Bidco accused of abetting Uganda land grabbing

Bidco Africa supported the highly controversial purchase of land in Kampala, Uganda, a UN probe has found. The finding draws the Kenyan-owned edible oils manufacturer to the centre of eviction claims by peasant farmers who are fighting the firm in court.

Chinese investor clears Luweero Wetland amidst protests

Kehong Uganda has embarked on massive clearing of the wetland to pave way for rice growing, horticulture, poultry and establishment of factories. The firm has also diverted the water, which has been flowing into River Lugogo and Lake Kyoga for use.