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14:20
14:20

Congolese Nationals Continue Flocking Into Uganda Despite Border Closure Lake Albert 3 1

Alfred Onenchan, the second in Command at Kaiso Immigration offices in Hoima district, says they are unable to patrol all landing sites due to manpower gaps. He says as a result, some Congolese Nationals use illegal landing sites to sneak into the country.
13:00
13:00

Fishermen Recover Fishing Gear After Paying Ransom to DRC Militiamen Lake Albert 1 1

Wanzalla Okechi, one of the affected fishermen who is still pursuing the release of his boat engine, fishing boat and 14 sets of fishing nets told Uganda Radio Network in a telephone interview this morning that the militiamen are demanding US$ 500 to release his fishing gear.
14:58
14:58

Leaders in Buliisa Protest Delayed Resettlement of Flood Victims Floods 2 3

Simon Agaba Kinene, the Buliisa LCV Chairperson says that they have submitted several reports to the government through the office of the prime minister for intervention in vain.
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.
09:04
09:04

Two Congolese Soldiers Arrested Lake Albert 1 1

According to reports, the armed Congolese soldiers carried an impromptu raid on the fishermen at around 9 pm accusing them of encroaching on the Congolese side. They arrested the fishermen and took away their gears to Congo.
19:08
19:08

Flood Victims in Bunyoro Demand to be Resettled Lake Albert 1 3

While campaigning in the Bunyoro sub-region last month, President Museveni promised that government would avail land to have the victims resettled immediately.
14:26
14:26

14 More Bodies of Lake Albert Accident Victims Recovered Boat accident 1 Top story

At least 57 people were aboard the boat that capsized near Songa-Lendu landing site in Buliisa district while heading to Panyimur fish market in Pakwach District. Twelve people escaped the accident as they were rescued by fishermen. Police have since attributed the boat accident to dangerous loading.
14:59
14:59

30 Feared Dead on Lake Albert deceased persons 1 Top story

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region police spokesperson, says marine police has joined local fishermen to search for the bodies of the missing businessmen. He says the retrieved bodies are still lying at Songalendu landing site as police make arrangements to transport them to Buliisa Hospital mortuary for postmortem.
12:09
12:09

UPDF Probes Extreme Extortion on Lake Albert. 1 1

According to the fishermen, they are charged up to half a million shilling per boat to access the lake to carry out fishing.
19:58
19:58

OPM Delivers Relief Items to Kagadi Flood Victims Lake Albert 1

More than 4,000 people in Ndaiga Sub County were displaced from their homes because of floods resulting from increased water levels of Lake Albert.
12:34
12:34

Body of Unidentified Man Recovered from Lake Albert fishermen 1

According to Aweera, the deceased who is believed to be in his 50’s isn’t known in the area. Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region police spokesperson, says the body is lying at Buliisa general hospital pending postmortem and positive identification. .
11:22
11:22

Floods Kill One in Buliisa. Fisherman 1

The deceased identified as Bright Musinguzi 32, a resident of Kigoya village Buliisa sub county Buliisa district was swept away by floods resulting from the water levels of Lake Albert on Wednesday Morning.
07:37
07:37

Ugandan Fishermen Demand Immediate Release of 16 Abducted Colleagues Lake Albert 1 2 Top story

John Kato, a fisherman at Sebigoro landing site in Kikuube district, says the fate of the fishermen is unknown since they haven’t heard from them since Saturday. He wants the government to immediately intervene and compel the Congolese government authorities to set the fishermen free.
08:56
08:56

Two Fishermen Drown in Lake Albert drowning 1

The deceased fishermen have been identified as Joseph Jabila 19 and Angomoko Jakwonga 27 both fishermen attached to Kiryamboga landing site in Tonya parish Buseruka sub county Hoima district.
18:23
18:23

Pictorial: Floods Cause Havoc in Kanara Sub County Lake Albert

The flood victims comprising mainly mothers and children have taken refuge in schools and churches. Majority of the displaced households have called for resettlement.
15:07
15:07

3,500 Buliisa Flood Victims Uncertain of Shelter When Schools Reopen Lake Albert 1 4

Following the floods, the displaced victims sought shelter at Butiaba, Bugoigo and Wanseko Primary Schools among others, where they are still living up to date.
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.
12:57
12:57

Fisherman Drowns in Lake Albert boat accident 1

The deceased has been only identified as Kumakech, a fisherman attached to Mbegu landing site in Kabaale Sub county Hoima district. His other colleague who survived the boat accident is only identified as Opio.
17:33
17:33

Buliisa Flood Victims Demand to be Resettled Lake Albert 1 4

The victims now want the government to acquire land and have them resettled since the floods are not likely to end soon and could affect their livelihoods for many years.
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