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Catholic church, gov’t face off over school land titles

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Catholic church has urged the Ministry of Education and Sports to stop asking for land titles for schools established on their land across the country. The leaders at the Catholic secretariat in the education commission made the remarks on Monday afternoon while meeting members …

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Kikuube RDC petitions minister over issuance of fraudulent land titles

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Amlan Tumusiime, the Kikuube Resident District Commissioner has petitioned Sam Mayanja, the State Minister for Lands, about the issuance of fraudulently acquired land titles. In his petition dated October 24, 2022, the RDC contends that the current situation of land eviction threats in the district …

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1,000 Kikuube residents petition ministry of lands over looming eviction

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 1,000 families from six villages in Kikuube district, have petitioned Judith Nabakoba, the Minister for Lands, Housing and Urban Development to intervene and revoke three different land titles that have been fraudulently acquired. The affected residents are from the villages of Ndongo, Kisoba, …

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MPs want officials issuing titles in wetlands arrested

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Legislators have called on the law enforcement authorities to consider arresting officers in the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development who issue land titles in wetlands. MPs who sit on the Committee on Climate Change said this will quicken the process of reclaiming wetlands …

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Mukono minicipality risks losing five schools to private developers

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Five government schools in Mukono municipality are at risk because of the failure of the authorities to secure their land titles. They are St. Peters, Nakagere Umea, Kiwanga Umea, Lweza, and Ngandu community primary schools. The Mukono municipal inspector of schools, Faridah Nassolo, says that …

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Masaka summons former leaders over missing land titles

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Masaka City Stakeholders Committee has resolved to summon the former Masaka Municipal Council leaders to help trace the whereabouts of several missing properties and land titles. The City Stakeholders Committee resolved this after realizing that several land titles including those of key public properties went missing …

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Buganda kingdom queries issuance of land titles under the lake

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buganda kingdom has questioned ways through which a one Hamis Kiggundu acquired land titles under Lake Victoria. Speaking to journalists at Bulange Mengo, the kingdom spokesperson Noah Kiyimba expressed dismay at how Hamis Kiggundu was able to acquire land titles in the lake, something unacceptable under …

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Fort Portal city struggling to operate without land board

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fort Portal city is unable to process land titles and resolve other land-related matters due to the absence of a land board. Since gaining city status two years ago, Fort Portal has been operating without a land board. The lack of a land board …

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