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Uganda: Squatter and Landlord Both Need Protection

A lot has been said and written about the Land Bill. Save for the vulnerable groups, the evictees and potential evictees fall in four broad groups, three of which may be called innocent.
Years prior to the 1900 Buganda Agreement, my ancestors opened up a chunk of land on which they settled at Ssunga, Masaka District. This I proudly call my ancestral home.
For parties to the negotiations, my ancestors did not exist and by the stroke of a pen the agreement made them, like many others, squatters on their own land. (mehr…)