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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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Shs10 billion supplementary budget to Lands Ministry illegal- Kasaija

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Matia Kasaija has apologized for the Shs10.6 billion supplementary budget for Uganda Land Commission (ULC) to pay land claimants in Buganda and Bunyoro sub-regions in the financial year 2020/2021. Kasaija admitted that the request for the supplementary was …

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ULC probe: IGG Kamya on the spot over UGX 10.6Bn supplementary budget

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The former Minister of Lands, Housing, and Urban Development, Beti Kamya came under fire from the Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises-COSASE, on Wednesday when she was tasked to explain how she initiated a supplement budget of Shillings 10.6 billion to offset six …

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