land rights in Uganda

Return our properties, Tooro tells government

Kabarole- Close to two decades since the restoration of cultural institutions, Tooro Kingdom has renewed its call to central government for the return of kingdom properties. The kingdom’s prime minister, Mr Benard Tungwako, expressed disappointment

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Minister to Land probe team: Respect people

Probed. State Minister for Lands Persis Namuganza Kampala. A minister on Tuesday questioned the usefulness and work methods of the Justice Catherine Bamugemereire-led Commission of Inquiry into Land Matters, and said the commissioners need to

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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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15 years without remedy

Despite more than a decade of mobilization and legal struggle, Mubende evictees have not yet seen justice and continue to suffer the collateral consequences of this brutal act. Today, 15 years ago, the Uganda

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