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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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Security Committee investigating land eviction in Kabarole

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kabarole district security committee is investigating circumstances under which more than 20 people in Kichwamba sub county, Kabarole district were evicted from a piece of land on Sunday. The 1.7 acre piece of land belongs to Kichwamba sub county. Last year, the district council …

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MPs demand Land Fund utilisation report from Minister

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Members of Parliament on the committee of Physical Infrastructure have asked the Ministry of Lands to avail a report on how the Land Fund was spent in the 2018/2019 financial year. Led by Kasilo County MP, Elijah Okupa and Butaleja West MP, James …

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