What is government hiding in giving special treatment to

Recently, Kassanda North MP Patrick Nsamba (NRM) appeared on a morning television talk show and alleged that government of Uganda seemed to be deeply involved in the giveaway of land to Chinese investors.

~ Daily Monitor

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