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Evicted residents in Kikuube district face starvation

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 1,000 residents of Kyangwali sub county in Kikuube district who were brutally evicted from their land are at the verge of starvation. The affected are mainly women, men and children from Bukinda A and B, Bukinda 2, Kavule, Bwizibwera A and B, Kyeya A …

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Evicted Lake Albert fishermen stranded

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 200 fishermen who were evicted from landing sites on the shores of Lake Albert remain stranded as the COVID-19 restrictions continue. The fishermen and their families were evicted on Thursday from Songagagi and Nana landing sites in Kigorobya and Buseraku sub-counties, Hoima …

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More than 1000 sand miners evicted in Katabi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 1,000 sand miners have been evicted from Kyewaga wetland, part of Kyewaga Central forest reserve in Katabi town council, Wakiso district. The eviction also affected persons involved in Bricklaying and crop cultivating, in the wetland located about six kilometres from the Lake Victoria …

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300 charcoal dealers evicted from Gulu district

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | More than 300 charcoal dealers have been evicted from Palaro sub –county in Gulu district. The one-week operation was headed by the Uganda Peoples Defense Forces –UPDF of the fourth division barracks, with assistance from the police and the local leaders. Last month, the …

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