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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. 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.
The West Nile region is headed for improvement in the rural water quality following the establishment of two testing laboratories.
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. 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 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. East Alipi primary school (PS) in Romogi Sub County, Yumbe district which was on Tuesday closed over concerns of inadequate sanitary facilities has reopened.
For 21 years, Ismail Tibo depended on sale of Teak seedlings to fend for his family.
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. Kuru secondary school (SS) in Yumbe district has lost items worth Sh35million to fire that gutted the school computer laboratory on Sunday.
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. 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. 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. 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 construction works for Kuru and Lobe markets in Kuru and Kei sub-counties respectively have kicked off with the ground breaking ceremony held on Thursday.
YUMBE. At least 500 learners trained by Danish Refugee Council (DRC), have graduated in Functional Literacy and Numeracy (FLN).
YUMBE: Leaders in Yumbe district have sounded alarm bells about the increasing cases of laziness among youths which has seen most of them abandoning villages for urban centres to come and idle.
YUMBE. Mr Justus Onen, 39, is a South Sudanese refugee living in Bidibidi refugee settlement in Yumbe district.
YUMBE. It was a sorrowful moment on Wednesday morning in Mongoyo primary school in Drajini Sub County after lightning struck the pupils of the school.
YUMBE. Liverpool fans in Yumbe district have supported Yumbe health centre IV with some clinical equipment to improve service delivery at the facility.
YUMBE. Yumbe district local government has received funds from the World Bank through Development Initiative for Northern Uganda (DINU) for the construction of two markets in the district.
YUMBE. Yumbe district Forestry department with the help of police have arrested and detained three lower local council officials in Romogi sub county for engaging in illegal cutting down of endangered tree spiecies.
YUMBE. There was panic at Kemeru village in Kuru Sub County after a decomposing body of a man was found in the area.
YUMBE. There is growing fear among refugees and the host community in Yumbe following reports of suspected cases of Ebola in the district.
YUMBE. The state minister for internal affairs Mr Mario Obiga Kania has condemned the recent acts by the youths in Yumbe when they went on rampage burning two vehicles and causing destruction to properties in the town.
YUMBE. The development partners operating under water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) department in Bidibidi refugee settlement in Yumbe district have been commended for the improved.....
YUMBE. The Ministry of Health has earmarked Ugandan shillings 966 million for upgrading two health centres in Yumbe district.
YUMBE. One person is feared dead and several others hospitalised in the on-going street fight between the military operatives under the Uganda Revenue Authority and riotous residents of Yumbe town.
YUMBE. The office of the prime minister has banned the sale and buying of relief food in Bidibidi refugee settlement.
YUMBE. The office of the Prime Minister (OPM) has started the process of allocating land to the refugees for farming.
YUMBE. The Bidibidi settlement in Yumbe district is crammed with over 230,000 refugees from restive South Sudan according to the latest continuous verification by the office of the Prime Minister
YUMBE. The parents and students of Barakala Seed Secondary School (SSS) in Romogi Sub County, Yumbe district have been urged to take education seriously.
YUMBE. The state minister for defence and veterans’ affairs, Lt. Col. (Rtd) Bright Rwamirama has urged veterans in West Nile region to be patient as government is still planning to pay their pension and gratuity.
YUMBE. The members of Uganda Kolping society in Arua diocese have been encouraged to conserve and plant more trees.
YUMBE. The differences in costs of projects implemented at the sub county and the district level in Yumbe district has generated mixed reactions.
YUMBE. The office of the prime minister has today started a verification exercise of South Sudanese refugees in Bidibidi refugee settlement in Yumbe district.
YUMBE: South Sudanese refugees in Bidibidi Settlement Camp in Yumbe district have asked the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) and other partners handling refugee affairs in the district to consider investing more resources in establishing vocational schools in the Camp.
YUMBE. A section of refugees in zone one of Bidibidi refugee camp in Yumbe district on Tuesday took to the streets to express grievance over the closure of one of the food distribution centres in the settlement.
YUMBE. Local leaders in Yumbe district of Uganda have warned refugees against cases of Domestic Violence.
YUMBE. Residents of the five sub counties hosting refugees in Yumbe district have protested the planned lease of over 2,000 acres of land they freely offered for settling South Sudan refugees.
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