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16:51
16:51

41% of Pipeline Affected Persons Fully Compensated -EACOP compensation 5

Johnbosco Habumugisha, the deputy managing director of EACOP told Uganda Radio Network that there are delays in the compensation processes due to lack of National Identification Cards by some of the poject affected persons yet the ID is a pre-requisite for the PAPs to be compensated.
17:39
17:39

Hoima Residents Protest Sorry State of Roads as Equipment Remains Confiscated 1 3

Most roads in the district have become impassable with various potholes hence frustrating movement. Transportation of agricultural produce to market centers has equally become difficult.
11:31
11:31

Bunyoro Kitara Royal Commission Reinstates Prime Minister 2

Byakutaga was accused of a lack of transparency and accountability for the Bunyoro Kitara kingdom resources. They cited the fraudulent and dubious cash withdraws and expenditures without the approval of the Kingdom finance committee.
08:18
08:18

District Officials Cautioned on Accountability of Parish Development Model Funds technocrats 4 1

Brig. Gen. Felix Kulaigye, the Director of Mindset Change at Operation Wealth Creation-OWC says issues of accountability and transparency are very vital while implementing the project.
09:30
09:30

President Museveni Commissions Oil Roads in Bunyoro 1 5

The roads include the 111km) Hoima-Butiaba-Wanseko road and the 235km Kigumba-Masindi-Buliima-Hoima-Kabwoya road that was constructed at a cost of 356 Billion Shillings. The contract for the construction was awarded to Chongquing International Construction.
12:27
12:27

Bunyoro Fishermen Struggle to Send Children to School over FPU Operations Lake Albert 1 2

The affected fishermen have been left stranded without any economic activity forcing many of them to vacate the lake.
13:04
13:04

Students in Bunyoro Turn to Fishing due to Prolonged Schools Closure covid-19 5 1

Many of the students who came back from school in the Bunyoro sub region have joined the fishing sector to earn a living. They are employed at various landing sites in the region from where they carry out fishing expeditions on the lake Albert waters.
14:58
14:58

Lake Albert Fishermen Hit-Hard by Skyrocketing Fuel Prices Rising fuel prices 4 1

A Litre of petrol at most of the landing sites is up from sh4,000 to between 5,000 and 6,000 shillings.
13:44
13:44

EACOP PAPs in Bunyoro Protest Delayed Compensation Government 6

Since 2018, the government has not compensated the project-affected persons yet they stopped using their land. The Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) had also promised to start compensation in December 2020 or early January 2021.
13:00
13:00

Bunyoro Farmers Decry Low Prices of Livestock livestock farmers 1 3

Sam Ntambara, a farmer in Buseruka Sub County says a cow that initially cost 1.5 Million Shillings is now sold at 800,000- 700,000 Shillings respectively.
13:22
13:22

Ugandan Fishermen Flee to DRC as FPU Intensifies Operations on Lake Albert Fishing 4 1 Top story

Those fleeing are from the landing sites of Butiaba, Wanseko, Bugoigo andKabolwa in Buliisa, Kijangi, Kaiso, Rwentale, Runga and Mbegu in Hoima, Nkondo, Sebigoro, Kyehoro, Bugoma and Kyekapere in Kikuube, Ndaiga and Kitebere in Kagadi.
07:37
07:37

Sigh of Relief as Bunyoro Livestock Farmers Access Markets livelihood 1 5

In June this year, while announcing the second nationwide lockdown, President Yoweri Museveni closed livestock markets across the country as part of the measures to contain the second wave of the pandemic.
09:34
09:34

Fishermen Decry Low Catch on Lake Albert low fish catch 1

Gilbert Wanadi, dealing in fish business at Kyehoro landing site in Kikuube district, says for months now fish has been a major problem for fishmongers and consumers, leading to the high price of fish in the area.
14:44
14:44

Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom Approves UGX15.8Bn Budget 1 1

According to the estimates, the Ministry of Investments was allocated the lion’s share of 3.973 Billion Shillings. Robert Owagonza, the Kingdom Prime Minister says that the money will be used to start a Television and radio station to streamline communication and earn an income to the kingdom.
09:30
09:30

New Partnership to Boost Farmers Capacity to Supply Oil and Gas Sector 2 5

This will form part of the partnership between the business incubator and an agricultural firm Pure Grow Africa, to improve the standards and quality of foodstuff supplied to oil companies. The move will also see farmers in the region get registered on the National supply database and also have timely information on what is required.
12:57
12:57

Fish Prices Escalate in Bunyoro Sub Region markets 5 1

Edward Kamukumba, the Chairperson Hoima Central Market attributes the increase in fish prices to the massive crackdown on the use of illegal fishing gear on the lake Albert waters.
10:36
10:36

Gulu University Injects UGX 200 Million to Refurbish Hoima Satellite Campus 1 2

The facelift is expected to be implemented in the 2021/2021 Financial Year, according to Associate Professor David Okello Owiny, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University who is leading the University’s Management team in a field visit to the site.
13:57
13:57

SPCs Protest Delayed Payment in Hoima Allowances 1

According to the aggrieved SPCs, each was meant to be paid shillings 80,000 as allowance and Sh20,000 for transport.
11:58
11:58

Bunyoro Livestock Farmers Irked by Low Prices market 4 1

Fred Tumwine, a farmer in Buseruka Sub County Hoima district says a cow that would cost 2 Million Shillings in the past now goes shillings 1.2 million.
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