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Wakiso land vendors refuse to refund UGX 7 Billion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Two registered owners of the disputed land in Wakiso district facing investigations at the Land Commission of Inquiry for selling to government land with encumbrances have refused to refund 7.4 Billion shillings paid to them. They are Paul Bukenya and Engineer Dick Lutaya, both …

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Police Fred Enanga and father abandon plan to evict Apac residents

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Police spokesperson Fred Enanga and his father George Econga Okabo, a retired Superintendent of police have abandoned their plan to evict occupants of disputed customary land in Oreta village, Akokoro sub county in Apac district. They abandoned the plan a day after Econga appeared …

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Masaka hospital, vice president clash over building

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  There is a bitter row between Masaka Regional Referral Hospital authorities and the vice president over ownership of a building on Plot 2 Bainnes Terrace, Kizungu in Katwe /Butego division in Masaka municipality. A source at the Hospital told URN on condition of anonymity that …

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Bamugemereire to probe ownership of former public land

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The chairperson of the Commission of Inquiry into land matters Lady Justice Catherine Bamugemereire has announced fresh probe into the ownership of former public land in the country. She says the new probe will centre on pieces of former public lands owned by Land registrars …

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Land commission summons Jinja West MP Balyeku over land grabbing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Commission of Inquiry into Land matters has issued criminal summons for Jinja West Member of Parliament Grace Moses Balyeko over allegations of land grabbing. MP Balyeku is allegedly accused of influencing the issuance of freehold title over plot 24 B Kyabazinga way in …

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Justice Bamugemereire, land probe sued for illegal arrest

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four people have sued the Justice Catherine Bamugemereire-led land commission over illegal arrests. The four Annette Natukunda, Irene Akiteng, Immaculate Ayebazibwe and Elly Ampurire were arrested on March 12, 2019, when the commission invaded Prime Housing Estates offices in Masooli, Wakiso District. The company is …

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Over 1500 households fear eviction by Hima cement

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 10,000 residents of Mwello parish in Mulanda Sub County in Tororo district are living in fear of eviction by Hima Cement Limited. The affected residents from over 1500 households occupy eight villages including Pamaraka, Mairo and Agumiti among others. Hima acquired a …

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Lands registrar grilled for mishandling land registration

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Herman Galiwango, the Masindi district senior registrar of titles has rough time on Monday evening before the Justice Catherine Bamugemereire Land Commission. Galiwango was appearing as a witness in the registration of a disputed piece of land in Lwengo District. In 2016, Galiwango transferred …

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Former estate manager grilled for evicting 70 families

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nicholas Kabagambe, a resident of Mengo in Kampala has come under fire from the Land Commission for evicting 70 households in Kassanda District. Kabagambe told the Commission Chaired by Justice, Catherine Bamugemereire that in 2010 Moses Kiwa Ssebunya introduced him to Kisibika Estate in Kalwana …

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