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EACOP: Kyotera PAPs petition Parliament over unfair compensation

Kyotera, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 100 people along the proposed route of the East African Crude Oil Pipeline-EACOP in Kyotera district have petitioned parliament protesting the compensation rates offered to them by the project implementers. The project-affected persons in Nabigasa sub county are aggrieved by what they describe as …

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Suspect commits suicide in Kalisizo police cell

Kyotera, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Kyotera district are investigating circumstances under which a suspect committed suicide in a cell. The deceased has been identified as Robert Luyima, 35, a resident of Matale village, Kalisizo town council. It is said that Luyima had been arrested for whipping his …

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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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Hundreds relocate to Tanzania from former Sango Bay land

Kyotera, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hundreds of residents in the sub counties of Kabira, Kyebe, and Kakuuto in Kyotera district are crossing the border into neighboring Tanzania as government evicts them from the former Sango Bay sugar estates. These are part of over 10,000 people whom the government ordered …

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Gov’t repossess former Sango bay land

Kyotera, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has repossessed the former Sango-bay sugar estates in Kabira, Mutukula, and Kakuuto sub-counties in Kyotera district, to pave way for oil palm tree growing in the area. Close to 10,000 residents have been forcefully evicted from the 247 square miles of land that …

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Police arrest three suspected terrorists in Kyotera

Kyotera, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Kyotera district in collaboration with the Joint Anti-Terrorism Task Force-JATT have arrested three suspected terrorists and seized items used to assemble explosive devices. Muhammad Nsubuga, the Southern Regional police spokesperson says the suspects were arrested on Monday evening and are currently in …

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400 residents face eviction in Nabigasa sub county

Kyotera, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 400 residents of Katenju village in Kyasimbi parish, Nabigasa sub county, Kyotera district are living in fear of eviction from their homes. Emmanuel Bafiirawala, the LC I chairperson of Katenju village says a local businesswoman, Prossy Namirembe has served the residents with eviction …

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