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16:16
16:16

Bunyoro Flood Victims Cry Foul Government 2

In 2020, floods that resulted from the rising water levels of lake Albert submerged several homes on the shores of lake Albert in the districts of Kikuube, Hoima, Buliisa and Kagadi.
11:36
11:36

Three Fishermen Jump to Death into Lake Albert Fearing Arrest by FPU 2

While on the lake, the fishermen were arrested by the fisheries protection unit-FPU operatives who were patrolling the lake and accused them of using illegal fishing gear.
15:10
15:10

Hippo Kills Kikuube Fisherman Hippopotamus 1

It is alleged that Okello had gone alone for fishing expedition on the lake Albert waters on Friday, when the hippopotamus emerged from the Lake and grabbed him.
15:49
15:49

Hippopotamus Kills Fisherman on Lake Albert 1

Dismas Babyamaiso, the LCI Chairperson of Nsonga landing site, recounted that the hippo seized Zawadi and submerged with him into the depths of Lake Albert before fatally attacking him.
17:04
17:04

Crocodile Mauls 15-Year-old Boy in Buliisa Lake Albert

According to reports, Byamani and three friends went to fetch water when a crocodile suddenly emerged from the lake and seized him. His friends rushed back home, screaming for help, and alerted residents about the crocodile attack on their friend.
21:26
21:26

Armed Militia Attack Ugandan Fishermen on Lake Albert. DRC Militiamen 1

The six-armed robbers dressed in Congolese military camouflage raided the lake Albert waters in the wee hours of Sunday morning at around 3am near Runga landing site in, Kibiro Parish in Kiganja sub county.
16:08
16:08

Two Fishermen Survive Death on Lake Albert as Fire Guts Boat 1

Baker Ogen, the LCI Chairperson of the Rwentale landing site, confirmed that the fishermen were safely evacuated and are now out of danger.
18:14
18:14

Crocodile Mauls 72-Year-Old Man in Hoima Fisherman 1 1

It is alleged that Onviko on May 19th went for fishing on Lake Albert on. However, while on the lake, the crocodile emerged from the Lake and grabbed him.
12:33
12:33

Congolese Refugee Dies in Lake Albert Fishing 1

The deceased in his 20s whose particulars have not been established reportedly escaped from the Kyangwali refugee settlement area with two others whose particulars are also not established last week and went to carry out fishing activities at the Nsonga landing site in Buhuka parish, Kyanagwali sub county in Kikuube.
12:26
12:26

Two Fishermen Drown in Lake Albert drowning 1

According to reports, their fishing boat was hit by strong winds that caused it to capsize, leading to their deaths.
07:04
07:04

Teenager Drowns in Lake Albert drowning 1

Baker Ogen, the LC I Chairperson of Rwentali Landing Site told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Sunday afternoon that although the two fishermen sounded an alarm following the incident, it was too late for other fishermen to come to their rescue since they were a distance away from them.
07:17
07:17

Fisherman Drowns after Coming Under Hippo Attack Hippopotamus 1 Top story

Emmanuel Omirambe,35, from the Kyehoro landing site in Kabwoya sub-county in Kikuube district met his death on Wednesday around 11 pm.
11:25
11:25

Fishermen on Lake Albert Demand Heightened Security over Attacks DRC Militiamen 3 1

The affected fishermen are from the landing sites of Sebigoro, Kyehoro, and Nkondo in Kikuube, Kaiso, Kijangi, Fofo Rwentali, Mbegu, Kiryamboga in Hoima, Ndaiga, and Kitebere in Kagadi, Bugoigo, Butiaba, Walukuba and Wanseko in Buliisa.
17:49
17:49

Four Arrested on Lake Albert for Illegal Fishing FPU 1 2

The FPU also impounded fishing gear that included a boat, several sets of illegal fishing nets, and immature fish hooks among others.
11:52
11:52

Man Jumps to Death into Lake Albert Fearing Arrest by FPU fisherman 1 1

The deceased has been identified as Milton Gubaza, a fisherman attached to Runga landing site in Kibiro parish Kiganja sub county in Hoim district. The incident happened on Thursday evening.
15:16
15:16

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

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 1 2

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 1 3

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.
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