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17:08
17:08

MPs Welcome Proposal to Expand Road Reserves ministry of works 3

Members of Parliament have welcomed a proposal by Government to expand the size of road reserves from the current 15 to 40 meters.
07:59
07:59

Bahati Asks MPs to Support Compulsory Land Acquisition Bill land amendment bill 2

The Minister of Finance in charge of planning David Bahati has asked Members of Parliament to support the constitutional amendment bill no 2 that seeks to forcefully acquire Land.
15:14
15:14

Gov't Plotting to Retable Bill on Compulsory Land Acquisition land compensation 2

In the heat of the storm, the amendments were shelved. However, Nankabirwa said that the move was a tactical withdrawal intended to pave way for urgent business in parliament. She cited the consideration of policy statements, the budget framework paper, and amendments on the presidential age, as areas that needed priority.
12:24
12:24

Museveni's Land Talk Shows Called Off land amendments 1 Top story

As part of the countrywide radio talk shows aimed at popularising the now controversial Constitutional Amendment Bill, Museveni appeared on Voice of Kigezi in Kabale on Monday September 4 followed by Radio West in Mbarara on September 5. On September 6, the president was on Voice of Tooro in Fort Portal before he moved to Hoima for where he appeared on Spice FM on September 7. He was due to appear on Point FM in Mubende later today and Radio Buddu in Masaka tomorrow, September 9 to engage the listeners on the bill.
07:24
07:24

Acholi Religious Leaders Back Referendum On Constitutional Amendments land amendment bill 3 1

Monsignor Mathew Odong, the Vicar General of Gulu Archdiocese, says government should delay the return of the bill to Parliament until it has widely consulted the citizenry. Monsignor Odong says nationwide consultations will secure vital government projects against vandalisms and sabotage.
15:45
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Napak Women Demand Answers From MPs On Land napak district 3 1 Top story

Betty Akol Lochap, the woman councilor Ngoleriet Sub county in Napak district council, says they are worried for their land since Karamoja Legislators tend to side with government on every proposal. She notes that the electorate is on her neck in every meeting over the land bill but she has no proper answers for them.
08:21
08:21

Land Amendment: Matembe Lauds NRM Caucus for Heeding to Citizen's demands uwonet 2

According to Matembe, in the past the NRM caucus has been a big disappointment because of concentrating on what the state wants as opposed to what is good for the country.
07:41
07:41

Kabarole MPs Shun Consultative Meeting on Land Acquisition sylvia rwabogo 2

Members of Parliament from Kabarole district on Thursday shunned a consultative meeting to discuss the Constitutional Amendment Bill 2017. During the consultative meeting, the amendment Bill was rejected by members of the public who argued that it was a ploy by the government to steal their land.
19:15
19:15

Museveni to Meet NRM MPs over 'Land Acquisition' Bill state house entebbe

President Yoweri Museveni is set to meet NRM party legislators tomorrow to discuss the proposed constitutional amendment on government acquisition of land.
13:09
13:09

MP Ogong: Govt Using Threats to Win Support for 'Land Bill' land amendment bill 1 3

A legislator from Lango has accused the Government of using money and threats to silence those opposed to the proposed constitutional amendment to provide for compulsory land acquisition. Felix Okot Ogong, the Dokolo South Member of Parliament, told Uganda Radio Network that several legislators from the region have reported to him that they are receiving threats from government machinery over their opposition to the proposed bill.
17:03
17:03

Kabaka Reiterates Disapproval to Constitutional Amendment Bill land amendment bill 1 1

Speaking at the official opening of the 25th Buganda Lukiiko sitting at Bulange-Mengo today, Kabaka Mutebi cautioned that developments on private land should only take off after agreement between government and land owners.
18:47
18:47

Former Toroma Parliamentary Candidate In Trouble Over Demo soroti 1

Peter Ogwang, the Usuk county Member of Parliament has urged the youth to stay calm, saying they will soon begin community consultation and sensitization on the bill.
12:29
12:29

Karamoja Clerics Oppose Land Law Amendment land amendment bill 3 1

Bishop Joseph Abura of Karamoja Diocese says the proposal is only meant to disposess the locals. Bishop Abura notes that fronting the interests of government and a few individuals leaves many especially the poor in a vacuum. Bishop Damiano Guzzetti of Moroto Catholic Diocese urged government to take precautions when fronting for the amendment. He notes that agriculture being the major employer in Uganda, land should be left in the hands of people as it is in the 1995 constitution.
17:09
17:09

MPs, Ministers Clash over Proposed Land Amendments land amendment bill 2 1

Deputy Attorney General Mwesigwa Rukutana however stirred anger in the committee when he stated that no sane person can object to the proposed amendment. Angry MPs demanded that the minister is not heard again by the committee describing his statement as insensitive to them and the many members of the public speaking against the land amendment.
15:40
15:40

Tight Security as MPs Launch Consultations on Land Amendments land amendment bill 2

The proposed amendments seek to provide for compulsory acquisition of land for development projects such as roads and other infrastructure pending negotiations on compensation with the affected persons.
13:24
13:24

Police Give Conditions on Land Consultation Meetings land amendment bill Top story

The Uganda Police Force has given opposition Members of Parliament a go ahead to hold consultative meetings across the country on the Constitutional Amendment Bill on condition that they do not speak about removal of presidential age limit.
12:17
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20 Residents of Kakoba Face Eviction from their Land land amendment bill 2 1

Peace Tushabomwe, a resident of lubiri cell says she is puzzled who could have sold off her two plots of land to Twongyeirwe.
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