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17:53
17:53

Locals Up In Arms against Hire Of Bugoma Forest NFA 3 8

According to the residents and leaders, for one to acquire an acre of land in the forest reserve for cultivation, he or she should pay shillings 300,000. This money is paid to agents deployed by NFA officials within the communities and after transacting the business, the agents’ hand over the money to top NFA management in the district and the region. The officials do not issue out receipts for the money paid to them fearing to be tracked and arrested.
10:20
10:20

Kikuube Residents, Leaders Protest Bugoma Forest Boundary Reopening NFA 4 1

In February this year, the Lands Ministry resumed the boundary opening exercise. The exercise hit another stalemate when residents protested the criteria used by the government to reopen the forest boundaries. However, in August this year, the Ministry and NFA revised the boundary opening exercise.
13:24
13:24

Gov’t Restarts Bugoma Forest Boundary Reopening for Third Time NFA 1 3

In November last year, the government through the Ministry of Housing, Lands, and Urban Development embarked on the long-awaited reopening of the Bugoma forest reserve boundaries. However, a few weeks after the start of the boundary reopening, Kikuube district officials halted the exercise citing irregularities.
08:01
08:01

RDC Intervenes in Land Row between Bunyoro Kingdom, NFA Residents 1 5

Lungton Tukasingula, one of the people utilizing the land accuses NFA and security officials of harassment, torture, indiscriminate arrests, and destruction of their crops. He says several acres of his maize plantation have been slashed by NFA officials yet he is cultivating on kingdom land.
14:02
14:02

Bugoma Forest Reserve Boundary Reopening Resumes NFA 2 1

Wilson Ogalo, the commissioner of surveys and mapping in the ministry of lands, housing, and urban development says the boundary reopening will take two weeks and calls on area leaders, and residents to cooperate with the team on the ground.
10:37
10:37

Kikuube Leaders Halt Bugoma Forest Boundary Reopening NFA 2 1

Vincent Alpha Opio, the Kikuube LC 5 Vice Chairperson told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that they halted the exercise due to the failure by the NFA and ministry of lands to engage local leaders, area residents, and a private surveyor on behalf of the local community during the demarcation exercise.
12:47
12:47

NFA Impounds Over 600 Pieces of Timber in Bugoma Forest 2 2

The over 600 pieces of timber are suspected to have been harvested in Nyairongo area in Kikuube district where the land boundaries between the National Forestry Authority, Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom and the community are in contest.
14:25
14:25

Five Held in Otuke For Cutting Shear Nut Trees for Charcoal NFA 1

The suspects are Isa Kabalye, Fredrick Mashate all residents of Kampala, Robin Ongu, Jimmy Awio, and Felix Amuku, all residents of Olilim Sub County in Otuke district. They were arrested during the joint operation conducted by the are leaders in conjunction with local residents against those cutting shear Nut trees for charcoal burning.
11:18
11:18

UNHCR, NFA Restore Degraded Bugoma Forest Reserve Land refugees 1 2 Top story

The restoration exercise dubbed "Environment, energy, forestry protection and conservation" is aimed at restoring 100 of the 150 hectares of the degraded forest land due to illegal activities by refugees from Kyangwali refugee settlement.
13:37
13:37

National Forestry Authority, War Veterans Clash over Land NFA 2

The disputed land covers seven villages of Kihambya, Kyakabingo, Kyampaka, Bugandale, Kigawa, Kiseeta and Kiguugu.
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