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Latest News and Updates

  • Fund a Child's Education

    Date: 10 Mar 2016

    Here is Lillian Ayiyo (middle). She is nine years old. She wants to study and become a nurse to heal sick children. Unfortunately her dreams have been put on hold. She has not gone to school for more than two years. You see, Lillian’s family was evicted from their land in... read more

  • Fund a Child's Education

    Date: 10 Mar 2016

      Here is Lillian Ayiyo (middle). She is nine years old. She wants to study and become a nurse to heal sick children. Unfortunately her dreams have been put on hold. She has not gone to school for more than two years. You see, Lillian’s family was evicted from their land in... read more

  • Fund a Child's Education

    Date: 10 Mar 2016

      Here is Lillian Ayiyo (middle). She is nine years old. She wants to study and become a nurse to heal sick children. Unfortunately her dreams have been put on hold. She has not gone to school for more than two years. You see, Lillian’s family was evicted from their land in... read more

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    Govt okays stranded families to till oil land

    Date: 11 Aug 2015

    Government has finally allowed 93 households in Buseruka, Hoima district to till on the land they were evicted from for oil and gas exploration and production before they are relocated. The victims have been stranded and suffering for three years waiting for relocation after... read more

  • Families displaced by oil refinery project reject govt compensation

    Date: 11 Aug 2015

    Hoima. More than 90 families who opted to be resettled from 29-square kilometre land earmarked for the oil refinery in Hoima District, have rejected government’s offer and petitioned President Museveni for intervention. The chairman of the Refinery Affected Persons... read more

  • Mining royalty fees defaulters named, face travel bans

    Date: 11 Aug 2015

    The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development has published a list of mineral license holders who have not paid fees for mineral exploration, development and production. The list indicates that fees for 174 exploration, location, retention and mining licenses have not been... read more

  • Activists warn NGO Bill would 'gag' criticism

    Date: 07 Jul 2015

     Ugandan rights groups have called on parliament to reject a bill that would give authorities sweeping powers to regulate NGOs, warning the legislation would place a "stranglehold" on criticism of the government. The bill states that "rapid growth of NGOs has led to subversive... read more

  • Four children starve to death in Hoima camp

    Date: 26 May 2015

    Hoima- Four children have died of malaria and hunger in a makeshift camp in Hoima District. The camp is home to more than 250 families that were evicted from a piece of land in Rwamutonga village, Bugambe Sub-county, on which an American company, Mcalister Energy Resources... read more

  • Rwamutonga evictions: Four dead, hundreds starving

    Date: 20 May 2015

    Four children have died and many more could starve to death as the hundreds of people who were forcefully evicted from Rwamutonga village, Hoima district continue to wait for court to decide their fate. According to the area Local Council Chairperson, Onzima Aloysius, four... read more

  • 93 families affected by oil fields stranded

    Date: 29 Apr 2015

    Three years down the road, 93 households in Buseruka, Hoima district are still waiting for the land Government promised to relocate them after theirs was taken for oil and gas exploration and production. The 93 who are stranded on the oil fields land are those families out of 1... read more

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