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PS Bigirimana sues ULC over SH345 million debt

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Gender Pius Bigirimana has sued the Uganda Land Commission over a debt arising from land purchase. According to the documents filed before the Civil Division of High Court, Bigirimana says that on July, 22nd 2015 he sold his land located …

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Businesswoman pinned on land grabbing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Administrator of Zabuloni Estate Ronald Kalemba has pinned a businesswoman Miria Ssebunya for grabbing close to three Square Miles of their family land. Miria Ssebunya is wife to former Uganda ambassador to Libya Moses Kiwe Ssebunya. Kalemba, 53 told the Commission of Inquiry …

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Witness pins gov’t over compensation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr. Muhammad Kasasa has accused government of fleecing his compensation money resulting from sale of land on Mutungo Hill. Appearing before the Commission of Inquiry into Land Matters on Wednesday Kasasa says that in 1996, a military detach was set up on his land in …

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Museveni okays Apac land eviction

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has okayed a proposal to evict people from Maruzi Ranch in Apac district. The land measuring approximately 64 square kilometers, in Akokoro Sub County, Apac District has been home to more than 1500 squatters since 1995. But Apac District local government …

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Prince Wasajja testifies over Kabaka Muteesa’s land

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buganda prince David Wasajja has pinned Dr. Muhammad Bawule Kasasa, who he accused of illegally taking over land on Mutungo Hill in Luzira in Kampala, which belonged to the late Sir Edward Muteesa. The disputed land on Block 237 comprises of plots 56, 48, …

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Land Bill set to return to parliament

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Finance in Charge of Planning David Bahati has asked Members of Parliament to support the constitutional amendment bill no 2 that seeks to forcefully acquire Land. The Bill is intended to amend article 26 of the 1995 Constitution to facilitate faster …

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MPs reject sh250 billion for Namave land

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Members of Parliament on the Finance Committee have rejected a request of sh250 billion by the Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) to purchase 446 acres of land in Namanve. The land is intended to help expand the Kampala Industrial Business Park. Led by the …

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New title on Gov’t land shocks Minister

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister for Relief, Disaster Preparedness and Refugees Eng. Hillary Onek is shocked by the existence of a new land title that was fraudulently processed on the seven square mile piece of land that government secured to resettle the 1,780 people. Government acquired the vast …

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Authorities move to fence-off Namboole Stadium Land

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Authorities are moving to fence off the land housing Mandela National Stadium in Namboole, in order to save it from further encroachment. The 40,202 sitting capacity stadium was the first project of the sports complex designed to have all sporting facilities. But most of the …

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