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16:43
16:43

COVID-19: Financial Institutions Cry Foul corona virus 2

Gerald Mugisha, the Manager Equity Bank Hoima branch says government should consider the financial institutions as the directives on corona virus are being implemented adding that most of the clients could use this chance to completely default.
12:26
12:26

Slow Pace of Oil Activities Hurts Hotel Businesses Oil and gas 4

The government initially hoped that the first oil would come out in 201. But the deadlines have since been changed six times to 2022. However, this all awaits the pronouncement of Final the Investment Decision –FID. The same pronouncement will open Uganda to possible investments in the oil and gas sector.
17:46
17:46

More than 1000 Stalls, 86 Lockups in Hoima Central Market Remain Vacant vendors 3 1 Top story

Umar Nsubuga, a vendor of second hand clothes says he gets more customers when he operates on the streets compared to the market. He asks the municipal authorities to halt the plans to force them in the market, saying they can’t afford the rental fees.
14:32
14:32

Re-Emergence of Water Hyacinth Frustrates Fishing on Lake Albert fishermen 2 3

Vicent Okumu a fisherman at Wanseko landing site in Buliisa district says the weed forms dense-mat cover on water surface and affects the movement of fish, blocks boat access and the catching of fish.
12:46
12:46

Oil & Gas; Final Investment Decision Delay Sparks Discomfort among CSO’s CSOs 3 1 Top story

But the Final Investment Decision which would constitute decisions made by various partners to inject money in projects to commercialize Uganda’s oil resource still eludes the country as joint venture partners Total E&P, China National Offshore Oil Company-CNOOC and Tullow Oil Plc continue to register setbacks to their efforts.
11:15
11:15

Bunyoro Women Decry Seclusion from Oil and Gas Activities information 6

The women say following the discovery of oil and gas in their area, local women have not been fully engaged and empowered by the government on how they can be prepared to tap in opportunities accruing from oil and gas sector something they say could make them not to benefit from the sector.
16:51
16:51

Bunyoro Kingdom Bothered by Slow Pace of Oil Activities Oil and gas 3 1

Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom Prime Minister Andrew Byakutaga says that the delay in announcing the Final Investment decision is grossly frustrating efforts by local investors to tap into opportunities in the oil and gas sector. Byakutaga cites individuals who had invested in hotels, Agriculture, construction and other businesses to supply the oil and gas sector.
07:37
07:37

Alliance One Bows to Pressure, Begins Buying Excess Tobacco farmers 1

The company contracted more than 700 farmers in Hoima district in January 2019, to grow tobacco and granted them loans which would be recoverable upon the sale of their produce.
17:00
17:00

Cattle Farmers Hike Prices Ahead of Christmas beef 1 3 Top story

Joan Karungi, a resident of Kigorobya Sub County says that if beef prices continue to rise, several people may decide to forego eating meat during Christmas
11:54
11:54

Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom Budget UGX 9.9Bn for New Financial Year Prime minister 1 4

Robert Owagonza, the Kingdom minister for Finance and Planning read the budget before the Parliament at the Kingdom’s Rukurato Hall[Parliament] in Hoima town on Saturday afternoon.
06:59
06:59

CAA Impressed by Hoima International Airport Construction Works 1 3 Top story

Eng. Edward Kaweesi Ndawula, the CAA Board Chairperson who led his board members on a field visit to the construction site on Tuesday, said they are impressed by the speed of the works, level of integrity and professionalism exhibited by the contractors.
06:56
06:56

Hoima Authorities Threaten to Suspend Operations of Alliance One Tobacco Company Farm Inputs 3

Andrew Kasambeko, the Manager Alliance One Tobacco says most farmers grew more tobacco than what they were contracted to do, adding that some farmers went ahead to contract other farmers not known to Alliance One to grow Tobacco on their behalf, which contravenes the contract.
11:07
11:07

CSOs Irked by Suspension of Oil Pipeline Activities Total E$P 5

Dickens Amanya, the Coordinator Bunyoro Albertine Petroleum Network on Environment Coalition-PAPENECO, says they are getting concerned because there is no official statement from government regarding the matter since Total E$ P announced the suspension.
10:51
10:51

UNRA Impressed by Works Along Critical Oil Roads Albertine Graben 5 2

The earmarked critical oil roads are Masindi-Biiso 54km, Hohwa-Nyairongo-Kyarushesha-Butole 25km and Kabaale-Kiziranfumbi 25.7km roads in Hoima, Buliisa Masindi and Kikuube districts. The roads all together are measuring 97km.
11:49
11:49

Heavy Rain Paralyzes Transport in Hoima Municipality Bridge 2 2

The heavy downpour that started at around 2 am lasted for close to six hours until 8 am sweeping away a bridge connecting the two divisions, leaving several residents stranded.
16:20
16:20

Police, Army Battle Bobi Wine supporters in Hoima business 2

Kyagulanyi emerged from nowhere to the middle of Hoima town at around 2 p.m. causing commotion in the town centre. Flanked by Asinansi Nyakato alias Kamanda, the Forum for Democratic Change candidate in the Hoima municipality parliamentary race, Kyagulanyi moved through Wright road amidst tight security.
11:14
11:14

Gov't to Compensate Hoima Tobacco Farmers Tobacco Companies 2

The farmers have since August 2018 been demanding over two billion shillings from mainly three tobacco companies NIMATIBACK, Continental tobacco and Tropical Leaf company.
18:49
18:49

Bunyoro Youths Demand Active Involvement in Oil and Gas

Gilbert Tibasiima, the Buliisa district youth chairperson says there is need for oil companies and Government to link them to procurement and supply opportunities because there are many youth with goods and services but they do not know the procurement process of the oil companies
17:25
17:25

Evicted Hoima Mechanics Return on Streets Municipal council 1 1

In May, the more than 300 mechanics were forcefully evicted by Majimoto Auctioneers and Court Bailiff operatives who were contracted by Hoima Municipality authorities.
11:05
11:05

Kibiro Salt Miners Demand for Better Mining Techniques women 1 4

Joan Kutegeka a woman dealing in salt mining says currently processing the salt is becoming difficult because of lack of firewood. She says they trek a long distance searching for firewood.
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