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NRM veterans warn against abolishing mailo land tenure system

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three veterans of the National Resistance Movement-NRM have warned that the proposal by the government to abolish the mailo land tenure system risks plunging the country into chaos if not handled properly. Retired Major Abdul Nadduli, Maj Kakooza Mutale have both said government is misguided …

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Gov’t urged to resettle Kyangwali evictees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have called on government to resettle residents surrounding Kyangwali refugee settlement camp who were evicted from their ancestral land in 2013 following government’s plan to expand the camp. According to the Buhaguzi County MP, Muheirwe Mpamizo Daniel, residents of Bukinda and Katikara villages …

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Bobi Wine blasts Museveni over land grabbing, evictions in Bunyoro

Hoima,Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Kyandondo East Member of parliament, Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi wine has blasted President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and his National Resistance movement-NRM party for the rampant land grabbing and evictions in Bunyoro sub region and other parts of the country. According to Bobi Wine, a number …

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Parliament asks gov’t to protect Apaa victims

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has directed the Ministry of Internal Affairs to ensure residents evicted from Apaa village are protected. More than 600 people were displaced following attacks on the residents of the contested land. Over 1,000 grass thatched houses burnt and several people injured. On Thursday, the …

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THIS WEEK: Lusanja evictions illegal, Court

THIS WEEK: Lusanja evictions illegal, court Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On Dec.14, court ruled that an eviction of hundreds of people from a 75-acre piece of land in Lusanja village in Mpererwe on the outskirts of Kampala was illegal.  In his judgment, High Court Judge John Eudes Keitirima ruled …

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VIDEO: Kayihura tasked on illegal evictions

VIDEO: Kayihura tasked to explain implication of illegal land evictions Kampala, Uganda | NTV UGANDA | The Commission of Inquiry into land matters has grilled Uganda’s Police Chief Kale Kayihura over the involvement of his subordinates in illegal evictions in Jinja district. It was revealed that senior police officers oversaw the …

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