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Save us from land grabbers, residents ask LOP

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents and leaders in Luwero district have made a heartfelt plea to the Leader of the Opposition, Mathias Mpuuga, to address the alarming land grabbing in the area. Disturbing statistics from the Police Crime report reveal that Luwero District witnessed the highest number of cases …

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‘Start projects on church land to prevent grabbers’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, Most Rev Dr. Stephen Samuel Kazimba Mugalu, has urged Christians to initiate income-generating projects on church land as a means of deterring grabbers from targeting it. During his first-ever pastoral visit to Kigezi diocese, Kazimba expressed concern …

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District officials and Mbale police clash over Malukhu land

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  A dispute has arisen between the police in Mbale City Industrial Division and the Mbale District Local Government over land in Malukhu. The disputed land measures half an acre and is located opposite the old Mbale district offices near, the Inzu ya Masaba Cultural …

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Minister Mayanja orders demarcation of Nkoko land in Kasese

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The State Minister for Lands, Sam Mayanja has ordered the opening of boundaries on the disputed Nkoko-Kayanja land in Kitswamba Sub-County, Kasese district. Mayanja says that the directive is to ensure the issues surrounding the contested land are amicably resolved and people are able …

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Headteacher arrested for mortgaging gov’t school land title

  Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Luwero District have arrested a former head teacher of Wobulenzi Public Primary School, which is a government institution in Wobulenzi Town Council, for allegedly using the school land titles to secure a questionable loan of 100 million shillings. The suspect has been …

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Govt finally gives Bunyangabu bona fide occupants land titles

Kibito, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government through the ministry of lands has handed over certificate of titles to more than 5,000 residents of Bunyangabu district. Government in 2009 and 2022 purchased block 44 plot 2 in Kibito Town Council and block 32 plot 1 in Nyakigumba respectively from the …

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