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Uganda land fund is empty- Amongi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Commission of Inquiry into land matters has questioned government failure to operationalize the land fund 20-years since it was planned. The fund is a multi-purpose resource envelope envisaged to serve targeted beneficiaries, including tenants seeking to buy or own land, a government seeking to …

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Minister Amongi grilled, told to resign over corruption allegations

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Lands, Housing and Urban Development minister Betty Amongi is facing calls to resign over allegations that she was involved in grabbing land belonging to departed Asians following a string of allegations. Amongi Tuesday finally offered herself before the commission of inquiry into land matters …

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THIS WEEK: Land bill amendment

THIS WEEK: Government lists land cases that prompted tabling amendment bill The government has listed 19 land cases that forced them to table constitutional amendment bill 2017 seeking to change article 26 giving powers to the government to compulsorily acquire land for infrastructural or investment development even without consent of …

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Govt lists 19 land cases that prompted Constitution Bill 2017

Kampala, Uganda | INDEPENDENT REPORTER |  The Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development has come out to explain the land acquisition challenges that have necessitated The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2017. The proposed amendment of Article 26 of the 1995 Constitution aims to make it possible for government to take possession of or acquire property upon payment of the …

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