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Gov’t disburses UGX 11Bn for land compensation in Amuru

Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has disbursed 11 Billion shillings for the second phase of land compensation in Lakang sub county, Amuru district. Michael Lakony, the Amuru LCV chairperson says that the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development wired eleven billion shillings to the bank accounts of …

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NFA resumes demarcation of Bugoma forest reserve boundary

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Lands and the National Forestry Authority-NFA have resumed the boundary reopening of Bugoma central forest reserve in Kikuube district. In November last year, the government through the Ministry of Housing, Lands, and Urban Development embarked on the long-awaited reopening of the Bugoma …

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Lands ministry on the spot over street lighting

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Parliamentary Committee on Public Accounts (Local Government) has tasked officials from the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development to explain why streetlights in many urban centres and cities are non-functional. The committee chaired by Ojara Martin Mapenduzi, Bardege-Layibi Division MP was on Wednesday, …

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Gov’t to cancel second title on Nabisunsa Girls school land

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Lands will cancel the second title that is registered in the names of Nabisunsa Girls School. This is after realizing that the school had two freehold land titles registered in its name, which sparked a row between the school and the Uganda …

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Kitgum municipality gets nod for new physical development plan

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A ten year urban physical development plan for Kitgum municipality is in the final phase of approval at the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development according to municipal officials. Kitgum municipality with three divisions of Pager, Central and Pandwong last developed it’s physical development …

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Government issues strict guidelines for mortgaging public land

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Lands has issued new guidelines for investors who want to mortgage government land. Lands Minister Beti Kamya said that cabinet decided that any foreign investor using public land should prove that they have at least 60 percent of the total investment …

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Gov’t starts verification of Tooro kingdom properties

Kabarole, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has started a verification exercise of Tooro Kingdom properties. This comes after President Museveni last year signed a Memorandum of Understanding with King Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV to return the kingdom’s properties. Tooro kingdom is demanding its properties from the …

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Lands Ministry intervenes in Masindi land wrangle

Masindi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Lands has intervened in a wrangle between Uganda Investment Authority-UIA and over 2,000 residents over a contested piece of land in Masindi district. The land measuring approximately 60 square miles is situated in Kimengo sub-county Masindi district. More than 2,000 people …

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