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

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.
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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.
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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
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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
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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.
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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.
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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
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Over 1000 Starving Fishermen Vacate Lake Albert security 5 1 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.
11:11
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Fisheries Operation Claims One, Two Others Injured Lake Edward 5 1 Top story

John Patrick Mayanja, the Chairperson of fishermen at Kishenyi Landing Site, says the soldiers arrived when the fishermen were checking on their nets and shot at them.
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DRC Militiamen Still Holding Ugandan Fishermen Lake Albert 1

The fishermen were allegedly put at gunpoint before the militiamen crossed with them to DR Congo.
11:20
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DRC Militiamen Abduct Four Ugandan Fishermen abduction 1 1

The abducted Fishermen have only been identified as Okello,Jawia,Onen and Osaga all fishermen attached to Kijangi landng site Buseruka Sub county Hoima district.
11:19
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Bodies of Ugandan Fishermen Retrieved from Lake Albert Lake Albert waters 1

According to available information, the gunmen who were dressed in military uniform intercepted the fishermen and ordered them to surrender their fishing gear before they shot them. The forth fisherman identified as Ajaru Chobidongo jumped into the water and managed to get away from the gunmen.
12:08
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DRC Militia Kills Three Ugandan Fishermen on Lake Albert 3

Ajaru Chobidongo, a survivor of the attack told Uganda Radio Network that the suspected militiamen dressed in camouflage uniform attacked their boat and held them at gunpoint. They were eventually ordered to surrender their fishing gear.
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Body of Congolese Refugee Retrieved from Lake Albert Fishermen 1

The deceased refugee Identified as Mandero Jaandengidu 25 is said to have escaped from Kyangwali refugee settlement area last week to go and carry out fishing activities on the lake Albert waters.
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Two Suspected Congolese Militiamen Arrested on Lake Albert gun 2 1 Top story

According to Obura, four Congolese militiamen, armed with an AK 47 rifle raided Lake Albert waters near Nkondo landing site in the wee hours of Tuesday morning and started robbing fishing gear including fishing nets, hooks and boat engines from Ugandan fishermen.
12:01
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Congolese Militiamen Attack Ugandan Fishermen on Lake Albert 1 Top story

Rogers Tumwesige, one of the affected fishermen, says that four armed men dressed in Congolese military uniforms put them at gun point and ordered them to surrender whatever they had on them. He says that after executing their mission, the militiamen crossed to the Democratic Republic of Congo.
14:19
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Fisheries Protection Unit Officers Shoot Fisherman Fishermen 1 1 Top story

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network this morning that the operatives raided Sebigoro landing site around 11pm and started confiscating immature fish from fishermen.
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Fishermen Want Bodies of Killed Colleagues Returned Government 3

The deceased persons are only identified as Patrick 33, Moses 24, Jakwonga and Olivier 25, all fishermen attached to Kaiso landing site in Tonya Parish Buseruka sub county Hoima district. The fishermen were attacked by a group of eight men armed with three guns, panga's, spears, bows and arrows in November last year.
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Bunyoro Fishermen Accuse NIRA Officials Of Extortion 5

The most affected Fishermen are from the landing sites of Hoimo, Kaiso, Nkondo, Sebigoro, Kijangi, Kyehoro,Kiryamboga and Kyehoro in the sub counties of Kigorobya, Buseruka, Kyangwali and Kabwoya in Hoima and Kikuube districts.
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