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13:05
13:05

Hoima City Civil Servants Miss Pay 1

Geoffrey Bwagi Bamanyisa, the City Town Clerk attributed the delays to integrate the details of the civil servants in the new automated payment system.
12:57
12:57

Hoima City Need UGX 100 Million to Fix Vandalized Street Lights Batteries 1 2

Thee Vandalized street lights are situated on government, Rukurato, Main street and Bunyoro Kitara roads that were constructed under the Uganda support to Municipal Infrastructure Development-USMID-Project.
15:36
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Hoima Airport Construction Boosts Local Business residents 5 1 Top story

Hoima International Airport will be the second international airport in Uganda after Entebbe upon completion. It is an important infrastructure for the oil sector in Uganda, expected to facilitate the construction of the national oil refinery in Hoima and the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) that will connect to Tanga in Tanzania. It sits on six square miles of land.
12:41
12:41

Farmers Plead With Gov't to Reopen Livestock Markets Animals 1 4

James Akandwanaho, a herdsman in Bugoigo in Buliisa district, says this is the most difficult time he has ever experienced in his lifetime.
06:49
06:49

Gov't Undertakes Systematic Land Demarcation in Bunyoro Kingdom Government 3 2

The first land which is located on block 21 plot 106 in Rwengabi village in Kabowoya sub-county, Kikuube district, formally the traditional hunting ground of the Omukama measures 20.5 square miles.
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Minister Unhappy over Slow Pace of Road Works in Albertine Region Ministry of Lands 1 2

During an Impromptu inspection of the roads on Friday, Kamya was shocked to learn that only 20% of the road works had been executed by the contractor.
13:20
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Traders Demand Re-Opening of Hoima Hardware Market COVID-19 1 1

Hoima Hardware market that accommodates mostly traders dealing in second hand clothes was closed on March,17,2020 by security operatives in conjunction with Hoima Municipal authorities after the traders failed to comply with the guidelines issued by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni to guard against the deadly COVID-19 Pandemic.
18:33
18:33

Hoima Airport Contractor Lays off 160 Workers SBC 1 1

The company said in a letter to staff that the decision was in line with the government guidelines to control the spread of the COVID-19 Pandemic. It, however, comes at a time when the government is easing restrictions that started in March.
17:11
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Fishermen Appeal to Gov’t to Halt Closure of Illegal Landing Sites Government 4 1

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
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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
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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
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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
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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 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
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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
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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.
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