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16:12
16:12

12 Rescued As Boat Capsizes on Lake Albert Boat accident 1 1

The boat accident occurred in the wee hours of Monday morning at around 2:30 am near Fofo landing site in Tonya Parish Buseruka sub-county Hoima district.
10:44
10:44

MP Mukitale Wants Buliisa Flood Victims Resettled in Bugungu Game Reserve Lake Albert 1 Top story

Simon Mutiti, a resident of Butiaba landing site in Butiaba Sub County is one of those displaced by the floods. According to Mutiti, he is currently experiencing untold suffering since his three houses were submerged by floods.
13:17
13:17

Suspected DRC Militiamen Rob Engine Boats on Lake Albert robbery 1

The armed militiamen raided the lake at around 2 a.m near Kaiso landing site in Kabaale sub-county Hoima district. They placed several fishermen at gunpoint and ordered them to surrender the engines.
12:49
12:49

Fishermen Recover Boat Engines After Paying Ransom to DRC Militiamen Lake Albert 1

The suspected DRC Militia raided Lake Albert near Kaiso landing site in Mbegu Parish, Kabaale sub county Hoima district robbing 19 boat engines and four fishing boats. The attack occurred on March,21,2021.
15:29
15:29

Ugandan Fishermen Pay Ransom to Congo Militiamen for Release of 6 Boat Engines DRC Militiamen 2 1

Fred Mujuni, the Chairman of Kaiso landing site fishing community told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Monday that the Congolese criminals released six of the nineteen boat engines after their owners each paid USD 500 to have their boat engine released.
12:48
12:48

DRC Militiamen Demand Ransom for Robbed Boat Engines Lake Albert 1

The militiamen raided the Lake on March 21, 2021, near the Kaiso Landing Site in Hoima district and robbed the boat engines from Ugandan fishermen, who were held at gunpoint. The attackers crossed into the Democratic Republic of Congo after the incident.
12:25
12:25

500 Illegal Boats Burnt on Lake Albert fishing nets 1 1

Lt. Col Ijjo says that they also impounded several tonnes of immature fish from the fishermen that they also set ablaze.
17:12
17:12

DRC Militia Robs 19 More Boat Engines on Lake Albert DRC Militiamen 1

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network on Sunday afternoon that although security teams were notified by the affected fishermen, it was too late for them to pursue the suspected militiamen because they had already fled and crossed to DRC. But, he adds, Ugandan authorities are already engaging counterparts in Congo to solve the recurring problem.
11:39
11:39

DRC Millitia Releases 16 Ugandan Fishermen DRC Militiamen 1

They were allegedly abducted on March 14, 2021, while fishing near the Kaiso Landing Site in Hoima district. It is alleged that four armed Militiamen raided the Lake Albert waters and put the fishermen at gunpoint before ordering them to surrender their possessions.
12:52
12:52

Traders Count Losses As Wanseko-Panyimur Ferry Remains Grounded Business 4 1

The ferry is the major link for business persons in the regional towns like Hoima, Kigorobya, Masindi, Biiso, Buliisa, Kikuube and Wanseko in Bunyoro in the Albertine, and Panyimur, Dei, Pakwach, Nebbi, Paidha and Arua in West Nile.
18:17
18:17

DRC Militiamen Abduct 16 Ugandan Fishermen in Hoima Lake Albert 1 1

Fred Mujuni, the chairperson of Kaiso landing site fishing community told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Monday afternoon that all the four-armed Congolese militiamen put the fishermen at gunpoint before ordering them to surrender all the fishing gear in their possession. They later crossed with them to DRC.
08:19
08:19

Over 1000 illegal Fishing Boats Burnt on Lake Albert 2 1

The illegal fishing gear was impounded in various operations, which started on Monday this week in Kikuube, Kagadi and Ntoroko districts under the Commander of Lt. Colonel Edward Ijjo.
07:24
07:24

FPU Impounds Over 100 Illegal Fishing Boats on Lake Albert UPDF 2

Lt. Colonel Edward Ijjo told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Wednesday afternoon that the operations were prompted by various complaints from the public on the usage of illegal fishing gear on Lake Albert.
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 3 1

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