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VIDEO: Museveni meets NRM MPs over the Land Amendment Bill

VIDEO: Museveni meets NRM MPs over the Land Amendment Bill Kampala, Uganda | NTV UGANDA | Parliament’s committee on Legal and Parliamentary Affairs has summoned the Ministers Betty Amongi and Kahinda Otafiire to state the government position on the Constitutional Amendment bill on land acquisition by government. Two weeks ago, the …

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VIDEO: Women strip to protest land give-away in Amuru

VIDEO: Women strip to protest land give-away in Amuru Kampala, Uganda | NTV UGANDA | Plans to demarcate 10,000 hectares of land for sugar production in Amuru district turned sour when the locals stripped in protest. Land Minister Betty Amongi was in the area to oversee the surveying of the land. …

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Put land in the hands of women – PAP MPs

MIDRAND, SOUTH AFRICA | GODFREY SSALI | Women legislators of theAfrican continenthave decried what they have called the persistent marginalization of women in the control of productive resources. They said that despite being the majority population on the continent who account for 80 of food production in Africa, they continue to …

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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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