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Kikuube residents say Museveni misled on Kyangwali land

Kyangwali , Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The more than 1,000 people evicted from their ancestral land in Kyangwali sub-county in Kikuube district are protesting a letter authored by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni referring to them as liars who want to steal government land. The residents who have pitched camp …

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MPs want Sh2 billion land payment to ‘ghost’ returned

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament on the Committee of Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises – COSASE have proposed a move be made to recover Sh2.039 billion that was paid to Natalia Namuli, a ‘ghost recipient’ in a land compensation scam. The land in question measuring …

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Museveni to offer land to Indian banana stem processor

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has pledged to provide land in Mbarara to prospective Indian Investors who are proposing to set up a factory that uses banana stems to produce liquid fertilizer, thread, cloth, and biogas. The President made the commitment on Friday while meeting the …

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Parliament cites fraud in Nakawa-Naguru land saga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has observed that the variation in the acreage of land allocated to different investors at Nakawa-Naguru by Uganda Land Commission (ULC) connotes the existence of intentional fraud. The Adhoc Committee of parliament, which has been investigating the distribution of 82.05 acres of Nakawa-Naguru …

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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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