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15:16
15:16

Armed Thugs Rob Boat Engine, Fishing Nets from Uganda Fishermen on Lake Albert Robbery 2 1

The armed men reportedly struck at around 11 pm on Sunday night and placed Loyi Okwaimungu,22, a fisherman from Kaiso landing site in Kabaale sub county at gunpoint.
17:07
17:07

Hippo Kills 12 Cows in Kikuube Hippopotamus 2 1

Keleb Karongo, one of the affected cattle keepers, says he has lost five cows in a period of three days following the persistent attacks on his animals by the hippo. He wants Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA to immediately intervene and drive the hippo away.
14:41
14:41

Gov’t Finally Kicks Off Construction of Butiaba Health Center III Lake Albert 3 1

Dr. Nelson Naisye, the Buliisa District Health Officer-DHO told URN in an interview that the construction works for the health facility have commenced and are expected to be completed within six months.
11:13
11:13

3,500 Buliisa Flood Victims Protest Delayed Resettlement Lake Albert 3 1

The Floods displaced thousands of people in Butiaba and Kigwera Sub counties and Butiaba town council in Buliisa district since March 2020. The floods submerged several homes destroying household property.
12:27
12:27

Bunyoro Fishermen Struggle to Send Children to School over FPU Operations Lake Albert 2 1

The affected fishermen have been left stranded without any economic activity forcing many of them to vacate the lake.
12:23
12:23

Bodies of Two Fishermen Retrieved from Lake Albert

The deceased fishermen are Godfrey Kandole 30 and another one only identified as Richard 35 both fishermen attached to Kibiro landing site in Kiganja Sub County. Their fishing boat reportedly capsized on Tuesday after it was hit by strong winds
09:47
09:47

FPU Distributes 1000 Kgs of Impounded Fish to Prisons, Army prisoners 2 1

The immature fish was impounded from various landing sites on Lake Albert in the Bunyoro sub-region, where the Fisheries Protection Unit-FPU has been conducting operations against illegal fishing gear since August.
08:41
08:41

Fishermen Starving as FPU Intensifies Operations on Lake Albert Starvation 5 1

There are approximately 56,000 fishermen on Lake Albert who harvest more than 100,000 tons of fish per year. But the Fisheries Protection Unit launched a massive crackdown on illegal fishing gear in August and has never ceased its operation against those involved in illegal Fishing since then.
14:04
14:04

Fisherman Drowns in Lake Albert 1

The deceased has only been identified as Moses; a fisherman attached to Hoima landing site in Tonya parish Buseruka sub county in Hoima district. The incident happened on Wednesday morning at around 8:30a.m
15:53
15:53

Border Residents in Hoima, Bundibugyo Living in Fear UPDF 1 5

John Tibasiima, a resident at Bugoma landing site in Kyangwali sub-county in Kikuube wants security to be heightened to ensure that they are protected from any possible attacks by the suspected ADF militants who may retaliate.
14:58
14:58

Lake Albert Fishermen Hit-Hard by Skyrocketing Fuel Prices Rising fuel prices 1 4

A Litre of petrol at most of the landing sites is up from sh4,000 to between 5,000 and 6,000 shillings.
02:04
02:04

Panicky Fisherman Jumps to his Death After Meeting FPU in Lake Albert 1

The deceased has only been identified as Owonda, a fisherman attached to Kijangi landing site in Tonya parish Buseruka sub county in Hoima district. Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson confirmed the incident saying they have launched investigations.
13:15
13:15

Five Arrested Over Brutal Murder of 42-year-old Man Lake Albert 1

The five suspects whose particulars have been concealed by police for fear of jeopardizing police investigations are accused of murdering Ramadhan Oyirwoth, a resident of Kapapi village in Kapapi sub county in Hoima district. The incident happened on Saturday night near Kamagongoro landing site in Walukuba parish Butiaba sub county in Buliisa district.
08:35
08:35

Fisheries Protection Unit Burns Over 200 Illegal Boats fishermen 1 Top story

According to Ndifula, the operations that are ongoing are aimed at strengthening national capacities to eliminate illegal fishing activities and increase the protection of transboundary resources. He says that the operations will spread to all the landing sites on Lake Albert until all illegal fishing activities are stopped.
14:21
14:21

Fishermen on Lake Albert Want Operation Against Illegal Fishing Gear Halted 2 2

The fisheries Protection Unit-FPU early this month launched an operation against illegal fishing gear on the Lake Albert.
15:51
15:51

Butiaba Health Centre III Workers Living in Fear of Crocodile Attacks Health workers 1 3 Top story

Moses Kaahwa, the Health Center In charge explains that the working condition at the facility is not good given the threats from the crocodiles.
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.
17:14
17:14

LC1 Chairperson on the Run Over Murder of Fisherman Lake Albert 1 1

It is alleged that the Chairperson together with three other suspects namely Patrick Balitwaha, John Byaruhanga and Moses Munaka - all fishermen attached to Kabanda landing site in Buseruka sub county Hoima district - killed Samuel Warom, 20, a fisherman attached to Mbegu landing site in Mbegu parish Kabaale sub county in Hoima district. The incident happened on Friday night at around 10p.m.
13:47
13:47

Two Arrested in Hoima Over Alleged Murder of Fisherman fishermen 1

The suspects are Patrick Balitwaha and John Byaruhanga both fishermen attached to Kijangi landing site in Mbegu parish, Kabaale sub county in Hoima district.
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.
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