Hoima (Uganda)

Type: City
Name: Hoima (Uganda)
Country: Uganda
Latitude: 1.44
Longitude: 31.34
population: 39,644
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Uganda: Police Evicts 200 Families in Hoima

[Observer]Seventy-year Beatrice Ngozibwa had never felt the powerful sting of tear gas until August 25. She was in her kitchen when she heard the sound of bullets. As she would later find out, it was the police.Read full article:http://allafrica.com/ ... [Published Architect Africa Online - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Uganda: Oil Reserves Now Estimated At 6.5 Billion Barrels

By Ronald MusokeStephen Birahwa Mukitale, the MP for oil rich Buliisa County in the Albertine region was one of the panelists during the symposiumUganda's oil reserves have shot up by 87% from 3.5 billion barrels following recent appraisals of 14 oil ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Kahunde's Great Love Is Her Job

By Racheal NinsiimaYou probably remember Diana Kahunde as the bubbly housemate Annet in the once- popular TV series, The Hostel.Well, her 'non-actress' personality is not any different. When I first contacted her on phone for an interview, I could feel ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Should Britain return the artifacts allegedly stolen from Bunyoro in the 1890s?

By Fredrick NsibambiRecently, the media both local and international has been awash with claims by Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom demanding for the repatriation of her properties allegedly stolen by the British colonial masters.One of the key objects in question ... [Published New Vision - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Kenya to reap from oil discovery by 2017-PS

THE country will enjoy revenue accruing from oil discovery in the next three years, Energy PS Joseph Njoroge has said.Njoroge said a feasibility study and preliminary engineering design for the construction of a pipeline from Hoima in Uganda through Lokichar ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola outbreak reported in DRC

KAMPALA- The Ministry of Health yesterday announced it had heightened its surveillance along the border with DR Congo after it was confirmed yesterday morning that the central African country had suffered an Ebola outbreak.Dr Jane Ruth Aceng, the director ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 26 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 - 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]

Quotes

"Playing this character taught me to read and research, because Annet was a bookworm" she says
"We intend to invest in reforesting degraded areas by planting indigenous trees and important species which are so much needed in the ecosystem to sustain the chimpanzee population and other animals" Tessarin said. Bugoma is part of the vast chimpanzee habitat in western Uganda
"So far appraisals of 14 oil fields have been concluded and the companies have submitted applications for production licences" he said
"I would lose breath especially at night because of chest congestion" he said

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Kenya: Trouble in paradise [Published African Business - 15 hours ago]
Uganda: Police Evicts 200 Families in Hoima [Published Architect Africa Online - Aug 30 2014]
Kahunde's Great Love Is Her Job [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 29 2014]
Uganda: Running to Reforest Bugoma [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 29 2014]
Uganda: Oil Reserves Now Estimated At 6.5 Billi... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 28 2014]
Should Britain return the artifacts allegedly s... [Published New Vision - Aug 27 2014]
TB Drugs - Poor Countries Hanging By the Thread [Published Individual.com - Aug 27 2014]
Uganda: TB Drugs - Poor Countries Hanging By th... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 27 2014]
Behind Air Uganda Grounding [Published Individual.com - Aug 26 2014]
Kenya to reap from oil discovery by 2017-PS [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 26 2014]
Ebola outbreak reported in DRC [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 26 2014]
Calming the storm: The befitting biography of D... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 24 2014]
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]
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