Busiika – a Rising Residential Area

[Monitor] Located 20 miles from Kampala on Gayaza Road in Wakiso District, Busiika is growing into a residential place. The chase for land in Busiika according to Mr Ssematimba Kizito, the local council chairman, has been due to the recent developments.

[Monitor] Located 20 miles from Kampala on Gayaza Road in Wakiso District, Busiika is growing into a residential place. The chase for land in Busiika according to Mr Ssematimba Kizito, the local council chairman, has been due to the recent developments.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Hurry Up and Lease Your Own Land! Mengo Is Onto Something On This One

[Monitor] Plans by the Buganda Land Board to offer 49-year leases over land it manages on behalf of the kingdom have sparked widespread fury. In Bunyoro, the government plans to cancel a land title given to the king for land he administers on behalf of…

[Monitor] Plans by the Buganda Land Board to offer 49-year leases over land it manages on behalf of the kingdom have sparked widespread fury. In Bunyoro, the government plans to cancel a land title given to the king for land he administers on behalf of his subjects because part of it is a forest reserve.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Agony As Ntoroko Loses 15,000 Cattle to Drought

[Monitor] Ntoroko -Herders in Ntoroko Distict have been left in agony as they count losses following the death of more than 15,000 cattle due to prolonged drought, district veterinary officials have revealed.

[Monitor] Ntoroko -Herders in Ntoroko Distict have been left in agony as they count losses following the death of more than 15,000 cattle due to prolonged drought, district veterinary officials have revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Buganda Kibanja Revolution Good Idea but Poor Timing

[Monitor] A few of the parents of my friends have had very costly days in the last two decades dealing with land issues. As public infrastructure crumbled, it has been a preference for many people to move into planned neighbourhoods where people are cl…

[Monitor] A few of the parents of my friends have had very costly days in the last two decades dealing with land issues. As public infrastructure crumbled, it has been a preference for many people to move into planned neighbourhoods where people are close to services, amenities and the ease of public transport.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

South Sudan Conflict Hits Uganda’s Economy

[Monitor] Elegu -Uganda’s economy is being pushed to the wall following the renewed conflict in South Sudan that is currently sending waves across the region Uganda is one of South Sudan’s biggest trading partners. The county’s revenue body, Uganda Rev…

[Monitor] Elegu -Uganda's economy is being pushed to the wall following the renewed conflict in South Sudan that is currently sending waves across the region Uganda is one of South Sudan's biggest trading partners. The county's revenue body, Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), targets Shs200 million monthly in taxes at the South Sudan-Uganda border at Elegu.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Nigeria Appoints Another General to Lead Boko Haram War

[Premium Times] The Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole counterinsurgency force in north-east Nigeria, Lucky Irabor, is now the head of the Multi-National Joint Task Force as its Field Commander, a statement from the army headquarters, Abuja, di…

[Premium Times] The Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole counterinsurgency force in north-east Nigeria, Lucky Irabor, is now the head of the Multi-National Joint Task Force as its Field Commander, a statement from the army headquarters, Abuja, disclosed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Regional Crude Oil Pipeline Survey Begins

[Monitor] Buliisa -The baseline survey for the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) to establish the routes of the flow lines from oil pads to the Central Processing Facility (CPF) in Buliisa District is underway.

[Monitor] Buliisa -The baseline survey for the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) to establish the routes of the flow lines from oil pads to the Central Processing Facility (CPF) in Buliisa District is underway.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda