Hoima (Uganda)

Type: City
Name: Hoima (Uganda)
Country: Uganda
Latitude: 1.44
Longitude: 31.34
population: 39,644
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

East Africa neighbours close to picking consultant for oil export pipeline

By NAIROBI, Oct 16 (Reuters) - Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda are in the final stages of deciding on a consultant to oversee building a pipeline to pump the region's new oil bonanza to the coast for export, a senior Kenyan energy ministry officials said on ... [Published Sharenet - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Uganda: NDA to Regulate Food, Cosmetics

By Racheal NinsiimaThe National Drug Authority has recently launched its 20th anniversary celebrations, with a pledge to clean up the cosmetics industry.Speaking at the launch in Kampala, the minister of state for Health, Dr Elioda Tumwesigye, said packed ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Youth question Bunyoro MPs silence on oil

BushenyiYouth leaders in Bunyoro sub-region have accused MPs from the oil-rich region of being silent in the oil debate whenever it features in Parliament.Mr Ibrahim Nasur, the Masindi Youth coordinator of Uganda Muslim Supreme Council, said the youth ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Government to revamp three hospitals

KABALE- The Ministry of Health has handed over a site on which the construction of maternity ward, theatre and out-patient-department shall take place at Kabale Regional Referral Hospital.The commissioner for Clinical services at the Ministry of Health, ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Ugandan Firms Want Oil Deals

Kampala — Local companies intent on being part of Uganda's nascent oil and gas industry, are asking for closer working relations with oil companies so that they are aware of the industry needs.The local firms say oil firms and the government should furnish ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 1 reports

Uganda Congo Tourism: Lake Albert Wilderness brought within reach

ByProf. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent |Oct 05, 2014The name Lake Albert inevitably inspires visions of the Africa of the explorer days, when lakes, rivers and mountains were named after royalty, days when the mere mention of such names brought ... [Published ETurboNews - Oct 05 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Ashtead Hospital donates equipment to help Ugandan mothers give birth safely

GIFT: Ashtead Hospital's theatre manager Christa Watts, general manager James Barr and consultant orthopaedic surgeon Martin Bircher, with some of the medical instruments for UgandaComments (0)THE son of a consultant at Ashtead Hospital will be able ... [Published Dorking and Leatherhead Advertiser - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Bunyoro king warns youth against early marriages

Hoima- The Omukama of Bunyoro Kingdom, Solomon Gafabusa Iguru, has decried the increasing cases of early marriages among his subjects, saying it exposes them to sexually transmitted diseases.While presiding over the Hoima District Youth Health Day celebrations ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Modernisation will cut costs of production on the farm

A tractor clearing a sorghum plantation. Modernised agriculture cuts costs on manual labour. PHOTO/ Daniel edyegunewvisionWith an intensified use of better farm inputs, yields short up while at the same time the cost of production per acre went down ... [Published New Vision - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Chimp kidnaps baby in western Uganda

A two-months-old baby boy was injured after he was kidnapped by a chimpanzee in Kikinga village, Hoima District in western Uganda.According to the victim’s mother, Ms Rosemary Nyangoma, the beast kidnapped Julius Kansiime who was sleeping in the garden ... [Published Africa Review - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 3 reports

Uganda: Land Eviction Breeds Violence in Oil-Rich Hoima, Uganda

Source: Voice of AmericaCountry: Uganda Lizabeth Paulat September 24, 2014 1:04 PM HOIMA, UGANDA.— Land disputes in western Uganda's Lake Albertine region have become common in recent years. The discovery of oil and the building of refineries and ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Hoima youth get Shs400 million

Hoima.Government has given Shs484 million to the youth in Hoima District to enable them engage in income generating projects.The Bunyoro Affairs State Minister, Mr Ernest Kiiza, said the money has been released under the youth support livelihood prog ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Sep 22 2014]

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...oversee a feasibility study and initial design for the construction of a 1,300-km (808-mile) oil pipeline to transport crude to the Kenyan coast. "We are in the final stage of negotiating with the consultant who will do a feasibility study and the front end engineering design for a crude oiloil pipeline which should run from Hoima to coastal region of this country" Joseph Njoroge, principal secretary at the Ministry Energy and Petroleum told an east African oil and gas conference...
"A draft bill has been submitted to Parliament for approval and once we have a law in place, the authority will regulate anything to do with the health of the public" said Dr Sam Zaramba, NDA's chairman
Themed, "unity, peace, security and regional integration: key pillars for true and sustainable independence" , the run-up to this year's Independence Day celebration has, however, been remarkable and unprecedented...
"The ministry will not allow this primitive accumulation of wealth. We appeal to these districts to submit their accountabilities to ease disbursement of their funds" said Dr Elioda Tumwesigye, minister of state for Health in charge of General Duties

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59 years of thatching royal tombs [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Oct 18 2014]
Africa: Oil, gas, and petrochemicals [Published Energy Global - Oct 16 2014]
East Africa neighbours close to picking consult... [Published Sharenet - Oct 16 2014]
Uganda: NDA to Regulate Food, Cosmetics [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 15 2014]
Uganda: Independence As Never Seen Before [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 14 2014]
Uganda Gets More Gavi Cash [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 13 2014]
Resettlement Tender Issued for Uganda [Published Petroleum Africa Magazine - Oct 13 2014]
Youth question Bunyoro MPs silence on oil [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Oct 13 2014]
Government to revamp three hospitals [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Oct 09 2014]
CNOOC begins pre-production well drilling in Ug... [Published Alexanders Gas & Oil Connections - Oct 08 2014]
Ugandan Firms Want Oil Deals [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 07 2014]
More global hotel groups eye Kampala [Published ETurboNews - Oct 06 2014]
Uganda Congo Tourism: Lake Albert Wilderness br... [Published ETurboNews - Oct 05 2014]
Ashtead Hospital donates equipment to help Ugan... [Published Dorking and Leatherhead Advertiser - Oct 03 2014]
Bunyoro king warns youth against early marriages [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Oct 02 2014]
Museveni calls for value addition in mining ind... [Published New Vision - Oct 02 2014]
Modernisation will cut costs of production on t... [Published New Vision - Oct 01 2014]
Chimp attack: Family seeks compensation [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Sep 29 2014]
UCL to expand across Uganda [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Sep 29 2014]
Chimp kidnaps baby in western Uganda [Published Africa Review - Sep 26 2014]
Uganda: Land Eviction Breeds Violence in Oil-Ri... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 25 2014]
Toyota Uganda’s new hub [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Sep 25 2014]
Land Eviction Breeds Violence in Oil-Rich Hoima... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 24 2014]
Land Eviction Breeds Violence in Oil-Rich Hoima... [Published VOA News - Sep 24 2014]
Kenya sees crude oil resources rising to over 1... [Published Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - Sep 23 2014]
Hoima youth get Shs400 million [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Sep 22 2014]
CNOOC starts first oil drilling [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Sep 20 2014]
Heavier rains expected in the Sept-Dec season [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Sep 19 2014]
Bunyoro advised to grow more coffee [Published New Vision - Sep 19 2014]
Uganda's oil industry is at 'most lucrative phase' [Published New Vision - Sep 18 2014]
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Uganda: Land Eviction Breeds Violence in Oil-Ri... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 25 2014]
Source: Voice of AmericaCountry: Uganda Lizabeth Paulat September 24, 2014 1:04 PM HOIMA, UGANDA.— Land disputes in western Uganda's Lake Albertine region have become common in recent years. The discovery of oil and the building of refineries and ...
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 ...
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