destroyed during a fire outbreak in Nalutuntu Sub County. This incident occurred at Bukoba village in Nalutuntu sub county in Mubende district. Mukandayiro Demitirewo , Kalweremera Nicholas and
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
Education is now a dream not about to come true for these little ones since they’re always on the run due to land grabbing.
In Hoima district, Rwamutonga residents no longer have a sense of belonging as a result of massive evictions.
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.
Rwamutonga residents confined in an IDP camp setting after being evicted to pave way for the oil treatment plant.
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