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10:32
10:32

Nakasongola Revises Local Revenue Estimates COVID 19 Lockdown 1 1 Top story

Betty Namukwaya the Secretary for Finance, Planning and Administration says the district resolved to lower its revenue expectations after failing to meet targets in past years over restrictions on key sources of revenue and elevation of trading centers to town councils.
17:20
17:20

Six Fishermen Drown in Lake Kyoga Illegal Fishing 1 1

James Elocu, one of the survivors told our reporter in a phone interview that they entered the lake around 6:00pm when there were no signs of bad weather. He explains that as soon as they started fishing, heavy rains accompanied by a storm started forcing them to seek refuge from the moving island.
07:44
07:44

Residents Blame Death of Five Fishermen on Corrupt Law Enforcement Officers Government 4 1

The Kadungulu Sub County LC III Chairperson, Peter Okomol Edeu Okomol blames the accidents on corrupt law enforcement officers on the Lake, especially the Police Marines, UPDF Fisheries Protection Unit and Fishery officers whom he claims often impound small boats and return them to fishermen after pocketing bribes.
13:41
13:41

School Reopening Plan Leaves L. Kyoga Water Victims 'Homeless' lake kyoga

The district has now secured tents and tarpaulins to provide temporary shelter for the residents as they work on a permanent site to enable learners to resume studies.
18:42
18:42

Breeding Areas Under Threat As Fishing Resumes on Lake Kyoga dr. edward rukunya 1 1

Lt. Julius Ankunda, the Fisheries Protection Unit Commandant in Serere and Kaberamaido says they are going to restrict breeding grounds to areas near the army deployment for easy monitoring.
10:28
10:28

Kagwara Fishermen Fail to Use Temperature Guns Lake Kyoga 2 1 Top story

Bernard Ariangu, the Chairperson of Fisheries Protection Unit- FPU at Kagwara Landing site, explains that they have not been able to take the temperature of any person since they received the temperature gun.
18:34
18:34

Gov't Lifts Fishing Ban on Lake Kyoga Serere district 1 Top story

State Minister for Fisheries, Helen Adoa, while flagging off the boats, said that Lake Kyoga was cleared for 11,000 boats but there was delay in the construction works.
15:40
15:40

Suspected Boat Thief Lynched After Court Sets Him Free lynching

The LCI Chairman of Kabasombwa village James Kwerigira explains that the fishermen surrounded Kagolo in his temporary house and destroyed it before he attempted to escape.
15:48
15:48

Lake Kyoga Fishermen Protest Size of Boats Recommended for Use 4 1

Before the lake is reopened for fishing, the unit has announced that only boats with the interior overall length of 28 feet will be registered as recommended by the fish act. But fishermen and their leaders are protesting the guideline which they say, does not apply to Lake Kyoga, on the basis of its water levels and cost of acquisition.
14:50
14:50

Fisheries Protection Unit Stuck with 41 Unclaimed Vehicles Lake Kyoga 3

Lieutenant Colonel Benon Namanya the commander of Fisheries Protection Unit at Lake Kyoga says that to date 73 vehicles and 25 motorcycles were returned to rightful owners while 41 vehicles and 109 motorcycles are unclaimed.
13:11
13:11

13,000 Households in Serere Displaced by Rising Lake Kyoga Water Levels flooding 2 3

In Bugondo Sub County, more than half of the 39 villages have been submerged, displacing 6,000 households.
12:29
12:29

OPM Delivers Relief Items to Nakasongola Flood Victims Lake Kyoga 1 Top story

The Nakasongola Chief Administrative Officer, Alex Felix Majeme, says OPM has delivered 11,838 kilograms of maize flour and 500 pieces of tarpaulins for distribution to the affected persons.
14:25
14:25

Construction of Recommended Boats Starts in Serere Lake Kyoga 2 2 Top story

John Peter Aseun, the Chairperson of the Fish Protection Unit in Ajuba, says much as they have mobilised people to register r as boat owners, fishmongers and fishermen, a good number is unable to meet the demands of the new fishing regulations due to financial constraints and lack of National Identity Cards.
13:43
13:43

Kagwara Fish Handling Facility Falls into Pieces Before Use Lake Kyoga 2 1 Top story

Michael Olobo, the Serere District NRM Chairperson who visited the landing site on Monday wants the contractor apprehended.
12:37
12:37

Illegal Fishing on the Rise in Teso Lake Kyoga 3 1

James Orono, a fisherman in Iruko Landing Site, Kadungulu Sub County in Serere district, says people have gone back to the lake because of the biting poverty.
08:54
08:54

Suspension of Fishing Activities Forces Serere Men to Flee Homes Lake Kyoga 3 1 Top story

“When soldiers came here, my husband ran away and has never returned. He was scared because we were told that those men are ruthless. I sold part of my cassava to buy wheat flour and other ingredients for making mandazi. That is how I’m trying to help these children but a majority of people don’t have money to enable this business thrive”, she said.
12:40
12:40

Two Month Lake Kyoga Fishing Ban Irks Amolatar Residents

In mid April, Lake Kyoga Management Organisation-LAKIMO slapped a two month ban suspending fishing activities to allow the Fisheries Protection Unit (FPU) coordinate the registration of fishermen and their boats.
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