Lands Minister faulted for overstepping her role

Lands Minister faulted for overstepping her role

The Commission of Inquiry into land matters has faulted and accused the Lands Minister Betty Amongi of allegedly overstepping her role by turning herself into an accounting officer of the Uganda Land Commission (ULC) in connection to the Land Fund compensations, writes Isaac Baligema. Appearing before the Commission on Wednesday for the second day to […]

Sadolin partners with local investors in expansion plan

Sadolin partners with local investors in expansion plan

Sadolin has today opened two more color centers in Ntinda suburb and the industrial area in a bid to expand market reach and consolidate its position in the Ugandan market. The color centers are setup through franchise agreements with local entrepreneurs and Sadolin. The establishments will offer experiential shopping for high end customers and will […]

Minister Amongi set for more grilling over stolen Kololo land

Minister Amongi set for more grilling over stolen Kololo land

The Minister for Lands, Housing and Urban Development Betty Amongi Ongom was on Tuesday quizzed by the Lady Justice Catherine Bamugemereire led Commission of Inquiry into land matters, writes Isaac Baligema. The Commission engaged the Minister on matters relating to circumstances under which her company, Amobet Investments Limited, came to acquire four prime properties in […]

Lands Minister Betty Amongi faces arrest

Lands Minister Betty Amongi faces arrest

The Minister for lands Betty Amongi faces arrest if she does not appear before the commission of inquiry into land matters on Tuesday May 8, 2018, reports Isaac Baligema. The commission reached the decision on Monday morning (May 7, 2018) after the Minister failed to appear for the third time before the commission to answer […]

Tooro Queen Mother ‘sold royal burial grounds’

Tooro Queen Mother ‘sold royal burial grounds’

The Commission of inquiry into land matters has issued another set of summons for Queen Mother of Tooro, Best Kemigisha, to appear before it on the 23rd of April 2018 to defend herself on allegations that she sold land belonging to the Royals,  reports  Isaac Baligema. Kemigisha was supposed to appear before the Commission today, but according […]

Busoga Kingdom, Church of Uganda fight over land

Busoga Kingdom, Church of Uganda fight over land

All is not well between the ‘ObwakyabazingaBwaBusoga’ (Busoga Kingdom) and the BusogaDioces with the latter accusing the traditional institution of trying to grab its land located at Bugembe Town Council just adjacent to the Bugembe Cathedral,  Isaac Baligema reports. The bad blood between the two institutions was unearthed when the commission of inquiry into lands […]

Villager claims MP Ssekikubo stole his wife

Villager claims MP Ssekikubo stole his wife

Lwemiyaga County MP Theodore Ssekikubo has made headlines in the past few weeks over his engagement in the anti age-limit scuffles but his latest scandal will shock the nation. Hon. Ssekikubo has been called a renowned land and woman grabber in the greater Masaka before the Commission of Inquiry into Land matters. TheUgandan has learnt […]

Pastor Kakande given 4 days to abandon Masaka wetlands

Pastor Kakande given 4 days to abandon Masaka wetlands

The Commission of Inquiry into land matters has given Pastor Samuel Kakande four days to halt his work in the vast Lwera wetland at Bukakata sub county in Masaka district. The Lady Justice Catherine Bamugemereire led commission which was instituted by the President in December 2016 started investigating and inquiring into the effectiveness of the […]

Minister Kyambadde gives jailed husband a deaf ear and blind eye

Minister Kyambadde gives jailed husband a deaf ear and blind eye

The Minister for Trade and a longtime ally with President Museveni, Amelia Kyambadde has chosen to give her jailed husband a blind eye, writes Isaac Baligema. TheUgandan can exclusively report that ever since her husband Wilson Kyambadde was convicted to civil Prison at Luzira early this week, the power minister has not bothered to intervene […]