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Yumbe Office: P.O.Box 20 Yumbe
23rd October, 2018
BID NOTICE UNDER OPEN DOMESTIC BIDDING
TENDER FOR THE CONSTRUCTION WORKS IN SELECTED SCHOOLS IN BIDIBIDI, YUMBE
Procurement Reference Number: AARJAPAN/WRKS/2018-19/0026/29/37
1. Association for Aid and Relief, Japan (AAR Japan) has allocated funds within its budget of 2018/19 to be used for the construction of staff accommodations in selected schools in Bidibidi and Imvepi Refugee settlements, Yumbe and Arua Districts respectively.
2. AAR Japan therefore invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for construction of:
3. Bidding will be conducted in accordance with open national bidding procedures contained in the relevant laws of the Government of Uganda. The bidding process is open to all bidders from eligible countries.
4. The detail scope and description of the work is detailed in the bidding document.
5. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information and inspect bidding documents at the address given below through Mon – Thu, 08:00AM to 05:00PM, Fri, 08:00AM to 02:00PM.
SENIOR ENGINEER AAR Japan, Yumbe P.O. Box 20, Yumbe, Tel. 0780403011
6. Properly filled Bids must be delivered to the address above at or before 10.00am on 5th November, 2018. Late bids shall be rejected.
7. Bids shall be opened in the presence of bidder’s representatives who choose to attend at the address above at 12.00pm on 5th November, 2018.
8. The planned procurement schedule (subject to changes) is as below;
YUMBE. As Eid day celebrations draw nearer, the security forces in Yumbe district have discouraged the Muslims from mass gathering during the celebrations.
YUMBE. Save the children, a non-governmental organisation working in Bidibidi refugee settlement with support from KFW bank is in the process of constructing new facilities in 22 schools both in the settlement and the host community in Yumbe district.
YUMBE. Tree nursery bed business has become so lucrative for Mr Salim Andiga, a 71-year-old resident of Luzira village, Romogi sub-county in Yumbe district.
YUMBE. A South Sudanese woman who went missing for a week from her home in Ombechi village, Bidibidi zone V settlement, in Ariwa sub county was found dead in the bush over the...........
YUMBE. A police officer attached to Yumbe central Police station has been committed to Arua high court over defilement.
The West Nile region is headed for improvement in the rural water quality following the establishment of two testing laboratories.
YUMBE. Persons Living with HIV/AIDs in Bidibidi refugee settlement in Yumbe district have asked the government to support them as the food rations provided by the World Food Program (WFP) canot adequately address their nutritional needs.
ARUA. The Bionas East Africa group ltd, the local subsidiary of the Bionas Agropolitan Technology Corridor (BATC) Development Berhad has updated its green economy infrastructure development investment blueprint for the West Nile region with new projects which if implemented, would introduce first-rate facilities, placing the region as ideal hub for international trade.
YUMBE. The local community of Romogi Sub County in Yumbe district have expressed bitterness over the poor sanitary condition of Barakala health centre III.
YUMBE/MOYO. The continuous cattle raiding and abduction along Uganda- South Sudan border is said to be fuelling conflict and insecurity between the two neighbours.
YUMBE. Christians in Yumbe parish joined the rest of Arua diocese in celebrating the 3rd anniversary of late bishop Frederick Drandua on Sunday.
YUMBE. Chairperson for Uganda Parliamentary forum for children, Mr Bernard Atiku has urged the clergy to use the pulpits to also advocate against child abuses in the communities.
YUMBE. Three children allegedly trafficked from Piajo village in Apo sub-county, Yumbe district, have been rescued by security personnel.
YUMBE. The outgoing Bidibidi refugee settlement commandant has urged members of the community to always be supportive to refugees.
YUMBE. Several pleas have been made to refugees living in Bidibidi settlement in Yumbe district about the need to plant trees to conserve the environment.
YUMBE. The construction works of the two elevated Mocha health centre III in Midigo sub-county and Kerwa health centre III in Kerwa sub-county in Yumbe district has reached the final stage.
YUMBE. Khalisa Developments (U) Limited, a construction company that undertook a project at Barakala primary school in Yumbe district is to be recalled over shoddy work.
YUMBE. The Yumbe district council has held the district planner liable for an alleged mess in the budget that resulted into the blocking of about Sh8 billion in the development budget of the district.
