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Pastoralists clash with Ssabanyala over grazing land in Kayunga

Kayunga, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Pastoralists in Kayunga District and the Banyala Chiefdom leader Captain Baker Kimeze are embroiled in a conflict over grazing land. The pastoralists under the Abaliisa Development Entrepreneurship Association (ADEA) accuse Kimeze of using his royal guards to protect another group of pastoralists to graze …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Why Museveni is targeting Mailo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Why Museveni is targeting Mailo: Experts say land issue might end badly, if not handled well THE LAST WORD Obama’s `Promised Land’: How the former president’s memoirs show a good insight to US …

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Museveni, Kabaka meet

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni and Kabaka Ronald Mutebi have today held talks at State House, Nakasero. “Held a meeting with His Majesty the Kabaka of Buganda Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II at Nakasero State Lodge. His Majesty was in the company of Owek. Charles Peter Mayiga …

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MPs demand apology over Mayanja Mailo Land statement

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of legislators from Buganda region have today demanded that the new Minister of State for Lands, Dr. Sam Mayanja apologizes for statements made regarding the Mailo tenure system. Addressing journalists at parliament, the MPs led by Buikwe South representative Dr. Lulume Bayiga …

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Gov’t to buy land for Kasese flood victims

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has proposed to buy land and resettle internally displaced persons-IDPs in Kasese district. More than 200 households have spent at least 10 months in an Internally Displaced Camp-IDP in Muhokya sub-county after floods ravaged the district in May last year. Last week, more …

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Residents return to Maruzi ranch, demand compensation

Apac, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 200 people from Ibuje and Akokoro sub-counties in Apac district have returned to Maruzi Ranch, six months after their eviction. Maruzi ranch, which covers the two sub-counties has been at the centre of conflicts between the local community and government for the …

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