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Parliament cancels illegal leases on Uganda Railways land

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament in its report from the Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authority and State Enterprises (COSASE) has directed that leases on Uganda Railway Corporation (URC) land be cancelled. Presenting the report of the committee during the plenary on Wednesday, 13 April 2022, the Chairperson Joel Ssenyonyi said …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Moratorium on land evictions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Museveni’s moratorium on land evictions: Will President’s directive work this time? THE LAST WORD Behind the Russia-Ukraine conflict: Why the U.S should beware of the law of unintended consequences COMMENT Greening African cooking: …

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LAND: Muslims in Mbarara petition Minister Nabakooba

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Muslim Community in Mbarara has petitioned the Minister of Lands Judith Nabakooba to intervene in a land dispute. The land in question measures 47.8 hectares and is located in Nyamitanga, Mbarara City. It is being currently occupied by more than 3,000 people. Sheikh …

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Mengo controls less than 5% of land in Buganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buganda Kingdom controls only 4% of the total land area in Buganda, according a new report compiled by a committee led by the Kingdom Minister for Special Duties Daudi, Mpanga. The other committee members are Medard Lubega Sseggona, the Busiro East County member of …

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Mao launches land rights campaign in Acholi sub region

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Democratic Party (DP) President Norbert Mao has launched a land rights campaign in the Acholi Sub Region. The campaign seeks to defend the vulnerable, document land, offer legal and advisory services to the vulnerable people in the Acholi Sub-region as well as reclaim …

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LAND: 30,000 face eviction in Kassanda District

Kassanda, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 30,000 people from five villages in Kiganda Sub County, Kassanda District are living in fear over a looming eviction. The residents on plots 76, 75, 84, and 86; Block 440 in the villages Kitaama, Kiryanongo, Nakasagazi, Kabubbu, and Lugoba claim that they …

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