Fourteen schools under Kampala Capital City Authority KCCA face eviction from their land. A December 2017 report by the KCCA Education and Social Services Directorate shows that there are different claimants of the land, which hosts the schools. The report also indicates that some of the land has been leased to private developers by Uganda Land Commission, Kampala District Land Board or Buganda Land Board.
The Commission of Inquiry into Land Matters cant trace one Zeyidi Ssemuwemba believed to be the prime suspect in the grabbing of the 13-acre Bukasa cemetery land. While the Commission has traced documents from the Lands Registry indicating that the land was registered in the names of Zayidi Ssemuwemba, it has failed to trace the physical person believed to have sold the land at 500 million shillings between 2008 and 2010.
The Commission of Inquiry into land matters resumes today, two weeks after it called off public hearings due to lack of funds. The Commissions Lead Counsel Ebert Byenkya says in a statement that they have made progress regarding obtaining the resources the Commission requires to do its work.
The Church of Uganda is seeking compensation from government for its land at Entebbe International Airport. The 15-acre-piece of land is located on the run-way of the airport but according to the Archbishop Stanley Ntagali, the actual value of the land has not been concluded.
Legislators today tasked ULC chairperson, Baguma Isoke to explain how the commission bypassed the Mbale Municipal Council and gave away the land without due diligence. Isoke admitted that the commission faulted in not verifying the applications for the land without consulting the municipal physical planning committee.
According to the Auditor General's report for the year, NHCC holds a registered title for the Land in Mbuya which is currently occupied by the Ministry of Defence. However, the corporation has not been able to take possession of this land and to recognize its value in its Financial Statements.
The Inspector General of Police General Kale Kayihura has condemned the excessive force used by his officers in quelling protests over the disputed Kasokoso land. Police officers used teargas to break up demonstrations over the disputed land. In the process, three children suffered the effects of tear gas and had to receive medical attention.