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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 1 4

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.
16:01
16:01

Bukaleeba Central Forest Reserve Loses Shs 1.5 billion per year to Enchroachers 1

National Forestry Authority loses about shillings 1.5 billion annually as a result of encroachment on Bukaleeba Central Forest Reserve in Mayuge.
16:23
16:23

High Commodity Prices Affect Mayuge NAADS Procurement Process 1

High commodity prices have affected the procurement process of NAADS inputs in Mayuge. Close to 50 suppliers have not been paid.
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