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Busoga region MPs back Kadaga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament from the Busoga sub-region have pledged to support the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga for the position of second national vice-chairperson of the National Resistance Movement- NRM party. Kadaga will contest for the position with the State Minister for Lands and …

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MPs heap praises on Kadaga ahead of NRM contest

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have today shown support to the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga as she contests for the position of Second National Chairperson of the National Resistance Movement (NRM). Although Kadaga did not tell the MPs the purpose for the meeting at the …

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55 families face hunger after NFA destroys food crops in Luweero

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 55 families at Yandwe village in Luweero district are starving after their food crops were destroyed by National Forestry Authority-NFA. The families occupy part of the 1,208 hectares of land belonging to Mbaale Central forest reserve in Butuntumula sub county, Luweero district. …

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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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Lands Ministry temporarily closes Wakiso zonal land office

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The real estate industry in Wakiso district has been thrown into panic following the temporary closure of Wakiso Ministry Zonal Office-MZO. There will be no land transaction in the district, during the time of the closure, as operations of surveys and mapping sections at …

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Land allocation to wealthy individuals increasing inequality-Report

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Government obsession with allocating chunks of land to wealthy investors is not improving the lives of ordinary Ugandans but increasing inequality, a new report by Oxfam Uganda states. According to the report, at times, land given to investors doesn’t result in employment or even …

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