Hoima (Uganda)

Type: City
Name: Hoima (Uganda)
Country: Uganda
Latitude: 1.44
Longitude: 31.34
population: 39,644
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Regional Leaders Agree to Set Up Oil Refinery in Uganda

Efforts by Uganda to build an oil refinery in Hoima, western Uganda have been boosted after Kenya and Rwanda agreed to support the venture as a regional project, an official from the Ministry of Infrastructure has revealed.Last year, Uganda invited the ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Fr Peter's 44 Years of Helping Orphaned Ugandan Children

Fr Peter Hooyschuur is in charge of St Noah's family home, which is located in Kampala, along Hoima road.A Dutchman by birth, Fr Peter has worked as a missionary in Uganda for 44 years. In that time, he has helped to raise thousands of orphaned children ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Muntu tells Bunyoro to press for oil rights

HOIMA.Gen Mugisha Muntu, the president of the opposition FDC party, has asked people in Bunyoro to advocate for their rights in order to benefit from the oil and gas find in the sub-region.While addressing a rally in Hoima Town on Saturday, the former ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Is The East African Community Headed For Another Collapse?

Recent events in the East African Community that comprises of five member states namely Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi have shown signs of serious fault lines in the bloc that is aimed at leading the region to an economic and political u ... [Published AFK Insider - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

EA leaders agree to build oil refinery in western Uganda

Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda have agreed on how to set up a regional oil refinery at Hoima in western Uganda, with a pipeline being one of the deals struck in Kigali on Sunday night. President Uhuru Kenyatta and Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni joined their Rwandan ... [Published East African - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 2 reports

Uganda Women Get Midwifery Equipment

When labour pains strike, Violet Kobusingye has to endure a bumpy painful 30 kilometre ride from her village Mbaraara to Hoima Referral Hospital in Hoima town to get better medical pre and post natal care. That has been the routine for all the three children ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 2 reports

Kenyan President Holds Talks With Ugandan, Rwandan Counterparts

KIGALI, April 8 (BERNAMA-NNN-KBC) -- Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has held extensive bilateral talks here with Presidents Yoweri Kaguta Museveni of Uganda and Paul Kagame of Rwanda.The talks, held Sunday night in Kigali ahead of the 20th commemoration ... [Published Bernama - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Aid obstacles deepen S Sudan crisis

Refugees from South Sudan look at a photo montage depicting the conflict in their country on a calendar at the Kyangwali refugee settlement in the Hoima district in western Uganda. File picture ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 2 reports

Human Rights Report Pins Oil Firms On Sexual Harassment

A new report by the Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) has highlighted a lot of human rights violations in the petroleum sector.The report, "Oil in Uganda: Emerging Human Rights Issues", was released last week. It follows complaints of human rights ... [Published Individual.com - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 4 reports

Scores of DRC refugees die: UN

Scores of refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have died after a boat taking them back home from neighboring Uganda capsized, the United Nations refugee agency says. The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said on Monday that the ... [Published Press tv - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 5 reports

Rescue efforts intensified

The government says it is scaling up search and rescue efforts in Lake Albert after an accident left an estimated 100 people dead.The incident occurred on Saturday after the boat capsized on Lake Albert in Kabale district. It was sailing from Bugoma in ... [Published KFM Uganda - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Oil activities spark rights abuse in Albertine - report

KAMPALA.Uganda’ cumulative oil resources, currently estimated at 3.5 billion barrels, could turn into a nightmare, a new report has said.The oil resource is expected to transform Uganda into a “middle income” economy, according to the government.The report ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Mar 21 2014]

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"Technicians are working on the implementation of these projects and the western Uganda oil refinery is one of them" he noted. The other projects are the Mombasa-Kigali oil pipeline...
"All the funds waived, totalling to Shs 664,156,362, constituted income of the fund, which was lost" the report says
"This is going to help us, we have been going to Hoima town to delivery and you can imagine the distance on that bad road when you are in laborlabor pain" Kobusingye said in an interview during a one day clinic camp
"It is with deep sorrow that we confirm to the nation the death of 251 of our compatriots who had boarded the boat from the Ugandan side of Lake Albert" government spokesman Lambert Mende told reporters

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An idea that started with three farmers now ben... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 15 2014]
Regional Leaders Agree to Set Up Oil Refinery i... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 14 2014]
Fr Peter's 44 Years of Helping Orphaned Ugandan... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 14 2014]
Muntu tells Bunyoro to press for oil rights [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 14 2014]
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Microfinance Institutions (... [Published MicroCapital - Apr 13 2014]
Charcoal burners invade Nwoya [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 13 2014]
Is The East African Community Headed For Anothe... [Published AFK Insider - Apr 11 2014]
Watchdogs Pin NSSF [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 11 2014]
Watchdogs pin NSSF [Published The Observer Uganda - Apr 11 2014]
EA leaders agree to build oil refinery in weste... [Published East African - Apr 10 2014]
Gov’t to lose sh130m per day in road deal [Published New Vision - Apr 10 2014]
Uganda Women Get Midwifery Equipment [Published Individual.com - Apr 08 2014]
Uganda Women Get Midwifery Equipment [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 08 2014]
Kenyan President Holds Talks With Ugandan, Rwan... [Published Bernama - Apr 08 2014]
Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda hold economic talks [Published StarAfrica.com - Apr 07 2014]
Works on Nakasongola UPDF air base begin [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 06 2014]
Song of a Kyankwanzi Cadre on Museveni’s sole ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Apr 04 2014]
Aid obstacles deepen S Sudan crisis [Published Big News Network - Apr 02 2014]
It was survival for the fittest in killer boat ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Mar 30 2014]
Congolese refugee death toll climbs [Published Wikinews - Mar 29 2014]
Dry spell to drive up inflation in Uganda [Published East African - Mar 29 2014]
251 Congolese killed in Lake Albert boat disaster [Published Yahoo! News - Mar 27 2014]
DRC rejects 20 bodies of drowned refugees [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Mar 26 2014]
Human Rights Report Pins Oil Firms On Sexual Ha... [Published Individual.com - Mar 26 2014]
Uganda: Human Rights Report Pins Oil Firms On S... [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 26 2014]
UNHCR shocked at Ugandan refugee boat disaster [Published Safety At Sea International - Mar 26 2014]
Fishing communities in despair over oil drilling [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Mar 25 2014]
How can we ensure citizens are fairly compensat... [Published Publish What You Pay - Mar 25 2014]
Uganda prepares for safe repatriation of Congol... [Published CNN - Mar 25 2014]
Tears, pain as boat death toll hits 108 [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Mar 24 2014]
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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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