Apaa Land: Residents reject resettlement, compensation

Talk. Some of the affected Apaa locals express their views during a meeting in November last year. PHOTO BY STEPHEN OKELLO

What you need to know:

  • The government claims residents encroached on gazetted former East Madi controlled hunting area. However, residents claim the land is their ancestral property.

A section of residents occupying the disputed Apaa land bordering Amuru and Adjumani districts have rejected plans by the government to compensate and have them relocated.
Government claims residents encroached on 827Sq km of gazetted former East Madi Controlled hunting area in Adjumani District.


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