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12:59
12:59

Minister Adoa Accuses Police of Frustrating Efforts to Eliminate Illegal Fishing Practices Extortion of Money 2 1

James Erongu, a resident of Kadungulu Sub County says that the Police take every opportunity to extort money from unsuspecting community members. He, however, says that when it comes to illegal fishing practices, both the Police and army are extorting money from the culprits.
13:39
13:39

Construction of BKK Ferry Docking Pier Starts in Kagwara 2 1

Okello explains that whereas Kagwara works await approval from Uganda National Roads Authority- UNRA to move to another level, the contractor is mobilizing resources to commence works at Bukungu and later, Akampala landing sites.
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.
14:23
14:23

Minister Adoa Orders Arrest of Contractor for Delaying Boat Construction Minister Helen Adoa 2 1 Top story

David Ongom Mudong, the East Kyoga Region Police Spokesman, says the contractor has been charged with sabotaging government program vide SD Reference 35/07/08/2020 of CPS Serere. He says police are conducting inquiries into the matter.
16:50
16:50

Fishermen Reap Big at Kagwara After Fishing Ban Nile Perch 2 1 Top story

Bernard Ariangu, the Chairperson of Fisheries Protection Unit- FPU at Kagwara landing site, says the least each boat gets per day is 30 kilograms of Nile Perch.
12:29
12:29

Unregistered Fishermen in Serere Resort to Illegal Fishing serere district 3 1

Sam Opolot, an elder in Kagwara Landing Site wants all the fishermen engaged in illegal fishing prosecuted. He observes that it has persisted because there is no punitive action for the culprits.
15:11
15:11

Poor State of Roads Irks Serere Leaders Serere District 1 1

The road network in the district has worsened following the rising water levels from Lake Kyoga that has cut off roads to the main landing sites in the district. Currently, Kagwara, Mugarama and Mulondo landing sites main access routes in Serere are inaccessible.
08:01
08:01

Pictorial; Families Thrilled as Gov't Lifts L.Kyoga Fishing Ban Minister Helen Adoa

The suspension of Fishing activities rendered thousands of households vulnerable because many of them solely depended on the lake for their livelihood. Many people, who had never been to their homes for long, had to relocate from landing sites that had become part of their lives.
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.
12:47
12:47

Fisheries Protection Unit Accused of Aiding Illegal Fishing in Serere RDC Geoffrey Okiswa 2 1

Illegal fishing activities are on the rise in Serere due to the alleged collusion between FPU and the fishing communities.
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.
12:51
12:51

Serere Fishermen Cry Foul Over Forest Land 1 3 Top story

Simon Okwi, the Parish Councilor for Kagwara says his voters were told to form an association in order to be considered by NFA, a development he notes enabled them to plant trees. He notes that the team was surprised when NFA came in to mark and split the forest into blocks without considering the locals.
15:09
15:09

Fisheries Police Shoot Fishmonger in Serere RDC Geoffrey Okiswa 1 1

Tom Ejigu was shot in the leg while carrying fish on his motorcycle along Ochapa Road, according to a police officer in Serere who spoke on condition of anonymity.
14:49
14:49

Fishermen in Serere Struggling to Survive over Fishing Ban Serere District 1 2

Simon Okwi, the Parish Councilor of Kagwara says the situation of the fishing community has been worsened by the COVID-19 lock down. He notes that some families have split, leaving children to fend for themselves.
12:08
12:08

Pictorial: Dilapidated Kagwara Fish Handling Facility Shoddy works Top story

Serere District local government declined to receive the facility from the then Fisheries State Minister, Ruth Nankabirwa citing shoddy works. They also argued that the facility was not complete by the time of the handover in 2013.
13:43
13:43

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

Michael Olobo, the Serere District NRM Chairperson who visited the landing site on Monday wants the contractor apprehended.
11:17
11:17

UPDF Investigates Impostors RDC Geoffrey Okiswa 1 2 Top story

Geoffrey Okiswa, the Serere Resident District Commissioner, says that Elegu has been working together with John Oryada who is still at large. Okiswa explains that Elegu revealed that he is a veteran while Oryada is a serving officer currently undergoing training at Lugazi.
10:05
10:05

Serere Leaders Want Audit of Fish Handling Facility Minister Helen Adoa 1 1

The facility located in Kadungulu Sub County was constructed between 2009 and 2013 at 2.7 billion shillings. However, it has not been in use after the district declined to receive it from the contractor citing shoddy works. `
17:56
17:56

Serere Residents Flee Homes Over Fishing Operation serere district 2 1 Top story

The soldiers were seen conducting an operation against illegal fishing in Ajuba Landing Site in Kadungulu Sub County on Sunday that sent horror to all the villages along the water shores.
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