YUMBE. Access to health services during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) lockdown period has generally reduced in most of the health units in Yumbe district compared to the....
YUMBE. The Yumbe district Covid-19 taskforce has faulted IRC, a leading partner in charge of health in Bidibidi refugee settlement, Yumbe district for donating an ambulance which they claim is too old and faulty.
YUMBE. Yumbe district task force has received another consignment of assorted food items from Welt Hunger Hilfe, an NGO operating in Bidibidi refugee settlement.
YUMBE. The persistent shortage of blood in Yumbe district has been attributed to the negative attitude of the community towards blood donation.
YUMBE. Drama and confusion ensued during the Yumbe district world teacher’s day celebration at Midigo primary school playground over the suspension of the union..............
YUMBE. East Alipi primary school (PS) in Romogi Sub County, Yumbe district which was on Tuesday closed over concerns of inadequate sanitary facilities has reopened.
YUMBE. The 2019 regional Music, Dance and Drama (MDD) festival for primary schools in the West Nile region concluded with the call to support MDD activities in schools.
YUMBE. The Bishop of Arua diocese Rt Rev Sabino Ocan Odoki has asked the government to establish a religious tourism centre at Lodonga minor Basilica.
For 21 years, Ismail Tibo depended on sale of Teak seedlings to fend for his family.
YUMBE. Parliamentary committee on HIV/AIDS has identified low staffing level in the health sector as one of the biggest challenges affecting health service delivery in Yumbe district.
YUMBE. Residents of Alipi village in Romogi sub-county Yumbe district were on Wednesday left in shock and grief following the death of an expectant mother after falling off a mango tree.
YUMBE. Food and Agriculture Organisation(FAO) has launched Resilience Index Measurement and Analysis(RIMA) report for northern Uganda.
YUMBE. When the Agriculture Cluster Development Project (ACDP) was rolled out to Yumbe district in 2017, many farmers didn't show interest to enrol themselves into the program.
YUMBE. Kuru secondary school (SS) in Yumbe district has lost items worth Sh35million to fire that gutted the school computer laboratory on Sunday.
YUMBE. Fruit farmers in West Nile region have been asked to form cooperatives so as to feed the Yumbe Mango processing factory with quality raw materials.
YUMBE: Confusion ensued during Romogi sub county council session on Wednesday after the speaker suspended four members of the council over indiscipline.
YUMBE. The police in Romogi sub-county, Yumbe district have arrested and referred four suspects to Yumbe central police station on allegation of the kidnap of a 13-year-old girl.
YUMBE. Four South Sudan People’s Defence Forces (SSPDF) soldiers were on Saturday shot dead after they clashed with the UPDF soldiers at Maru village in Goboro parish, Kochi sub county, Yumbe district.
YUMBE. The Yumbe district Forestry department has together with the lower local council officials intensified operation to arrest people who participate in the destruction of the environment.
YUMBE/ARUA. Economic empowerment of women and girl child education dominated women’s day celebration speeches in Arua and Yumbe districts on Sunday.
YUMBE. The government of Uganda through the ministry of defence and veterans affairs has agreed to pay the members of West Nile Bank Front in the region.
YUMBE. The construction of a mortar bridge on river Kaya at Uganda-South Sudan border that had stalled due to lack of funds will soon be completed.
YUMBE. The government of Uganda has expressed grave concerns over the state of degradation of the environment in refugee settlements across the country, calling for more concerted efforts
YUMBE. A team of officials from Yumbe district education office have ordered for immediate reopening of East Alipi primary school in Romogi Sub County.
YUMBE. The refugees in Bidibidi settlement have urged the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) to consider allocating for them land for agriculture.
FEATURE. It had to take the intervention of the district forest officer Mr Khemis Ambaga and some of his colleague district officials to convince the community that the project was entirely set up to benefit them.
YUMBE. Mr Jimmy Kenyi, 32, a South Sudanese refugee living in Bidibidi settlement in Yumbe district has learnt to cope with the challenging environment in his new home in exile.
YUMBE. Local leaders have raised concern over the inadequate number of secondary schools in Bidi bidi refugee camp in Yumbe district.
YUMBE. A section of institutions and individuals in Yumbe district have received Friesian cows under Operation Wealth Creation (OWC).
YUMBE. The office of the Prime Minister (OPM) has announced that the space that was created for asylum seekers due to a recent conflict in South Sudan has been closed.
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