Hoima (Uganda)

Type: City
Name: Hoima (Uganda)
Country: Uganda
Latitude: 1.44
Longitude: 31.34
population: 39,644
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Uganda Plans 250-Kilometer Oil Pipeline

By Nicholas BariyoKAMPALA Uganda--Uganda is planning to build a 250-kilometer pipeline to transport refined petroleum products from the Lake Albertine Rift basin to the capital Kampala, as the East African nation draws closer to commercializing its vast ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

'Fighting Poverty Is Not Charity'

South African political activist Dr Mamphela Ramphele has said leaders should never consider fighting poverty as a favour to those who are poor. Delivering the 22nd Joseph Mubiru memorial lecture organised by Bank of Uganda at Serena hotel, she said a ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Uganda: Oil Refinery - NGO Finds Holes in Compensation

By Shifa MwesigyeGilbert Rubanga navigates through a bush to access his grass-thatched mud- and-wattle hut at Nyahaira village in the western district of Hoima.Rubanga is a cattle keeper and farmer, growing bananas, maize millet and sorghum. However, ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Compensation and resettlement in Hoima: the plight of women

There are concerns that the land compensation process in oil refinery area is biased towards men and presents barriers to women.Compulsory land acquisition in the proposed refinery area allows the Government or their agents to expropriate private property ... [Published New Vision - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Oil project committee seeks consultants

By Daisy OlooThe first oil discovery made in Kenya was in 2012The Project Steering Committee on behalf of the Governments of Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda is looking to contract Lead Consultants for undertaking a Feasibility Study and Preliminary Engineering ... [Published Kenya Broadcasting Corporation - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 2 reports

Uganda: Govt Starts Work On Buloba Pipeline

[Observer]Government has embarked on the initial process for the construction of the pipeline for the proposed refined petroleum products from the oil refinery in Kabaale, Hoima district, to the proposed Buloba terminal in Wakiso district. In this year's ... [Published Architect Africa Online - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Hoima municipal bosses, landlords differ on eviction

Hoima.Landlords in Hoima Municipality have opposed plans by authorities to demolish their properties without compensation.The municipality is one of the 14 that were selected to benefit from the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 2 reports

The black gold curse: How to save Hoima from drowning in oil

Once upon a time, narrates Benon Tusingwire, the executive director of Navigators of Development Association, a decent meal in Hoima Municipality went for Shs2,000. However, today, one has to spend Shs8,000 or more to buy a good plate of lunch or dinner. ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Hoima: The nectar attracting a bevy of new businesses

The “Hoima Municipality Welcomes You” signpost stands about four kilometres outside the main town.It is not tall and proud enough for a signpost welcoming someone to a town that will be the centre of petrodollars for the next 40 years—at the least.Someone ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

The impact of oil discovery on Hoima District

Mention any bank operating in Uganda; chances are high that it has a branch in Hoima. Forget the “big boys” in the game such as Stanbic, Barclays and Centenary banks, that are commonplace in almost all districts in the country. Even the up-and-coming ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Refinery Saga Setting a Bad Precedent

Kampala — Even before Uganda starts selling its oil, conflicts surrounding the compensation of people who have been displaced by the oil refinery project hovers over the extractive industry in a bad way, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) have expres ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

Introduction to Hoima District

It takes you close to two and a half hours to drive on a well tarmacked road from Kampala to Hoima District. It is not a journey that you can associate with many attractive landscapes, but the mushrooming towns like Busunju, Rwamata and Kiboga among others, ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 03 2014]

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...Consultants have been asked to "consider possible alternative routes and recommend the most optimal one" she said
"People are poor not because they don't want to work; governments must create viable opportunities" Ramphele said
"My property was valued but the registry does not capture it," says Rubanga. "I lodged my complaint but they told me to be patient."
"The refined petroleum pipeline is part of the refinery project" the policy statement reads

