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13:13
13:13

Government Seeks Court Order to Evict Landowners Blocking Oil Projects Fred Balikenda 1

The last move by the Attorney General followed a long-standing disagreement with 42 households in Buliisa who have rejected compensation offered by the government.
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Bunyoro MPs Visit Refinery Affected Persons in Hoima afiego 2 1

Several Members of Parliament from Bunyoro have visited the refinery affected persons in Hoima following an outcry that they were not adequately compensated.
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07:49

Gov't Accused of Deviating from Buseruka Resettlement Plan buseruka sub county 1 1

Richard Orebi, the Chairperson of the oil refinery affected persons says that the current arrangement makes the area overcrowded, typical of a resettlement camp. He says the residents need more than what government is providing to be able to manage their way of life which is characterized by crop cultivation and animal grazing.
09:54
09:54

Government Accused of Violating Oil Refinery Resettlement Action Plan 3

Last week, government announced that only 46 houses will be constructed for the 93 households that chose relocation to Kyakaboga village. But Dickens Kamugisha the Executive Director of AFIEGO says the decision contradicts the outlined plan to build a house and provide a piece of land for each family that chose relocation.
08:02
08:02

Not All Relocated Oil Refinery Affected Persons Will Be Built Houses-Government oil refinery plant 3

Although it has all along been known that all the affected households will receive new houses, it is emerging that on 49 houses have been provided for.
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07:30

Government Considers Short Measures To Improve Service Delivery In Oil Refinery Area ministry of energy 2

Francis Elungati, the lands officer Ministry of Energy says government is considering short term measures to ensure that people in the area receive services in the meantime.
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CSOs Fault Government Over Delayed Resettlement of Oil Refinery Affected Residents 2

Although majority of residents have been compensated and left the area, those who preferred relocation have not yet been catered for.
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Oil Refinery Compensation: Wives Miss Out on Windfall ministry of energy 3 2

A report by local NGO Global Rights Alert, from a study done in the refinery-affected area in November 2013, shows that only about 10 percent of the women in the area have legal claim to land.
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