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17:11
17:11

Fishermen Appeal to Gov’t to Halt Closure of Illegal Landing Sites Government 1 4

The government announced plans to close more than 200 illegal landing sites on the shores of Lake Albert in the districts of Hoima, Kikuube and Buliisa. According to the government, the landing sites are facilitating the illegal entry and exit of Congolese Nationals into the country, many of whom have settled on the sites without any control.
12:08
12:08

Bunyoro Leaders Fault Gov't Over Planned Closure of Illegal Landing Sites Lake Albert 5 1

Pius Wakabi, the Bugahya county Member of parliament, says it is totally wrong for government to come up with a decision of closing the illegal landing sites during the lock down.
11:24
11:24

Fishermen Protest Closure of Illegal Landing Sites on Lake Albert security 3 1 Top story

John Bamuturaki, a fisherman at Kabolwa landing site in Buliisa district, says closing the landing sites will negatively impact on their livelihoods, adding most of them have established permanent settlements on the landing sites and have nowhere to go.
11:55
11:55

Construction Work At Hoima International Airport Resumes SBC 1 1 Top story

. Samuel Kisembo, the Hoima Resident District Commissioner-RDC who also chairs the Hoima District COVID-19 Task Force, says they cleared the Company to resume work after complying with all the guidelines issued by the COVID-19 preventive guidelines issued by the Health Ministry.
12:27
12:27

Vendors Barred from Accessing Hoima Central Market food vendors 2 2

Following the president’s directive over 1,000 food vendors vacated the market leaving only 90 to sleep in the market.
07:58
07:58

Construction Works At Hoima International Airport Suspended COVID-19 2 1

The contractors SBC/SBI Lloyds British International has sent home over 900 workers that have been working in the different departments.
13:14
13:14

Over 1000 Vendors Desert Hoima Central Market Over COVID-19 Directives 4 2

Of the 1400 vendors operating in the market, only 50 had registered to sleep in the market by Friday Morning.
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 1 3 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 1 3 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 3 1 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 3 1 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.
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