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Uganda Plans 250-Kilometer Oil Pipeline [Published 4 Traders - Aug 18 2014]
River blindness: 200 millionth patient treated ... [Published New Vision - Aug 17 2014]
'Fighting Poverty Is Not Charity' [Published Individual.com - Aug 15 2014]
Uganda: Oil Refinery - NGO Finds Holes in Compe... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 15 2014]
Compensation and resettlement in Hoima: the pli... [Published New Vision - Aug 13 2014]
Oil project committee seeks consultants [Published Kenya Broadcasting Corporation - Aug 13 2014]
Uganda: Govt Starts Work On Buloba Pipeline [Published Architect Africa Online - Aug 13 2014]
Govt Starts Work On Buloba Pipeline [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 13 2014]
Uganda Receives US$150 Million World Bank Loan ... [Published Bernama - Aug 12 2014]
Hoima municipal bosses, landlords differ on evi... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 11 2014]
Benefits of hugging children [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 10 2014]
The black gold curse: How to save Hoima from dr... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 07 2014]
The impact of oil discovery on Hoima District [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 07 2014]
Hoima: The nectar attracting a bevy of new bus... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 07 2014]
Police Attack Journalists Covering Scuffle... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 07 2014]
Let all Ugandans benefit from oil [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 07 2014]
Refinery Saga Setting a Bad Precedent [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 05 2014]
Introduction to Hoima District [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 03 2014]
Taking stock of the ID project [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 02 2014]
Uhuru meets regional leaders to discuss LAPPSET... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Jul 31 2014]
Museveni in Nairobi for infrastructure meet [Published New Vision - Jul 31 2014]
45 years after Pope Paul VI's visit to Uganda [Published New Vision - Jul 31 2014]
'Govt Reluctant to Sign Up for Oil Money Transp... [Published Individual.com - Jul 30 2014]
Airtel Uganda opens retail centre in Lira town [Published Telecompaper - Jul 29 2014]
Uganda: Police attack journalists covering scuf... [Published Ifex - Jul 29 2014]
Oil Firm Provides Health Care [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 28 2014]
Planned Projects Could Add 1.6 Million Barrels ... [Published Engineering News-Record - Jul 25 2014]
When pupils share class with sheep [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 25 2014]
Ethiopia connects Uganda to South Sudan [Published New Vision - Jul 23 2014]
Local firms lose claim for stake in oil pipelin... [Published Business Daily Africa - Jul 21 2014]
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Uganda: Refugee economies - the Ugandan model [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 30 2014]
Source: IRINCountry: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, South Sudan LONDON, 30 June 2014 (IRIN) - When a team from Oxford University's Humanitarian Innovation Project set out to explore what work refugees and asylum ...
Uganda: Uganda: Cholera Outbreak DREF operation... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 02 2014]
Source: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent SocietiesCountry: Uganda Summary: CHF 184,804 was allocated from the IFRC’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) on 30th August, 2013 to support the Ugandan Red Cross national society ...
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Microfinance Institutions (... [Published MicroCapital - Apr 13 2014]
The Microfinance Support Center (MSC), an arm of the government of Uganda, reportedly is urging groups such as village savings and credit cooperative organizations (SACCOs), microfinance institutions, and small and medium enterprises, to apply for credit ...
Uganda: UNHCR statement on Saturday’s boat caps... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 24 2014]
Source: UN High Commissioner for RefugeesCountry: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda UNHCR is shocked and saddened by this weekend’s boat tragedy on Lake Albert, between Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda, in which scores of Congolese refugees, ...
Vehicle Accident - Africa - Uganda [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Mar 22 2014]
EDIS Number: VI-20140322-43101-UGA Date / time: 22/03/2014 16:47:45 [UTC] Event: Vehicle Accident Area: Africa Country: Uganda State/County: Western Region Location: [Lake Albert, Kibale District] Number of Deads: 60 person(s) Number of Injured: ...
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