Pay Absentee Landlords; Kadaga Tells Finance Ministry


The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has directed finance minister Matia Kasaijja to buy back the all the land from the absent landlords in Bunyoro region. It is estimated that there over 3500 absent landlords and government would need at least billion shillings to pay them off. This comes at a time when over 300 families have lost land, with the discovery of oil in the Albertine region.