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Understaffing crippling land commission work: Nyumba

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The acting Secretary of Uganda Land Commission (ULC) Andrew Nyumba, has said they are struggling to carry out their mandate of managing public land, due to understaffing. Speaking to Members of Parliament sitting on the sub-committee of defense, Nyumba on Wednesday said the Commission is …

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Kagote housing estate tenants petition ULC to halt illegal eviction

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Some of the residents of Katoge housing estate in Fort Portal have petitioned Uganda Lands Commission-ULC over a fraudulent move to unlawfully evict them from their premises. The estate under the preserve of the Uganda Lands Commission along Queen’s lane in Kagote ward, Central …

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MUBS seeks Parliament support to stop land squatters

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Business School (MUBS) is on the verge of losing land to squatters, the University’s Principal, Prof. Waswa Balunywa, has said. Balunywa said the university has failed to have physical possession of the two acre piece of land located in Kireka Hill View, 20 years …

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Defence committee summons ULC commissioner over police land in Naguru

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Sub-Committee on Defence and Internal Affairs has summoned Uganda Land Commissions registry commissioner, Peter Opio in regard to mismanagement of police land in Naguru. The Committee chaired by Ruhinda County MP Donozio Kahonda, was recently set up by Parliament to investigate the reported mismanagement …

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Court quashes decision to interdict Uganda Land Commission secretary

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Kampala has quashed the decision made by the Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development Judith Nabakooba, to interdict the Secretary to Uganda Land Commission, Barbara Imaryo. Imaryo was interdicted by Nabakooba to pave way for investigations into allegations of mismanagement of …

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Parliament wants Beti Kamya, Kasaija investigated

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has recommended the investigation of the former Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Beti Kamya and Finance Minister, Matia Kasaija for their role in the shs10.6 billion land compensation. The House chaired by Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among on Thursday, 04 August 2022 adopted …

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CID probes city law firm over UGX 2Bn compensation scam

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) in Parliament has been tasked to investigate two lawyers for their role in the 2 billion shilling land compensation scandal. The Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities, and State Enterprises (COSASE) chaired by Joel Ssenyonyi, is investigating the circumstances under which a …

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Muhakanizi distances self from Shs10.6 billion compensation funds

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The former Secretary to the Treasury (PSST), Keith Muhakanizi has distanced himself from the processes that saw the disbursement of supplementary funds by the Finance Ministry for land compensations. Muhakanizi said that he was on sick leave during the process of the payments adding that his …

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Land Commission officials face corruption allegations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Officials at the Uganda Land Commission (ULC) have been accused of asking for bribes in order to pay out compensation for land. Geoffrey Mugisa, one of the registered proprietors and claimants of the Shs10.6 billion supplementary budget allocated to facilitate the land owners who sold …

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