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07:23
07:23

Residents Clash With Catholic Priests Over Access Road 4

Janet Mulondo, a resident, said that the area is covered with a thick forest comprising of both bamboo and eucalyptus trees, arguing that cutting down some trees to gazette a recognized road will help to curb crime.
08:01
08:01

FPU Impounds Illegal Fishing Gear in Busoga Mayuge 1 1

The dealers normally store the illegal fishing nets in their homes and sell them off to clients, most of whom in the end act as their agents within the remote landing sites across different lakes within the country.
08:22
08:22

Fish Worth UGX 350m Poisoned in Mayuge District farm 3 2

The farm, owned by a group of 30 youths, had 21,000 pieces of mudfish species and 30,000 pieces of tilapia fish species, which were slated for harvest on Monday next week. Emmanuel Mbusa, an employee at the farm says that he noticed fish floating on the ponds on Thursday morning and later learnt that all the fish had been killed.
10:54
10:54

FPU Destroys 1,000 illegal Fishing Nets in Mayuge area 2 2

The illegal nets comprised 1,044 beach seines and 88 monofilament nets which they say have been depleting the lake of all its’ fish species.
15:05
15:05

Redeployment of FPU Excites Mayuge, Jinja fishermen government 4 1

The fishermen told URN on Thursday that some fishermen had resorted to fish poisoning so as to harvest more yet in the long run threatening the sustainability of the fisheries sector to compete on the global market.
15:43
15:43

Fuel Siphoning Frustrates Efforts to Minimize Contact Between Truck Drivers, Highway Communities police spokesperson 5 1 Top story

“As a community, we feel it is not safe for us but, we can’t do anything about it because those engaged in this business are powerful people. These youths plant Jerry cans in front of our shops and whenever trucks make stop overs. An average of 10 boys gather to interact with the drivers as they siphon fuel,” he said.
08:03
08:03

Busoga Kingdom Threatens to Evict Bufulubi Prisons Over Rent Arrears government 2 1

Speaking to journalists after overseeing the survey of Kingdom land in Jinja and Mayuge districts on Saturday, Muvawala, said their demands notices to the Prison authorities to clear the rent have gone without any response.
16:13
16:13

Busoga Out Growers Protest Low Sugarcane Prices district 4 1

The farmers under their umbrella; Busoga Sugarcane Out Growers’ Association, argue that the cost of production in terms of fertilizers, cultivation, and transportation of cane from farms to the mills is higher than the payments farmers receive at the end of the chain.
07:25
07:25

State House Field Officers Suspended Over Missing Piglets resident 1

Shilaku suspended the trio following a directive from State House to investigate circumstances surrounding the disappearance of piglets that were meant to be distributed in Kityerera town council.
07:23
07:23

Busoga Forest Company Closes Briquettes project charcoal briquettes 1 1

Aggrey Sajjabi, the Bukatuube parish chief says most of the affected employees got jobs through his office. The employees have been earning between Shillings 120,000 to 300000 each month.Ayub Isooba, a resident of Buwolomero village in Bukatuube Sub County says he is struggling to fend for his family since he was laid off.
07:44
07:44

Mayuge Sugar Industries to Produce 23MW of Power

Kamlesh Khan, the Managing Director Mayuge Sugar Industries, says they are ready to produce power and supply it to the main grid.
13:43
13:43

Mayuge Records Improved Fish Catch mayuge evictees 1

James Oyoki, the Bwondha landing site Beach Management Unit chairperson says their fish catch has improved to over 1700kilograms in two days up from between 300 and 500Kilograms previously.
09:46
09:46

Fire Guts Mayuge Sugar Factory

Mayuge sugar factory has been temporarily shut down to pave way for investigations into a fire that gutted it yesterday.
09:53
09:53

Use of Agricultural Chemicals Takes Toll on Bee Keeping in Busoga honey bees 2

Bee farmers in Busoga region are counting losses after several hives have been depleted by prolonged use of agricultural chemicals.
12:25
12:25

Poor Saving Culture Hampers SACCO Operations in Fishing Communities saccos 6

Savings and Credit Cooperatives (SACCOs) in the fishing communities along the Lake Victoria shores are struggling due to a poor saving culture.
10:41
10:41

Mayuge BMU Officials Arrested for Illegal Fishing

Jackson Wadanya, a Commissioner with the ministry of Fisheries says the BMU’s under the supervision of district fisheries officials were given up to six months to fight against illegal fishing but most of them have found illegal fishing lucrative and became part of the gang they were sent to fight.
10:23
10:23

Government Accused of Pampering Investors environmental laws 2

Basalilwa says investors have become untouchable adding that, whoever raises any complaints against them is asked to shut up on allegations of economic sabotage.
15:10
15:10

Mayuge Sugar Factory Increases Cane Buying price

Mayuge Sugar Factory has increased the buying price of sugarcane from out growers.
08:04
08:04

Mayuge Sugarcane Outgrowers Ask For Pay Rise sugar production 1

Over 2000 Sugarcane out growers in Mayuge district are pushing for a pay increase for a kilogram of sugarcane and the issuance of delivery notes, on delivery of the cane at the Mayuge sugar factory.
11:48
11:48

Rejection of Immature Fish Yields Fruits for Uganda fishing tax

Lubega said on Wednesday that rejection of immature fish by most local exporters has now resulted into a greater reduction of harvesting immature fish on Lake Victoria by the fishermen.
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