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19:16
19:16

Lands Ministry Halts Boundary Opening in Moroto 1 1

The two communities have been fighting over the administrative boundary since 2002 when mining activities commenced in Moroto. The contested areas include Rata village which is a base for DAO Marble Limited and Musupo and Nakiloro parishes which have vast mineral deposits especially marble, limestone and gold.
21:48
21:48

Ministry Delays Boundary Opening in Moroto 1 1

On Friday, John Vianney Lutaaya, the Principal Staff Surveyor in the Lands Ministry who accompanied the minister to the dialogue, said they were planning to travel to Moroto. Without divulging more, the officer said he would explain all the delays on arrival to Moroto.
07:36
07:36

Lands Minister Camps in Moroto over Boundary Dispute 3 1

Rupa and Katikekile sub-counties have been fighting over administrative boundary since 2002 when mining activities commenced in Moroto.
16:37
16:37

Justice Bamugemereire Wants Amendment of Land Acquisition Act land valuation 3 1

Bamugemereire says that the law does not clearly define the person who has powers to acquire land compulsorily.
12:12
12:12

Mixed Reactions as Napak Calls for British Maps on Border Conflict 3 1 Top story

Although government, through the Local Government Minister, Tom Butime, opened the contested boundaries using the 1962 maps last month, Napak leadership contests the findings.
13:09
13:09

Staff Shortage Cripples Services at Wakiso Zonal Land Office service delivery 2 1

One of the staff at the office who preferred anonymity to be able to speak freely about the matter says that the production rates dropped after the operation by the State House Anti-corruption Monitoring Unit. The staff member says that a number of their colleagues were transferred, others willingly quit and the new appointees have also not turned up.
07:20
07:20

Businessman Threatens to Evict Two Villages in Sembabule 4 1 Top story

Ssensarire claims that the businessman identified and compensated some vulnerable residents on the contested land, whom he is currently using to oppress the other occupants.
16:05
16:05

Fresh Conflicts Erupt along Katakwi, Napak Border border conflicts 2 1

The tension started when police from Katakwi arrested six residents from Napak and detained them on charges of malicious damage to property, assault and theft offenses which were committed as far back as 2017, according to Katakwi District Police Commander Tonny Ondoga.
08:21
08:21

Moroto Bus Terminal Works Resume 1

By the end of June, 2018, only a storage building containing stalls had been put up by Rock Trust Construction Company Limited that was contracted by Moroto Municipal Council.
14:29
14:29

Lands Ministry Starts Customary Land Registration In Karamoja 2 1

Robert Opio, the acting commissioner for land registration says the certificates are to empower communities to become legal entities in land ownership.
14:22
14:22

Local Leaders Criticize Move By Ministry To Appoint Land Boards land act 5 1 Top story

Ronald Ndawula, the Luweero LC 5 Chairperson, says even the land board members appointed by the Minister may be compromised by corruption and not to work in interests of the people. He says that the proposal is being brought in bad faith may not solve land conflicts as expected.
17:35
17:35

Ministry Cancels 150 Titles In Wakiso 2 1

The Ministry of Lands has confirmed that 150 land tiles which had been issued erroneously in wetlands and forest reserves within Wakiso District have been cancelled.
18:18
18:18

Bamugemereire Issues Criminal Summons Against Minister, Betty Amongi uganda land fund 1

The summons signed by the Commissions Acting Secretary, Dr. Douglas Singiza requires Amongi to appear before the commission next Monday. The Minister is among others required to respond to allegations that she is involved in the mismanagement of the Land Fund.
21:15
21:15

Ssekandi Committee Advises Against Compulsory Land Acquisition Bill land inquiry 2 1 Top story

The Committee headed by Vice President, Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi says there is no need to amend article 26 of the Constitution as per the Bill tabled before Parliament last year.
07:52
07:52

Construction of Modern Moroto Market Commences moroto municipality 2 1

Eng. Philip Pichan Cwinyai, the contract manager from the Lands, Housing and Urban Development, says the construction work is expected to take 24 months.
19:06
19:06

Bamugemereire Clarifies Mailo Land Recomendation buganda kingdom 1 Top story

The Commission denies that it was established Commission was set up specifically to target land belonging to certain cultural groups like the Buganda Kingdom.
17:36
17:36

Makerere University Turns to Justice Bamugemereire Over Makindye Land Feud buganda kingdom 1 Top story

On May 8th, 2013, the Makindye Deputy Resident City Commissioner convened a meeting involving the warring parties and directed Bwanga to stop all activities on the contested land in vain, saying she was acting on behalf of Buganda Kingdom.
14:31
14:31

Ministry to Overhaul Computerized Land Registration System surveyors 3 1

The computerization of the Land registry was funded by The World Bank to the tune of over USD 23 million with hope that it would ease the titling of property, registration of land or generally improve land administration. The system was initially piloted in a few districts and it has since been rolled out to the ministerial lands zonal offices.
15:50
15:50

I Resisted Hefty Bribes - Land Registrar wetlands 2 1 Top story

She told the Commission that the collapse of systems at the land registries together with integrity problems in land administration led to issuance of fake land titles that are now due for cancellation. She also claimed the land registrars need to be cushioned from politicians whom have partly contributed to the mess at the lands registry.
18:14
18:14

What Drives Land Conflicts in Acholi Sub Region? 2 1

Crime statistics from the Uganda Police indicate that an estimated 80 percent of criminal cases going to court emanate from land disputes; including conspiracy to defilement, murder, criminal trespass, threatening violence, assault, arson and malicious damages to property. Many believe that the death of five people in a house fire in Nwoya district last year was land related. This year, another 13 people died and scores were injured in land-related violence which pitted Acholi and Madi communities against each other in Apaa, Amuru district.
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