Hoima (Uganda)

Type: City
Name: Hoima (Uganda)
Country: Uganda
Latitude: 1.44
Longitude: 31.34
population: 39,644
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Uhuru meets regional leaders to discuss LAPPSET project

President Uhuru Kenyatta is meeting with regional leaders in State House in Nairobi to discuss Lamu Port, Southern Sudan-Ethiopia Transport (LAPPSET) corridor project.The President on Thursday welcomed President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni of Uganda, Ethiopian ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - 9 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Museveni in Nairobi for infrastructure meet

By David LumuPresident Yoweri Museveni is in Kenyan capital Nairobi for an International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR)."The leaders will be discussing issues to do with the pipeline and all the other infrastructure projects under LAPSSET, ... [Published New Vision - 10 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Airtel Uganda opens retail centre in Lira town

Airtel Uganda has opened a new customer care centre in Lira Town as part of its efforts to enhance customer experience. The operator said more openings will follow in the months to come. The Airtel shops offer a bouquet of services and convenient customer ... [Published Telecompaper - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Uganda: Police attack journalists covering scuffle in Hoima Central Market

an armed policeman in Hoima assaulted Geoffrey Tumwesigye, a journalist working for Bunyoro television and Liberty radio, accusing him of recording a scuffle between policemen and angry butchers at the Hoima central market in Western Uganda. Another journalist, ... [Published Ifex - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Oil Firm Provides Health Care

Hoima — China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) together with Chinese Chamber of Enterprises has offered free medical services to over 850 people recently.CNOOC is the only oil firm to date prospecting in western Uganda to have been issued a production ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

When pupils share class with sheep

Hoima- It is a windy and sunny afternoon. Classes are ongoing at Kyehoro Primary School, one of the public schools in Hoima District. The government-aided school with an enrolment of 272 pupils, is located in Kabwooya Sub-county, about 92km from Hoima ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

Local firms lose claim for stake in oil pipeline study

Local firms have lost their bid to fence in 40 per cent of the multi-billion-shilling contract for design of the East African crude oil pipeline after member states rejected calls for special treatment.The local bidders had written to the tender team ... [Published Business Daily Africa - Jul 21 2014]
Entities: Oil Pipeline, Kenya, Uganda
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

Harvesting From Oil

An exploration well in Kasemene in Hoima District. Oil activities have created high demand for food products hence providing a source of income for local farmers.Even before oil production starts, Traidlinks helping Hoima farmers to reap cash Five years ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Hoima sets up team to crack down on forest encroachers

Hoima- Hoima District authorities have set up a task force that will evict encroachers from all 11 central forest reserves in the district.The deputy Resident District Commissioner, Mr Ambrose Mwesigye, said the forestry and environmental task force will ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

New environmental radio opened in Hoima

By Darious Magara & Clare MuhindoAn environmental radio has been launched by the National Association of Professional Environmentalists (NAPE) in Hoima, Western Uganda.The Ugandan community radio will be broadcasting in affiliation with Liberty radio ... [Published New Vision - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Uganda: CNOOC Opens Hoima District Office

China National Offshore Oil Corporation has opened a new office in Hoima. During a dinner organized to officially unveil the offices in Hoima recently, Aminah Bukenya, Cnooc's Public Relations Supervisor, said the building would help take services right ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Hoima,a Municipality Of Oil

Hoima is a multi-cultural municipality made up of about 100,000 people and a land area of approximately 5 square kilometres. As a result of an oil find in that Region of Uganda, there has been an influx of immigrants mostly from neighbouring towns and ... [Published Spy Ghana - Jul 01 2014]

Quotes

"The leaders will be discussing issues to do with the pipeline and all the other infrastructure projects under LAPSSET, especially linking the Lamu port to South Sudan" Ambassador James Mugume, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said
...When the evaluation exercise started, the man went back to Hoima to claim compensation. So Stella asked, "when you get this money, where are you going?"
...When I turned to see him, he slapped me again and said, "who called you here, what are you doing, why are you recording us, stop" while trying to grab my camera. When I declined surrendering it, I was slapped again, However, I managed to escape,” Tumwesigye told HRNJ-Uganda
Speaking during the activity, CNOOC's public relations supervisor, Aminah Bukenya said: "CNOOC will continue to express our solidarity with people of Hoima District for good hospitality we enjoys. CNOOC wants to improve the well-being of the community so as we continue to co-exist together when we are in good health."

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Uhuru meets regional leaders to discuss LAPPSET... [Published The Star (Kenya) - 9 hours ago]
Museveni in Nairobi for infrastructure meet [Published New Vision - 10 hours ago]
45 years after Pope Paul VI's visit to Uganda [Published New Vision - 10 hours ago]
'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]
Harvesting From Oil [Published Individual.com - Jul 21 2014]
Harvesting From Oil [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 21 2014]
Africa pipeline update: July 2014 [Published Energy Global - Jul 21 2014]
Neighbours sign up for Uganda refinery shares [Published East African - Jul 20 2014]
East Africa gets its first petroleum waste trea... [Published East African - Jul 20 2014]
Global heavyweights in the race for $3bn East A... [Published Engineering News - Jul 18 2014]
Hoima sets up team to crack down on forest encr... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 17 2014]
Letters: 'No matter how horny you get, it is ne... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 16 2014]
One Little Step Into the World of Oil [Published Revenue Watch Institute - Jul 15 2014]
Connecting healthcare workers in rural Uganda w... [Published NextBillion.net - Jul 11 2014]
New environmental radio opened in Hoima [Published New Vision - Jul 10 2014]
Uganda: CNOOC Opens Hoima District Office [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 10 2014]
Veterans encroaching on Bugoma forest, says NFA [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 10 2014]
Refugee economies: The Ugandan model [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Jul 09 2014]
Regional petroleum infrastructure taking shape [Published Business Daily Africa - Jul 09 2014]
Ghana’s Oil Going The Way Of Gold—Part 2 [Published Modern Ghana - Jul 08 2014]
CNOOC : Ugandan Town Gets Oil Lift [Published 4 Traders - Jul 07 2014]
Where are the solutions to women issues in the ... [Published New Vision - Jul 07 2014]
Kenyan President In Rwanda To Attend Summit On ... [Published Bernama - Jul 04 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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