Comer brothers pull back from Ugandan mega-development

Controversial plan was to create 5,000 homes and a new town, but it never fully got off ground

10th September, 2017
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A CGI rendering of the Comer brothers’ planned development in the Ugandan capital Kampala, which was never built despite the eviction of thousands of residents in the early 2000s

The Comer brothers are scaling back operations at a massive and controversial development in Uganda.

The proposed development in the East African country was valued at €250 million and was to create 5,000 homes and a brand new town. It was initiated nearly ten years ago but never fully got off the ground.

Now Brian and Luke Comer's Opec Prime Properties African development company has sold some of the lands and plans to dispose of more.

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