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22:32
22:32

Probe Queries Payment to NRM Entrepreneurs League Boss land fund 4 1

Mwesigwa was paid 4.1 billion Shillings from the Land Fund in 2016 and 2017 for land on Plot 1 Block 123, Plot 2 Block 269 in Buyanda and Plot 3 Block 62 in Bugangayizi.
15:33
15:33

Land Probe Queries Legality of Minister Amongi's Company 1 Top story

Amongi is battling charges of influence peddling and conflict of interest for allegedly using her position as a minister and a member of the Departed Asian Property Custodian Board to acquire properties through the company which she co-owns with her sister.
18:26
18:26

Minister Amongi Pinned on Fraudulent Property Deals 5 1 Top story

The Land Probe chaired by Justice Catherine Bamugemereire today learnt that Amongi used a company Amobet Investments Limited she co-owns with her sister Adongo Keti to acquire temporary possession of four lucrative government properties in Kampala after it was repossessed by the Asian family in 1992.
15:34
15:34

Minister Amongi Rejects Nakaseke Land Board Nominee 2

Nyongore, the former district speaker was nominated to chair the district land board, in May 2017. His nomination was, however, subject to approval by the Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development.
07:16
07:16

Archbishop Lwanga Tells Govt Not to Tamper With Mailo Land 2 3 Top story

The Archbishop of Kampala Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga has warned the Government against implementation of recommendations by the Land Probe Committee to abolish mailo land tenure.
13:57
13:57

Businessman in Trouble for Encroaching on Forest Reserve 2 1

The Land Probe Commission has ordered the arrest of Amis Massa, a Kampala based businessman for allegedly encroaching on Mbale Central Forest Reserve land. Massa is accused of forging documents and illegally cutting down trees in the central forest reserve.
13:42
13:42

Rukiga MP Petitions Bamugemereire Over Rushebeya Market Land government land 2 1

The Rukiga County Member of Parliament Hebert Kabafunzaki has petitioned the Commission of Inquiry on Land Matters over what he termed as fraudulent sale of Rushebeya market land.
12:18
12:18

Masaba Cultural Leaders Want Assets Returned

Among the properties the Inzu ya Masaba leaders are claiming are 202 hectares of land occupied by Bugema Military Barracks.
13:30
13:30

Land Probe Returns to Lwera As Thousands Face Eviction lwera wetland 3

The commission concluded its public hearing in Masaka region early last month. But Nakayi says several additional complaints have been registered from the area prompting a return. One of the complaints was submitted by a group of residents threatened with eviction to pave way for sand mining in Lwera.
15:23
15:23

Land Commission Opens Public Hearing in Acholi Sub Region land matters 1

The commission headed by Justice Catherine Bamugemereire, will over the next one week review the effectiveness of law, policies and processes of land acquisition, land administration, land management and land registration in the sub-region.
09:16
09:16

Pastor Kakande Ordered to Vacate Land Acquired Illegally land inquiry

Pastor Samuel Kakande is set to make a loss of an estimated 50 billion Shillings after the Justice Bamugemereire Commission ordered him to vacate a piece of land he illegally encroached on. The disputed land, measuring 40 square miles along Lake Victoria shores, is located in Bukakata and Buwunga sub counties in Masaka district.
18:51
18:51

Bamugemereire Commission Finally Gets Cash land 3

The Commission of Inquiry into Land Matters has finally received money to run its activities after weeks of waiting.
07:16
07:16

One Injured As Nakaseke Land Wrangle Escalates 6 1

Joseph Kiwuka, one of the suspects says police is using the trumped charges so as to intimidate them to stop demanding for the repossession of their land by Yiga.
22:15
22:15

Museveni's Brother Initiated Jinja Land Grabbing land probe 1 2 Top story

President Musevenis brother, Michael Nuwagira alias Toyota, has been named for having acted as a broker to Biras Properties that dubiously acquired government land on Plot 60/62 Alidina road in Jinja. Biras Managing Director Simpson Birungi told the Lands Inquiry Commission that Toyota told him about the lucrative government property in Jinja which he helped him to acquire within days at 2.5 million shillings.
10:58
10:58

Land Inquiry Commission Resumes Public Hearings land probe 1

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.
15:33
15:33

Jinja Town Clerk Quizzed Over Fraudulent Land Acquisition

Committee Chairperson Justice Catherine Bamugemereire tasked Jinja Central Division Senior Assistant Town Clerk Abubaker Kirunda to explain circumstances under which he obtained part of the forest reserve, found in Kimaka-Mpumudde division, Jinja municipality. The reserve sits on 20 acres of land.
10:47
10:47

Land Commission Cautions against Agents in Land Transactions 1 4

By Thursday evening the commission had registered over 30 complaints against Bukalasa Land Office from residents. One of the complainants; Steven Kalema, a resident of Nakatete village in Kikyusa Sub County told the commission that he lost 120 acres to one Edwin Lubwama who fraudulently obtained a title for the same piece of land.
17:02
17:02

Justice Bamugemereire Warns Against Intimidation 2 1

Justice Bamugemereire issued the warning today after getting reports that Swaibu Yiga Mukasa, a landlord who was under investigation by her Commission attended the proceedings with an armed person and had earlier on been accused of torturing tenants on a piece of land he claims to own.
07:14
07:14

Nakaseke Land Board Under Fire For Issuing Titles without Inspection land act 1998 3 1 Top story

After hearing from the occupants, the Commission tasked Geoffrey Tusiime, the Nakaseke District Senior Land Management Officer to explain why they issued land titles without inspecting the contested land and whether a survey report was done.
19:07
19:07

Land Probe Committee Unearths Rot at Bukalasa Land Office land matters 4 1

Steven Kalema, a resident of Nakatete village in Kikyusa Sub County told Justice Bamugemereire that he bought 120 acres of land at block 442, plot 11 and 14 during the 1990s. He added that while he was away, in United Kingdom, another person Edwin Lubwama emerged and acquired the same piece of land and subdivided it into four pieces.
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