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18:54
18:54

Amuriat Promises to End Brutality Against Fishermen on Lake Kyoga Fishing 2 2

While campaigning in Nakasongola town Amuriat said that the conditions are harsh and leave only rich people to benefit in fishing.
15:52
15:52

New Wave of Floods Leaves Thousands Displaced in Nakasongola displaced persons

The rising waters which have also cut off roads, blocking access to Lwampanga R/C Primary School and several homes in the neighbourhood. Several toilets have also been submerged creating a sanitation crisis in the area.
12:57
12:57

Reopening of Schools Occupied By Lake Kyoga Victims Postponed school reopening

David Sserubombwe, the LC III Chairperson of Nabiswera sub-county says the affected people have nowhere to go because their houses were destroyed yet the sub-county is yet to identify an area where they could be resettled.
13:41
13:41

School Reopening Plan Leaves L. Kyoga Water Victims 'Homeless' lake kyoga

The district has now secured tents and tarpaulins to provide temporary shelter for the residents as they work on a permanent site to enable learners to resume studies.
20:52
20:52

Nakasongola Bans Daytime Fishing on Lake Kyoga Illegal Fishing 1

Mariam Nabutaka the District Female Councillor for Lwampanga sub county says that they directive was brought in good faith to fight illegal fishing and fishermen should adhere.
16:31
16:31

Crocodile Devours Fisherman in Nakasongola crocodile attack

It's reported that Zziwa met his death on Thursday night after he sneaked into the Lake Kyoga to lay fish traps along the shorelines. In the process, he was captured by a crocodile and eaten alive, according to Ronald Ssedinda, a fisherman at Kibuye Landing Site.
11:54
11:54

Kayunga Leaders Seek Help to Rescue Residents in Flooded Areas river ssezibwa 1 2

Fred Ssembajwe, one of the affected residents says he is dismayed by the government’s failure to relocate them despite persistent pleas for help. Ssembajwe says they are stuck with nowhere to go, and no one to help.
15:13
15:13

Bodies of Two Drowning Victims Retrieved from Lake Kyoga 1

Kabasombwa village Chairman James Kwerigira explains that the two fishermen had gone fishing at around at 11 p.m. on Sunday night when the tragedy occurred. Kwerigira suspects that their canoe was hit by heavy winds.
11:40
11:40

Two More Fishermen Drown In Lake Kyoga

Isah Ssemwogerere the Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson says the two drowned at around 8pm when they sneaked into Lake Kyoga and tried to engage in illegal fishing using locally made canoe
07:51
07:51

Lake Kyoga Displaces Thousands in Nakasongola Starvation 1 2

James Kwebigira, the Local Council Chairperson of Kabasombwa village, says that about 1,000 people are currently residing in two community schools but are facing starvation and sanitation crisis.
15:25
15:25

Two Fishermen Drown in Lake Kyoga fishing canoes 2

The Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson Isah Semwogerere says that the Police Marine Unit has retrieved the dead bodies of two fishermen and they are in process of handing them over to bereaved families for burial.
18:21
18:21

Two Fishermen Drown in Lake Kyoga Drowning 2

One of the deceased has been identified as Samuel Ocii, 49, a resident of Zengebe landing site in Nakasongola district, who reportedly drowned at Munami landing site in Lake Kyoga while trying to engage in fishing on Sunday night. The second fisherman who drowned at Kyebisire landing site in Lwampanga sub-county is yet to be identified.
14:00
14:00

Number of People Displaced by Lake Kyoga Reaches 3000 disease outbreak 1 2 Top story

George William Lubega, the Lwampanga Sub county LC 3 Chairperson explains that the water from Lake Kyoga has submerged several homes forcing over 3000 residents to flee for their lives. He says the number of displaced persons is likely to increase as the water levels continue rising.
10:31
10:31

Lake Kyoga Rises, 45 Families Displaced In Nakasongola floating island 4 1 Top story

Julius Ssebukeera, a resident of Munami village, says heavy winds pushed water into their houses on Tuesday night prompted them to flee for dear life.
12:58
12:58

Fishing Ban On Lake Kyoga Extended To December 4

Sam Kigula the LC 5 Chairperson of Nakasongola says that the extension of the ban came after a review meeting held recently under Lake Kyoga Integrated Management Organization at Amolator headquarters where they found out that illegal fishing was still prevalent.
16:11
16:11

Five Drown in Lake Kwania sub county

Samuel Abedi, the Amolatar District Police Commander, says they have so far recovered the bodies of Carlos Ogwal, 6, Michelle Akello, 3 and their mother, Lillian Ayugi, 32 years. He says they are still searching for the bodies of two other accident victims.
13:09
13:09

Delayed Repair of MV 2 Kyoga Ferry Irks Travelers resident 1 1 Top story

Mark Ssali, the UNRA Spokesperson, says they are in the process of procuring some spares to fix the faulty ferry.
17:46
17:46

Over 350 UPDF Soldiers To Be Deployed On Lake Kyoga village 2 1

Sam Kigula, the chairperson of Lake Kyoga Integrated Management Organization, an Umbrella body for all districts that share the Lake, says they petitioned President, Yoweri Museveni for additional deployment given the fact that the Lake is shared by 11 districts.
07:14
07:14

Seven Drown In Lake Kyoga in Two Months operation 2 1

Nsamba says they have also appealed to the Fisheries Protection Unit to resume their operations on the Lake and fight the practice of fishermen gazetting certain spots on the lake, which is fueling clashes.
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