Nyandera filed a case of kidnap at Hoima central police station on Friday morning. According to Hakiza, Katusiime called his wife again on Friday afternoon alleging that the kidnappers had given them a deadline of six hours to find the money or else they kill him.
Hangi says that the Refinery Affected Persons study was only approved in December 2012 and the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development started the process for procuring the implementing consultant in March 2013. This consultant was hired in June 2013 and that is when the on-going compensation exercise started. In governmentâ€™s view, the process has not taken long.
Now, it is emerging that during the visit to Hoima the legislators also secretly met BAT officials on Wednesday and Thursday. Lulume Bayiga, the shadow health minister says the BAT officials presented their position on the Tobacco Control bill 2014 to the legislators.
Defending champions Eastern, who are finding this yearâ€™s campaign tough, will face tricky side Mid North in one of the semi final ties, while in-form Buganda take on West Nile at 2pm. Buganda is the only team in the competition that has won all their three group games.
When Benon Ruzongoza made the decision to buy land and establish himself in Nyamasoga village, Kabaale parish, Buseruka sub-county in Hoima district, he had never heard of such a thing as an oil refinery. In fact, he had never heard that Bunyoro region is rich in oil and gas.
Farmers in Hoima are preparing to supply food to the camps created as a result of on-going oil exploration activities in the region. The farmers, under their group, Mairirwe Farmersâ€™ Cooperation, have planted rice, maize, beans, sweet potatoes and cabbages, readying their produce for the first supply deal to Tullow Oil Uganda Ltd in June this year.