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Residents drag UNRA to Court for destruction of property

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents affected by the planned upgrade of the 256-kilometre road from Rwekunye through Masindi port via Apac, Lira up to Acholibur in Pader district have sued Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA. More than 170 residents of Rainbow trading centre, Iredha Shamber in Lira town are …

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Former LRA abductees in Lango accuse gov’t of neglect

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 500 former Lord’s Resistance Army -LRA abductees in Lango sub-region are demanding for compensation from the government. The group under their umbrella, Lango Former LRA Captives and Returnees Association notes that most of them are in dire need for help, yet government …

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Battered reuters journalist seeks UGX 100M compensation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | James Akena, a photo journalist with Reuters has dragged the Attorney General to court seeking damages because of torture by the military. Akena was battered by UPDF soldier down town Kampala on August 20, 2018 while covering protests. He appeared in a photo, which went …

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Former workers seek compensation for injuries sustained at Isimba dam

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kayunga district authorities have petitioned China International Water & Electric Corporation-CWE, the contractor that undertook the construction of Isimba Hydropower Project to increase compensation for workers injured at the site during the construction. Construction of the 183 Megawatt power plant, the 3rd largest in …

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More than 10,000 seek UGX 25 billion compensation for 1986 insurgency

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 10,805 people from various districts have dragged government to court for compensation for the losses they suffered during the I986 political Insurgency. The affected are from Nakasongola, Buyende, Masindi, Kiryandongo and Kayunga districts particularly. They are seeking compensation of up to Shillings …

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Govt tasked to clear compensation to torture victims

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) has expressed dismay over the failure by the government to clear compensation to victims of torture. The pending compensation is now valued at 5 billion Uganda Shillings. The Chairman of the Uganda Human Rights Commission Meddie Sozzi Kaggwa says …

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MPs want to meet South Sudan government over compensation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The select committee on South Sudan compensation has said they are planning to meet officials from South Sudan over compensation of Ugandan traders. The committee chaired by Ann Maria Nakabirwa was set up to investigate the payment of 41 billion Shillings to 10 Ugandan companies …

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Parliament passes Shs12billion for Amuru sugar works compensation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Budget Committee of parliament has approved Shillings 12 billion for compensating of people affected by the development of Amuru Sugar works project. The Lands, Housing and Urban Development Ministry had requested for Shillings 19 billion to compensate the residents in the surveyed area. Gilbert …

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