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LAND: Muslims in Mbarara petition Minister Nabakooba

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Muslim Community in Mbarara has petitioned the Minister of Lands Judith Nabakooba to intervene in a land dispute. The land in question measures 47.8 hectares and is located in Nyamitanga, Mbarara City. It is being currently occupied by more than 3,000 people. Sheikh …

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President Museveni hands public land in Kassanda to residents

Kassanda, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  President Museveni has allocated public land to more than 20,000 people in Kitumbi Sub County, Kassanda District. The land measuring 1,214 hectares covering Lubaali Local Council 1, Wandagi, Muyenga, Kalyabulo, Kazinga, and Kyengera villages was in 1977 leased to two people Fred Drake Ndiwalana …

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Court of Appeal to start conferencing on elections today

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Court of Appeal has scheduled today February 14 to commence conferencing for the hearing of 81 election appeals arising out of High Court decisions. Conferencing is where lawyers of both parties agree on issues to be determined by the appellate court before the case file …

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Nabakooba suspends Lira District Land Board

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Lands Housing and Urban Development has suspended the entire Lira district land board with immediate effect. In her letter dated 4th February 2022 addressed to the Chief Administrative Officer and the LCV chairperson, the Minister Judith Nabakooba says she has received …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Fight at the Lands Commission

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Fight at Lands Commission: Who’re the saints, if chairperson Byenkya is a sinner? THE LAST WORD Africa’s politics of fiction: It is incredible how politics in our part of the world is far …

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MP Bagala appeals

Mityana, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mityana Woman Member of Parliament Joyce Bagala has appealed against a decision of the High Court that nullified her election. Bagala, a candidate of the opposition National Unity Platform (NUP) had been declared winner of the January 2021 polls with a margin of 16,000 …

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High Court nullifies Joyce Bagala’s election

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | High Court in Mubende has nullified Joyce Bagala’s election as Mityana Woman Member of Parliament and called for fresh elections. This follows a petition by Lands Minister Judith Nabakooba. Bagala said she would appeal the decision by court to call for a by-election. Nabakooba dragged Bagala …

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Nabakooba: I was told of mass bribery in Mubende voting

Mubende, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lands Minister Judith Nabakooba has asked the High Court in Mubende to nullify the election of Joyce Bagala Ntwatwa for the Mityana Woman Parliamentary Seat, reasoning that the electoral process was not transparent. Bagala, a candidate of the opposition National Unity Platform – NUP …

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