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18:04
18:04

Death of Incarcerated German National Stirs Rage in Kalangala Kalangala Island 1

Glaser, also known as Bery, was on Wednesday granted a cash bail of 30 million Shillings by Kampala High Court Judge Moses Kazibwe to enable him to travel abroad for cancer treatment. However, he was sent back to prison after failing to raise the money and pronounced dead by Luzira prison authorities early today.
15:40
15:40

Covid-19 Suspects Starving At Kalangala Isolation Unit 2 1 Top story

Subsequently, Kalangala District Surveillance Taskforce begun to trace for all persons that had contact with the patient and admitted them into the Isolation Unit at Bishop Dunstan Secondary School in Kalangala town council.
09:17
09:17

Canoe Boat Catches Fire with 18 Passengers Onboard Marine Police 1

The boat was loaded with fish worth 40 million Shillings and other merchandise that included timber and a motorcycle. Mawaala LCI chairperson Gerald Kalyango says the boat engine sparked after experiencing a technical problem and lit three jerricans of petrol that were nearby.
16:22
16:22

Kaka, Kamukama Accused of Encroaching on Lutoboka Forest Reserve 2 2

Well as Victoria Forest Resort was awarded a permit by the National Forestry Authority to engage in eco-tourism development, the resort owners illegally cut down trees from the forest to construct cottages. Kaka on the other hand has no permit to use any demarcated part of the forest reserve. Other people using the forest for eco-tourism include Ssese Islands Tour Guides Association.
10:02
10:02

Kyamuswa Gets First Motor Vehicle Ambulance Ministry of Health 3 1

Nelson Kaggwa, a resident of Luwungulu landing site in Kyamuswa Sub County, says the ambulance is a huge relief since many patients on several islands have been struggling to get to Kyamuswa Health center IV for treatment.
20:06
20:06

NFA Moves to Evict Forest Encroachers in Kalangala 2 1

The residents encroached on the forest reserve in Kalangala town with expectations that the government would degazzete it for human settlement. The reserve covering 174 hectares of land, is now home to more than 400 residents.
13:17
13:17

Kalangala Town Council Employees Illegally Sell off Land to Private Developer 1 Top story

Investigations by the Town council Chairperson, Steven Kizza show that the former Town Clerk, Jude Mark Bukenya, former Physical Planner, Moses Ssentamu, District Surveyor, John Ssendi and a host of other officials illegally sold off 30 acres of land in the central business district to Kalangala Infrastructure Services without approval by the town council.
09:28
09:28

Residents Accuse ISO Operatives at Lwamayiba Safe House of Torture 4 1 Top story

The Kyamuswa Sub County LC III Chairperson, Charles Kavuma, says several fishermen who go fishing around the island are tortured by the soldiers and all their fishing gear impounded.
19:19
19:19

UPDF Unit Still Enforcing Fish Smoking Ban 7 Months after Gov't Set New Regulations 2 1

The UPDF Marine led by Lt Col. James Nuwagaba believed the move would quickly help end illegal fishing. Two years after the Fisheries Protection Unit recorded tremendous success in the fight against illegal fishing, several leaders including Kalangala LC V chairperson, Willy Lugoloobi started calling for the return of fish smoking.
16:17
16:17

Kalangala Receives UGX 100m to Boost Fish Farming Activities 1

The money will be distributed between four groups; Lutoboka Youth Fish Cage Farming Association, Lutoboka Women Fish Cage farming group, Bugoma Youth Association and Mutambala Fishing, to start fish cages and procure fishing gear, among others, fishing boats, nets and engines.
08:45
08:45

Kalangala Measles - Rubella Immunization Team Survives Motorboat Accident Ministry of Health 1

An eye witness Gerald Kalyango in a telephone interview with Uganda Radio network said the team has been moving in a canoe boat from Kyeseerwa island to Mawaala landing site on Funve Island before colliding with another fishing canoe boat about 300 meters away from Mawaala landing site.
22:58
22:58

Infighting Causes Poor Service Delivery in Kalangala -Report 1

The research organization interviewed up to 71 civil servants from the different local governing Units within the district. Amongst the interviewed employees, 67 said they have been affected by infighting and have on several occasions been transferred to distant, hard to reach areas because of their squabbles with their seniors.
11:21
11:21

Environmental Degradation in Kalangala Bothers Bishop Kaggwa 1

Kalangala’s forest cover has for the last seventeen years decreased by 46 per cent, according to a report by earth environment survey. Most forests have been cut down, replaced with Palm oil plantations, rice gardens while several other businessmen have invested in the illegal timber cutting business.
16:57
16:57

Two Oil Palm Workers in Kalangala Electrocuted Uganda Police Force 1

Amos Nyishiyamana and Teogne Ntawohashira, all Rwandese nationals died after they had boarded an out-grower truck carrying their sickles vertically. The sickles are used to harvest palm oil fruits from an oil palm plantation. The sickles got into contact with electric wires and the two were immediately electrocuted.
07:20
07:20

Kalangala Police posts Still in Sorry State Uganda Police Force 1 1 Top story

Sande Gerald Kayita, the Mazinga Sub county LC III chairperson, says the area is infiltrated by criminals who usually steal people’s property both on water and landing sites. Kayita says there is need for immediate intervention to uplift the police stations and outposts to handle the increasing theft on Lake Victoria.
13:12
13:12

NFA, Kalangala Leaders Clash over Land 1 1

The land located along the Kalangala Mulabana road is in three sub-counties including Mugoye, Bujumba and Kalangala town council.
18:56
18:56

U.S. Gov't Donates UGX 738m Watercraft to Kalangala 1

The donation under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief – PEPFAR was announced on Wednesday by the United States Ambassador Deborah Malac after concluding a three-day visit to the Ssese Islands.
14:01
14:01

Kalangala RDC Halts Allocation of Public Land office of rdc 2

Kikola halted the allocation of the land to private developers during a community meeting on Wednesday.
16:59
16:59

Body of 5-Year-Old Exhumed in Kalangala Uganda police Force 4 1

The investigating was today joined by Police Pathologist Moses Byaruhanga to exhume the body which was later taken to Mulago hospital mortuary for a postmortem Byaruhanga says that the exhumation is just one of the steps to facilitate a successful investigation into the alleged murder.
13:51
13:51

Leaders Seek Demarcation of Dark Spots on Lake Victoria 7 1

Last Month, a canoe boat with two fishermen collided with a mechanized marine vessel operated by oil Palm Uganda Limited between Funve and Kuye Islands. One person died instantly. Also, a cargo boat from Bubeke Island knocked a rock beneath water as it headed to Kasenyi Landing site in Wakiso district leaving 16 people severely injured on July 3rd this year.
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