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09:28
09:28

FPU Commandant Warns Fishermen Against Attempts to Bribe His Team 1 2

Addressing fishermen at Nakibanga Landing Site in Kyamuswa Sub County Kalangala District on Monday, Kirya said that he received reports about the move, which involves some district leaders and found it to be true.
12:53
12:53

Fishermen at Kitobo Landing Site Surrender Illegal Fishing Materials to FPU 1 3

Anywoli Zaake, a fisherman at Kitobo Landing Site, said that they decided to surrender the illegal fishing gears following the sensitisation by FPU.
19:31
19:31

Expensive Fishing Equipment Lost in Fire Outbreak 2 1

Three fishing boats with 25 horse power engines and their fishing nets have this afternoon perished in a fire outbreak at Nkose Landing Site in Mazinga Sub County of Kalangala District
10:37
10:37

Improved Prices Fuel Harvest of Immature Palm Oil Fruits OPUL 1 4 Top story

David Balironda, the Manager Kalangala Oil Palm Tree Out Growers Trust (KOPGT), says the increased prices have pushed farmers to harvest immature fruits. He, however, says this has led to the low-quality extraction rate in the mills, which has the potential of lowering the price of palm oil fruits.
14:48
14:48

Some Kalangala Fishermen Angry with Resumed Operations Against Illegal Fishing 5 1

Some fishermen in Kalangala have called upon Fish Protection Unit (FPU) Officers to stop destroying their boats while carrying out illegal fishing operations on Lake Victoria.
14:08
14:08

Islanders Feast As Dead Nile Perch Continues Floating on Lake Victoria 1 4 Top story

The death of the fish resulting from the change of the temperature in Lake Victoria has affected both the national and international markets.
08:03
08:03

MV Kalangala Increases Trip Ahead of Festive Season 2 3 Top story

Normally, the vessel leaves Kalangala for Entebbe at 8 am and Entebbe for Kalangala at 2 pm making two trips a day. However, now the vessel leaves Kalangala at 7:30 am and arrives at Nakiwogo by 11 am. It docks for 30 minutes while loading for another trip and leaves at 11:30 am and arrives at Lutoboka in Kalangala at 3 pm.
18:03
18:03

Nation Oil Distributors Suspend Transportation of Smoked Fish on MV Kalangala 1 2 Top story

This morning, fishmongers were surprised to find police officers on MV Kalangala checking all the cargo before it is loaded. All travellers with smoked fish were blocked from accessing the ferry ship not until they surrendered the fish to security operatives at the docking pier in Lutoboka.
15:28
15:28

Govt Vehicle Used to Smuggle Immature fish 1 2

Kiwanuka Faisal, a Kalangala District Local Gov't driver was allegedly found smuggling immature fish from Kalangala to Masaka using the district chairperson's vehicle.
13:43
13:43

Kalangala Hotels Maintain Price Cuts Despite Increase of Local Tourists 4

The growing number of local tourists is attributed to MV Kalangala and Entebbe Intenational Airport that resumed operations on October 1st, 2020. Service providers say few, if at all any, international tourists are visiting Kalangala.
08:03
08:03

Uganda Gets First Submarine Power Cable Linking Islands to Grid 2

We are now generating 1,200MW but only consuming 700MW - Minister
20:02
20:02

Passengers Stranded as MV Kalangala Management Observe Strict SOPs 2

The Kalangala District Chairperson Willy Lugoloobi says, number of passengers who use the vessel has increased and many Islanders are left stranded on piers
12:54
12:54

Kalangala Pineapple Growers Seek Gov't Help as Kenyan Market Fades 1 6

According to records by the District Production Office, Kalangala has at least 100 commercial pineapple farmers some of whom are also intercropping their plantations with mangoes and citrus fruits. But they are struggling to earn from the production due to lack of markets.
13:55
13:55

Kalangala Hotels Cut Prices To Attract Local Tourists 4 2

To rejuvenate tourism in the district, some hotel managers have had to cut the costs of accommodation and other services. Kalangala district has 600 guest rooms comprising both small lodges and advanced resorts.
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.
07:44
07:44

Village Savings: Kalangala Collects UGX 6 Billion 2

Daniel Muguluma, the Officer in Charge of the Village Savings and Loans Association, says the tremendous improvement in the saving culture amongst the people in Kalangala has led to further development in the area.
14:18
14:18

Kalangala Officials Attribute Inactive Fish Plants on Illegal Fishing, High Power Tarriffs 2 1

Hussein Kato, a fisherman at Kisaba landing site, says they expected to use the fish handling facilities to improve the quality from the area.
15:57
15:57

Garbage Piles Up in Kalangala Town Council 1

The town has several collection centres, however, all of them are filed with garbage, posing a health risk to the residents.
17:08
17:08

Island MPs to Consult on Amendment of Fisheries Act updf marines 1 3

The amendments are expected to update and define the responsibilities of all people who engage in fishing and regulation of the fish business.
16:09
16:09

Delayed Payment of Kalangala Palm Oil Farmers Linked to Theft of UGX 9Bn out-growers 1 2

Joel Tamale, the Leader of the Bunyama Palm oil cluster, says farmers are running out of patience since they dont have money to look after their gardens.
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