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Luuka residents living in panic over looming eviction

Luuka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Over 3,000 residents from eight villages in Bukanga sub-county, Luuka district are living in fear of eviction from two square miles of land. The affected villages are Bukaade, Bukwanga, Bugogo, Ndoya central, Ndoya A, Nakamini, Nabinoni and Buwologoma central. According to residents, a team of …

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Minister reinstates evicted kibanja holder

Mityana , Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The State Minister for Lands, Sam Mayanja has directed Anna Namirembe, a Kibanja holder in Mityana district to return to her plot of land where she was evicted after occupying it for the more than four decades. It is alleged that the landlord identified …

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KCCA launches crackdown on street vendors in Kawempe division

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA has extended its operation to evict street vendors to Kawempe division. Hundreds of street vendors operating in areas of Bwaise, Kawempe stage, Kalerwe, Kyebando, and Mpererwe have been evicted off the streets by KCCA enforcement officers with the help of the …

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Residents, court bailiffs clash during botched eviction

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Court bailiffs have clashed with occupants of Plot 1 C along Iganga road in Jinja City Southern Division. It all started after the bailiffs working on behalf of Vijay Kotecha, cordoned off the premises on Wednesday afternoon and broke doors and windows before throwing out …

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Residents accuse UPDF of assault, sexual harassment

Kole, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Ilera Central forest reserve have accused UPDF soldiers deployed in the area of assault, intimidation and sexual harassment. Ilera Central forest reserve covers Bung, Okabo and Lela villages in Ilera parish, Ayer sub county, Kole district. In 2019, the National Forestry Authority-NFA demarcated …

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Nwoya to conduct fresh verification of pastoralists

Nwoya, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nwoya district security officials and leaders will commence fresh verification of pastoralists. The decision follows concerns that the majority of the pastoralists have evaded eviction, and are still illegally grazing their cattle in the district, nearly two months after an eviction order was issued. The …

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PM Nabbanja delays eviction of Sango bay occupants by one month

Kyotera, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja has extended the eviction of people occupying Sango Bay land by one month. The extension was made to allow a final joint assessment of all grievances raised in various reports by the local leaders and the ill-fated occupants. Nabbanja was …

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Lira vendors return to the streets after eviction

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Most vendors in Lira city have returned to the streets barely a month after they were evicted. In March 2022, authorities of Lira City Council issued an eviction notice for all vendors to leave the streets and stop selling various items on verandahs and along walk …

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