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THIS WEEK: Land bill amendment

THIS WEEK: Government lists land cases that prompted tabling amendment bill The government has listed 19 land cases that forced them to table constitutional amendment bill 2017 seeking to change article 26 giving powers to the government to compulsorily acquire land for infrastructural or investment development even without consent of …

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Bamugemereire land commission goes for another break

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | The seven member commission of inquiry into land matters headed by Lady Justice Catherine Bamugemereire will next week not conduct any public hearings until it submits an interim report about its journey so far to the appointing authority, President Museveni. “We are due to hand in …

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OTAFIIRE: I had no authority to give away Jinja government property

Kampala, Uganda |JULIUS BUSINGE | Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister Gen. Kahinda Otafiire on Thursday appeared before the land commission of inquiry to defend his role in the illegal giveaway of government property in Jinja, Eastern Uganda. According to information available before the commission, Otafiire, who was in 2011 the Minister …

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LAND PROBE: Jinja land file goes missing

Land probe: Key government file goes missing at Uganda Land Commission Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE |   The Chairman of the Uganda Land Commission Baguma Isoke has this afternoon told the ongoing Commission of Inquiry into land matters that a file containing lease documents for government property in Jinja has gone missing. …

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Govt lists 19 land cases that prompted Constitution Bill 2017

Kampala, Uganda | INDEPENDENT REPORTER |  The Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development has come out to explain the land acquisition challenges that have necessitated The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2017. The proposed amendment of Article 26 of the 1995 Constitution aims to make it possible for government to take possession of or acquire property upon payment of the …

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VIDEO: Kayihura suspends 4 police officers as land probe bites

VIDEO: Kayihura suspends 4 police officers as land probe bites Kampala, Uganda | NBS TV | The Inspector General of Police Kale Kayihura has suspended four senior police officers that are accused of taking an active role in the forceful eviction of residents and the destruction of a government building on plots 60 & 62, …

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