Buganda Land Board BLB is running the Land Title in your Hands, a campaign aimed at granting mainly 49-year leases for tenants on Buganda Kingdom land. The campaign targets those occupying the land without official documentation. The Central government seems to be uncomfortable with the new arrangement which some have said may fuel mass land evictions on land owned by the Kabaka of Buganda or the kingdom.
Dr. William Tayeebwa, the head of Journalism and Communication department at Makerere University, pointed out a case in November 2016 where Ugandan journalist Joy Doreen Biira was arrested and charged with abetting terrorism for doing her basic journalism work in Kasese district. Biira who works for Kenya Television Network, was reporting on the November 26th and 27th army raid on the palace of Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere in which more than 100 people are believed to have died.
According to Police sources, preliminary investigations show that Pemba has been getting money from illegal activities like drug trafficking and disguise it as earning from Promoting Boxing and other sports.
UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres said that Journalists go to the most dangerous places to give voice to the voiceless yet they still suffer character assassination, sexual assault, detention, injuries and even death.
Jennifer Musisi, the KCCA Executive Director, says rail transport has helped in decongesting the city as over 3000 passengers use it daily. She however, says their plans to expand rail transport to other routes have set back due to funding gaps.