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Investigators rule out murder in land dealer’s death

    Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Special Investigations Division in Kireka alongside Criminal Investigations Directorate have released three suspects in the death of Wakiso land dealer, Samuel Musiitwa, who was a brother of slain Star FM journalist Robert Kagolo. Assistant Superintendent of Police- ASP Charles Twine, who also speaks …

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Lawyers petition Constitutional Court on compulsory land acquisition

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A group of lawyers have petitioned the Constitutional Court challenging the actions of government to compulsorily acquire land from its citizens anywhere across the country for public utility  projects. Led by Daniel Omara and two civil society organizations, Advocates for Natural Resources and …

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Acholi Muslim districts lose 2,800 acres of land to encroachers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Acholi Muslim districts have lost more than 2,800 acres of land to encroachers since the overthrow of President Iddi Amin Dada in 1979, according to Acholi district  Khadi Sheikh Musa Khelil. Sheikh Khelil says that their institutional land was abandoned by the Muslims when Amin’s …

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Bamugemereire report on land to be turned into law-Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has said that the report that was compiled by the Commission of Inquiry into Land Matters led by Justice Catherine Bamugemereire will be studied with a view of turning its recommendation into law in a bid to streamline land issues in …

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Soroti Hospital gets land for expansion

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Soroti District Council has allocated 19 acres of land for the construction and expansion of the new Soroti Regional Referral Hospital. The hospital will be constructed near Soroti University of Science and Technology in Arapai Sub County. Soroti Hospital is one of the 13 …

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