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17:21
17:21

Fishermen Applaud Army for Ridding Lake Albert of DRC Militiamen Lake Albert Attacks 1 4

Now Simon Baleke, a fisherman at Bugoma landing site in Kyangwali sub county in Kikuube says ever since the FPU commenced their operations on the lake, attacks by suspected Congolese militiamen on Ugandan fishermen have stopped. He wants the operation to continue to save them from being attacked by the suspected Congolese armed men.
13:22
13:22

Ugandan Fishermen Flee to DRC as FPU Intensifies Operations on Lake Albert Fishing 4 1 Top story

Those fleeing are from the landing sites of Butiaba, Wanseko, Bugoigo andKabolwa in Buliisa, Kijangi, Kaiso, Rwentale, Runga and Mbegu in Hoima, Nkondo, Sebigoro, Kyehoro, Bugoma and Kyekapere in Kikuube, Ndaiga and Kitebere in Kagadi.
09:34
09:34

Fishermen Decry Low Catch on Lake Albert low fish catch 1

Gilbert Wanadi, dealing in fish business at Kyehoro landing site in Kikuube district, says for months now fish has been a major problem for fishmongers and consumers, leading to the high price of fish in the area.
16:27
16:27

Leaders Demand Comprehensive Report on Lake Albert Shooting DRC Militiamen 4 1

On Monday three Ugandan fishermen were shot and critically injured by suspected DRC militiamen while carrying out fishing on the Lake Albert waters.
16:09
16:09

Suspected Armed DR Congo Militiamen Rob 8 Boat Engines on Lake Albert DRC Militiamen 1

The attack occurred in the wee hours of Saturday morning at around 5a.m near the Bugoma landing site in Buhuka parish Kyangwali sub county in Kikuube district.
11:32
11:32

Hippopotamus Hits Fishing Boat, Kills Two on Lake Albert Fishermen 1

The deceased fishermen are Richard Opio 27 and another one only identified as Mugegere both attached to Bugoma-Kinya landing site Buhuka parish in Kyangwali sub county Kikuube.The incident occurred on Sunday Morning at around 7a.m near Kinya landing site.
17:12
17:12

DRC Militia Robs 19 More Boat Engines on Lake Albert DRC Militiamen 1

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network on Sunday afternoon that although security teams were notified by the affected fishermen, it was too late for them to pursue the suspected militiamen because they had already fled and crossed to DRC. But, he adds, Ugandan authorities are already engaging counterparts in Congo to solve the recurring problem.
07:44
07:44

Residents Blame Death of Five Fishermen on Corrupt Law Enforcement Officers Government 1 4

The Kadungulu Sub County LC III Chairperson, Peter Okomol Edeu Okomol blames the accidents on corrupt law enforcement officers on the Lake, especially the Police Marines, UPDF Fisheries Protection Unit and Fishery officers whom he claims often impound small boats and return them to fishermen after pocketing bribes.
16:41
16:41

Police Hands Over Two Congolese Soldiers to UPDF Fishermen 1 1

The Congolese soldiers were arrested on Friday night last week while robbing Ugandan fishermen of their boats, nets and boat Engines near Bugoigo landing site in Buliisa district and Dei in Pakwach district.
14:32
14:32

Two Lake Edward Kidnap Victims Were Killed- Survivor Fishermen 3 7

The said operatives kidnapped 10 fishermen in the wee hours of August 2, 2020, and later placed a four million Shillings bounty for their release. The fishermen included David Mucunguzi, Innocent Twinomujuni, Shabul Nabasa, Jackson Tumuhamye, Benjamin Tusasibwe, Nicholas Sunday, Kenneth Kabasharira, Nicholas Tumwesigye, Patrick Bwiho and Jackson Musinguzi.
15:19
15:19

Fishermen in Kasese Task Candidates to Protect Fishing Business 5 3

Rogers Kule also working from Katwe landing site demands candidates to have clear manifesto’s on how they will revamp the fishing industry that has significantly sunk down.
12:45
12:45

Abducted Ugandan Fishermen Freed Ransom 1 Top story

According to Mujuni, each fisherman paid Shillings 1.7 million to the militiamen to regain their freedom. Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson, says the fishermen were freed following the intervention of Ugandan security officials who engaged their Congolese counterparts.
18:05
18:05

Armed Congolese Militiamen Abduct 16 Ugandan Fishermen, Rob 20 Engines and 20 Boats abduction 1 2

The incident happened near Kaiso and Kijangi landing sites in Buseruka sub county in Hoima district and Sebigoro landing site in Kabwoya sub county in Kikuube district in the wee hours of Saturday at around 2AM.
14:28
14:28

Armed Congolese Militia Rob Engines on Lake Albert Attacks 1 1

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network on Friday that the four suspected Congolese militiamen all armed with guns struck at around 1AM and put the Ugandan fishermen at gunpoint before ordering them to surrender to them the two boat engines.
13:04
13:04

Evicted Fishermen Advised to Embrace Farming Government 1 1

More than 200 landing sites in the districts of Hoima, Buliisa and Kikuube were listed for closure by the government, for allegedly facilitating the illegal movement of people to and from the Democratic Republic of Congo at the height of a lockdown occasioned by an outbreak of Coronavirus Disease. The first phase of the process saw at least 61 landing sites closed in May.
12:15
12:15

Evicted Lake Albert Fishermen Stranded eviction 3 3

The fishermen and their families were evicted on Thursday from Songagagi and Nana landing sites in Kigorobya and Buseraku sub counties respectively in Hoima district.
13:11
13:11

Hoima Police Releases 60 Fishermen Lake Albert 2 1

The fishermen were on Sunday night found fishing on Lake Albert waters in Hoima and Kikuube districts in violation of the COVID-19 curfew.
12:01
12:01

60 Fishermen Arrested For Defying Covid19 Directives fishing 1 1 Top story

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network this morning that the arrested fishermen are locked up at Kaiso police station pending transfer to Hoima Central Police station.
12:50
12:50

Two Fishermen Drown in Lake Albert boat accident 1

The deceased have only been identified as Owonda 50 and Dickon 42 both fishermen attached to Nana landing site in Tonya parish Buseruka sub county Hoima district.
14:11
14:11

Over 1000 Starving Fishermen Vacate Lake Albert security 1 5 Top story

In March this year, Hoima and Kikuube District Security Committees suspended fishing activities and boat operations on Lake Albert to prevent the spread of Corona virus.
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