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18:09
18:09

Marine Police Suspends Search for L. Albert Boat Accident Victims Lake Albert 1 1

The accident occurred when a boat carrying 18 passengers capsized near Ususa Landing Site in Kabwoya sub-county, Kikuube district. The boat was sailing to Sebigoro Landing Site.
11:31
11:31

Minister Nabbanja Wants Fishing Activities Halted on Lake Albert 1 1

Authorities in Kikuube and Hoima districts had already announced a suspension of fishing activities, in line with the nationwide lockdown announced by President Yoweri Museveni, as a measure to control person to person interactions and close possible loopholes in the management of the disease.
07:46
07:46

Uganda Hands Over Bodies of Suspected Congolese Militiamen Lake Albert 1 2

The two; Opio Ozelle and Singa Kowe were killed in a fire exchange with Uganda Peoples Defense Forces -UPDF soldiers on April 9, 2020, after they were found robbing Ugandan fishermen. Five others were also arrested by the UPDF while on the lake.
12:42
12:42

Marine Police Impounds 11 Boats on Lake Albert fishing boats 1 1

Robert Ngabirano, the Head of Marine police in Hoima and Kikuube districts says that some fishermen have become unruly and openly defied the presidential directives on the control of COVID-19. He says that the impounded boats will only be returned to the owners after the lockdown has been lifted.
18:13
18:13

Three Bodies Retrieved from Lake Albert boat accident 2 1

The bodies were of 56-year-old Piwegi Abyola, 27-year-old Ajaru Owonda and one only identified as Juma all residents of Ususa landing site in Kyangwali sub-county Kikuube district.
16:09
16:09

Lake Albert Boat Accident Kills Eight People 1

The boat was sailing from Kyenyanja landing site in Kabwoya sub-county to Kyakapere landing site in Kyangwali sub-county. Onboard were some of the people forcefully evicted by Uganda peoples Defence forces-UPDF soldiers from Kyenyanja landing site which is said to be one of the illegal landing sites in the area.
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.
12:08
12:08

Bunyoro Leaders Fault Gov't Over Planned Closure of Illegal Landing Sites Lake Albert 1 5

Pius Wakabi, the Bugahya county Member of parliament, says it is totally wrong for government to come up with a decision of closing the illegal landing sites during the lock down.
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 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.
11:20
11:20

Rising Water Levels Cause Flooding in areas Near Lake Albert community 3 2

The most affected areas are, Rwangara, Katanga, kacyankumo and Kanyansi and Kanara Ward. The residents say that the overflow of water is having a negative economic effect on people who depend on the lake for fishing.
15:04
15:04

Buliisa Man Killed By Crocodile Lake Albert 1

Majid Ajaru, an eye witness and relative to the deceased told Uganda Radio Network on Thursday morning that no sooner had the deceased dived in the lake than the crocodile emerged from the Lake and grabbed him.
13:04
13:04

Body of Congolese National Retrieved from Lake Albert fishermen 2

The deceased drowned in the lake on Sunday when a group of militiamen raided the lake to rob fishing gear from Ugandan fishermen at Kijangi landing site in Buseruka Sub County, Hoima district. It is alleged that the militiamen approached the group of fishermen and ordered them to surrender their fishing gear.
23:08
23:08

Congolese Militia, Ugandan Fisherman Drown in Lake Albert drowning 1 1

The duo drowned on Sunday night following a scuffle that erupted between the Ugandan fishermen on the lake with the suspected Congolese militiamen who invaded the lake robbing fishermen of their fishing gear.
14:32
14:32

Re-Emergence of Water Hyacinth Frustrates Fishing on Lake Albert fishermen 3 2

Vicent Okumu a fisherman at Wanseko landing site in Buliisa district says the weed forms dense-mat cover on water surface and affects the movement of fish, blocks boat access and the catching of fish.
17:09
17:09

Health Workers Abandon Ebola Screening Centers Over Pay Lake Albert 6 2 Top story

Bullisa district established Ebola screening centers last year to avert a possible infiltration by suspected Ebola victims from the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC where more than 2000 succumbed to the epidemic.
15:03
15:03

UPDF, Police Intensify Surveillance on Lake Albert Passangers 1

There is heavy deployment of Marine Police and UPDF Marine operatives on the lake doing patrols and arresting boat transporters with excess passengers and those transporting passengers without life jackets.
13:53
13:53

Marine Police Suspends Search for L. Albert Boat Accident Victims bodies 2 1

All the passengers on the boat, which capsized near Kamina landing site, were on a journey that Started from Ndaiga landing site to Lukwange in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where they sell fish and buy merchandise.
17:43
17:43

Four Bodies Retrieved from Lake Albert Boat accident 1 1

Four more bodies were retrieved from the lake on Wednesday evening.
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