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Many youth are not able to quickly mobilise the resources needed to acquire property but through cultivating a saving culture and seeking credit, they can buy property. /PHOTO/net
9 juin 2021
Ouganda

He had heard from around the town that there was an elderly but vibrant woman selling a piece of her land in Nkozi, close to Uganda Martyrs University.

At the time, Nkozi did not have the status and population it does now. In 2003, a young Vincent Agaba acquired the land.

Residents draw water from a stream in Palukere Village, Atiak Sub-county, in Amuru District in February. The village is located in the area where the irrigation project will be established. PHOTO | TOBBIAS JOLLY OWINY
3 juin 2021
Ouganda

The government has embarked on fresh negotiations with land owners in Amuru District to secure land for the establishment of a Shs70 billion irrigation scheme.

Residents point at a contested 154 acre-peice of land at Kitiko-Birongo, Wakiso District, on the Entebbe Express Highway in 2019. PHOTO/ DAVID LUBOWA
31 mai 2021
Ouganda

Makerere University has digitised more than 10,000 land records to preserve fragile documents and ease resolution of land conflicts in the country.
The hard copies of land records from 1830 to 1995 were digitised by four researchers, Ms Rhoda Nalubega, Ms Racheal Nabbosa, Ms Monica Naluwooza, and Ms Sara Maka, who are staff of Makerere University Library.

Karuma hydropower dam under construction in Kiryandongo District. PHOTO/ FILE
30 mai 2021
Ouganda

The launch of the 600 MW Karuma Hydropower Dam has been delayed again. 
The Uganda Electricity Generation Company (UEGCL)  has announced they will now commission the hydro-electric power dam in June next year.
The dam, which was built by Sino-hydro Corporation, and whose commissioning has been extended more than twice, is planned for launch on June 22,  2022. 

Police and NFA officials tour part of Mt Kei Central Forest Reserve, which was cleared for farming by the encroachers on Wednesday. PHOTO | RASHUL ADIDI
28 mai 2021
Ouganda

Two people have been sentenced to six months in prison for encroaching on Mount Kei Central Forest Reserve on the border between South Sudan,  Koboko and Yumbe districts.

Thirty-one others were charged with carrying out prohibited activities in the forest and remanded until June 24.

A mechanic repairs a motorcycle in one of the garages on Obote Way in Jinja City on Monday. PHOTO/TAUSI NAKATO
26 mai 2021
Ouganda

The Uganda Railways Corporation (URC) has given about  3,000 mechanics in Jinja City a six-month ultimatum to  vacate land on which they are operating to pave way for revamping of the railway.

Sanyu Phiona
24 mai 2021
Ouganda

In Uganda, more women (88 per cent) than men (78 per cent) are primarily engaged in agriculture [UBOS 2020]. Yet, women working in agriculture face more challenges than their male counterparts. 

Makeshift structures erected by people who were hit by floods in Buliisa District last year. Landlords have asked them to vacate the area. PHOTO/ANDREW MUGATI
24 mai 2021
Ouganda

More than 400 people, mostly from the Alur tribe, who were affected by floods last year at Kalolo Landing Site in Buliisa District, have been asked to vacate land on which they had put temporary shelters.
The stranded locals had pitched camp at Kisiimo Cell in Buliisa Town Council. 

Gomba RDC Steven Asiimwe (standing third left) addresses stakeholders about the giveaway of forest reserves on Tuesday. PHOTO | BRIAN ADAMS KESIIME.
21 mai 2021
Ouganda

Livestock farmers in Gomba District have asked Parliament to swiftly intervene and block attempts by National Forestry Authority (NFA) to parcel out the remaining part of two central forest reserves of Kalombe and Nsowe to private investors.
NFA is mandated to manage all central forest reserves in the country.

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