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10:50
10:50

Over 65% of Amolatar’s Road Network Ravaged by floods Lake Kyoga 1 6 Top story

Geoffrey Ocen, the District LCV chairperson says over 65% of the entire road network in the district has been affected by the floods. Adding that their attempts to fix it has been futile since the water levels keeps rising.
14:40
14:40

Fisherman Drowns As Illegal Fishing Resumes On Lake Kyoga drowning 2 1

Isah Ssemwogerere, the Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson explains that Ssonko was fishing together with his colleague identified as Robert Kamya on Saturday evening using a canoe locally known as Tukutuku, which capsized after being hit by strong winds. He says that Ssonko drowned but Kamya managed to swim to the shores.
15:04
15:04

Nakasongola Fishermen Frustrated over Low Fish Catch Lake Kyoga 2 1

Tom Bukenya, the Assistant Regulations and Quality Assurance Control Commissioner at Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries says that government can’t allow fishermen to resort to illegal methods so as to catch more fish.
17:10
17:10

Prohibitive Boat Costs Irk Nakasongola Fishermen boats 6 1

Several fishermen at Kibuye landing site in Lwampanga sub county have failed to raise 1.7 million shillings needed to buy a boat.
09:08
09:08

Residents Capture Killer Crocodile Lake Kyoga 3 4 Top story

Mubarak Munafualiwo, who led a team of other fishermen to track down and capture the crocodile says it attempted to attack their colleagues’ boat near the shores prompting them to lay traps for it.
07:57
07:57

Brutal Operations Against Fishermen Dent NRM Support in Nakasongola Lake Kyoga 1 3

John Katalikawe a fisherman in Lwampanga sub county says that he depended on fishing for survival but the ban left him unemployed and struggling to look after his family.
15:44
15:44

Rising Lake Kyoga Waters Cut Off Ntimba Parish 3 2 Top story

Swalleh Matovu Kakeeto, the Kawongo LC I Chairperson, says 200 people have relocated to unknown destinations and those remaining are starving after losing all their crops.
04:49
04:49

Rising L. Kyoga Water Submerges 549 Latrines in Nakasongola pit latrines 2 1

In Nakasongola, a total of 549 pit latrines across the sub-counties of Kalungi, Lwampanga, Lwabyata and Nabiswera have been swept off by the overriding water, according to a report on the impact of the rising water levels released by Nakasongola Chief Administrative Officer Alex Felix Majeme.
11:00
11:00

State of Health Centres in Buyende District Shocks MPs road 2 1

Beatrice Rwakamari, the Ntungamo woman MP says that the district is neighbouring Lake Kyoga but it lacks gazetted quarantine centres which make it hard for them to track down suspects.
16:36
16:36

FPU, Fishermen Admit Errors In Illegal Fishing Operations Lake Kyoga 4 1

Rogers Mugerwa Bisaso, the LC 1 Chairman Ninga Village and Fishermen’s Association leader, says some fishermen also attacked and injured soldiers forcing them to fight back using brutal force.
12:55
12:55

Nankabirwa Weed Devastates Kaliro, Buyende Fishing Communities people 3 1

The weed was first seen on Uganda's water bodies in 2013, according to data at the National Fisheries Resources Research Institute and has since spread to cover parts of Lake Kyoga and Albert. According to water and fisheries experts, the giant Salvinia Molesta is worse than the water hyacinth.
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