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Nabbanja blasts Buliisa land board for conniving with land grabbers

Buliisa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja is up in arms against Buliisa district land board members for allegedly fueling land grabbing. According to Nabbanja, the land board members connive with land grabbers to conduct illegal and brutal evictions in the district. Addressing the Parish Development Model-PDM coordinators …

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Land grabbing cases surge in Mbale city

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Last week, 80-year-old Priscila Nakamya Ouma, a resident of Doko Kasanja I in Mbale City Northern Division lost her home to a private developer. According to Nakamya, the developer fraudulently bought part of her land from her son, Kiiza Kubiita. Nakamya is just one of …

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Over 1,000 residents face eviction in Buliisa district

Buliisa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 1,000 families in two villages in Butiaba town council, Buliisa district are living in fear of being evicted forcefully from their ancestral land. The affected families are from Watembo and Boma villages in Butiaba town council. The scared residents are facing off with …

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Purported state house agents grab Kabarole district land

Kabarole, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kabarole district authorities have petitioned the president’s office over land grabbing by purported state house agents. This stems from the issuance of a land title on plots 20-22 at Millane road in Kabundaire Central division Fort Portal, to “Gun paper industries” by the area lands …

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Prince Nakibinge calls for dialogue on proposed land regulations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Prince Kassim Nakibinge, the Titular Head of the Muslim Community in Uganda has asked the government to consider dialogue on the proposed new regulations on ownership and management of land. Nakibinge while delivering his Eid al-Adha message on Tuesday to the Muslim community at his …

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Pray for protection of our land, Kabaka asks Muslims

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kabaka of Buganda, Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II has appealed to the Muslim faithful’s scheduled to celebrate Eid al-Adha to pray for God’s mercy against the ill intentions of people targeting Kingdom property. He has made the appeal in his message to all Muslims scheduled …

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