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14:02
14:02

Nine People Survive After Passenger Boat Capsizes on Lake Victoria 4

Ssemanda, Mutebi and other boat operators at Kasenyi landing site say the sailors should have first removed the laid fishing nets that had entangled the boat engines before embarking on the journey to Kisaba landing site.
08:44
08:44

Boat Capsizes on Lake Victoria With Unknown Number of Passengers 2 Top story

Preliminary reports by fishermen indicate that boat could have broken down when fishing nets got stuck in its engine. Moses Musiitwa, a fisherman at Kasenyi landing site, says that the boat capsized between Lukuba and Misenyi island after being hit by strong winds on the lake.
14:40
14:40

When Ugandan Civilians Buried Hundreds of Libyans Soldiers in 1979 8 2

Most of the sources say the corpses were hurriedly buried in gardens, in road reserves, or dumped in forests, swamps and Lake Victoria because some had started decomposing.
10:14
10:14

Mabirizi to Petition High Court over Ruparelia - Lake Victoria Abuse Case Rajiv Ruparelia 4 4

Mabirizi said he initiated private prosecution proceedings against Rajiv Ruparelia as a responsible citizen precisely because the National Environment Management Authority-NEMA and police would most likely not arrest or charge him for dumping soil in the lake.
17:09
17:09

MV Kalangala Resumes Operations 3 5

Sadala Musoke, the Managing Director of Nation Oil Distributors limited, which operates MV Kalangala, says the ferry was grounded for more than a month because some spare parts were not available in Uganda. He explains that the spare parts are usually imported from Italy and Turkey.
19:33
19:33

Fisheries Protection Unit Destroys Illegal Fishing Gear Worth UGX 447 Million 3 5

Entebbe Grade One Magistrate Naomi Sikoya presided over the exercise. She ordered for the the destruction of the illegal fishing gears that weighed over 12,000 kilograms.
11:03
11:03

Court Summons Rajiv Ruparelia over Abuse of Lake Victoria 1

Court has now summoned Ruperalia to appear in court on April 13 over the blatant abuse of Lake Victoria which he is being accused of perpetrating. This is after he failed to appear on the three occasions when the case was brought up in court.
12:12
12:12

Angry Hippo Continues Killing People in Wakiso 1

The LC 1 Chairman of Kavanyanja Swaibu Sseggane says the two fishermen were new in the area. "They screamed for help when the hippo first attacked their boat but the local community feared that they would suffer a similar fate. The same hippo killed a young fisherman called Emmanuel Muyunga last week. So residents fear that part of the Lake now."
17:54
17:54

Rajiv Ruparelia Asked to Comply to Environmental Laws 3 2

The NEMA Executive Director Dr. Akankwasah Barirega says that the developer has been ordered to adjust locations for the hotel, solid waste management site and waste disposal system.
11:08
11:08

NFA Permits FPU To Set up Temporary Headquarters in Kitubulu Forest 4 4

Our reporter has also seen a September 21, 2021 letter from the NFA Executive Director Tom. O. Okello granting the FPU commanding officer, Lt. Col Dick Kaija space on Gudda NFA land in Entebbe. He was responding to Kaija's September 15, 2021 letter, in which he made a request for space to set up their headquarters.
18:46
18:46

Storm Destroys Schools, Houses in Entebbe 3 5

The storm occurred during the heavy downpour that started after 2 am and ended at 6 am.
15:17
15:17

NFA, Police Demolish Fence Erected in Kitubulu Forest Reserve 5 3

An NFA spokesperson Julliet Mubi says Entebbe College School was built on the borders of Kitubulu Forest Reserve and that Joshua Ssenkungu was given a lease of 28 years in 1998 to carry out forest activities in the reserve.
10:39
10:39

Geological Museum Struggles to Replace Stolen Mineral Samples After 30 Years investment 4 3

Richard Kigwe, a Geologist at the facility explained to URN that for the last three decades, the lost glory of the museum has not yet been fully restored to the required level because vital samples were either robbed or tampered with.
12:48
12:48

DPP Takes over Rajiv Ruparelia's Case File 1 2

Mabirizi has protested the move to take over the case, saying the DPP wants to ‘kill’ the case.
10:28
10:28

Entebbe's "Mama Nalubaale" Vows to Fight Degradation of Lake Victoria Rajiv Ruparelia 3 4

Nakamya wants to save the lake from pollution resulting from discharge of untreated sewage, dumping of chemicals, soil and other substances that could affect aquatic life and water quality.
11:13
11:13

Mabirizi Institutes Environmental Degradation Charges Against Rajiv Ruparelia 3 4 Top story

Mabirizi says Ruparelia Group has been notorious for degrading Lake Victoria shores and this is an opportunity to punish one of its managers.
18:17
18:17

KACITA to Punish Vendor for Selling Nsenene Aboard Uganda Airlines 4 1

He says Mubiru is expected to return on Sunday November 28 and that traders will decide on his fate next week during a meeting. Musoke explains further that KACITA has been negotiating with Uganda Airlines for affordable air ticket prices and cargo fares. "So acts like these hamper our efforts,"Musoke adds, "and this is not the first time we are hearing about unruly traders on board. So we must punish Mubiru to instill discipline among traders."
13:34
13:34

Conservationists Want Incentives for Rangers, Communities 2 5

The conservationists argue that giving tokens or incentives to communities living near protected areas will encourage them to alert rangers when wild animals leave their habitats and also ensure fellow community members do not kill the animals.
19:19
19:19

Vets to Man Animal Drug Shops to Curb Resistance MAAIF 5

Ssentumbwe says the ministry will liaise with police to ensure professionals are manning the drugshops and also prescribing animal drugs across the country, not just in Kampala where operations have been carried out so far this year.
19:26
19:26

Agriculture Ministry, UPDF Distribute Impounded Fish to Prisoners, Vulnerable Persons 5 2

The fisheries directorate at the agriculture ministry and the Uganda People's Defence Forces Fisheries Protection Unit-FPU has today, Wednesday , distributed some of the impounded immature fish to Uganda Prisons Services and the vulnerable who include orphans and widows within Kampala Metropolitan area.
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