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18:23
18:23

Swimming Pool Attendants, Fishermen, Retooled in Water Safety Skills accident 3 1

Hassan Latif, a water safety coach attached to Masdar says that Busoga sub-region is still grappling with the challenge of managing drowning cases due to overloading of passenger boats and use of illegal boats during fishing activities.
08:22
08:22

Man Jumps to Death Off the New Nile bridge fisherman

One of the UPDF officers, manning the Nile bridge checkpoint, who preferred to speak on condition of anonymity, says that they thoroughly checked Bave before they cleared him to access the bridge but he jumped into the river about 200 meters away from them.
22:01
22:01

Two Fishermen Drown In Mpologoma Wetland Busoga

The deceased include; Kyate Magumba, aged 25-years old and a 35-year old, Wilberforce Kawanguzi.
14:26
14:26

Jinja Officials Commission Construction of US$13M Rescue Center project 1 1

Philemon Kudeera, the coordinator of the project, says that his colleagues were sensitized on the merits of the project and have since embraced it. He says that the construction of such a facility will boost safety sensitization drives across the Lake Victoria shoreline in Jinja and the surrounding areas.
06:30
06:30

Civilian Killed in Scuffle With Police area

Kataba tried to recover his firearm from Bampalana and met resistance from Maka leading to a scuffle. Maka was shot dead.
02:04
02:04

Panicky Fisherman Jumps to his Death After Meeting FPU in Lake Albert 1

The deceased has only been identified as Owonda, a fisherman attached to Kijangi landing site in Tonya parish Buseruka sub county in Hoima district. Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson confirmed the incident saying they have launched investigations.
16:09
16:09

Two Namayingo Fishermen Drown in Lake Victoria fisherman

“A big boat together with the engine costs about Shillings 3.5 million and most of the fishermen who cannot afford such continue to use small boats well aware that, their lives are at risk more so during this rainy season,” he said.
07:37
07:37

Fishermen Accuse Uganda's Tourism Chairman Migereko of Polluting River Nile Banks fisherman 4 4

Yusuf Mukisa, a fisherman says that before the dumping started, each of them would catch on average 15 mature fish but the fish catch has since dropped, which has deprived them of their livelihood.
10:54
10:54

FPU Destroys 1,000 illegal Fishing Nets in Mayuge area 2 2

The illegal nets comprised 1,044 beach seines and 88 monofilament nets which they say have been depleting the lake of all its’ fish species.
07:30
07:30

Police Retrieve Bodies of Lake Kyoga Drowning Victims deceased

Umar Mudhasi, a fisherman who participated in the rescue efforts told URN that the victims were not wearing life jackets when their boat capsized.
15:05
15:05

Redeployment of FPU Excites Mayuge, Jinja fishermen government 4 1

The fishermen told URN on Thursday that some fishermen had resorted to fish poisoning so as to harvest more yet in the long run threatening the sustainability of the fisheries sector to compete on the global market.
17:25
17:25

Gen. Kyanda Orders AFALU Off FPU Operations county 2 2

Gen. Kyanda explained that AFALU is not accountable to anyone and their excesses are blamed on the Fisheries Protection Unit personnel who in most cases not aware of their unscrupulous operations.
08:28
08:28

Namayingo Fishermen Want FPU Disbanded Over Human Rights Violations UPDF 4 2 Top story

Patrick Ochieng, a resident of Singila village accused some FPU officers of conniving with their civilian counterparts to confiscate their fishing nets and charge them between 200,000 and 300,000 to recover them.
09:02
09:02

Two Fishermen Drown in Lake Kimira deceased

James Mubi, the Busoga East Region Police spokesperson, says a team from the Police Marine Unit has been dispatched to retrieve the deceased’s bodies.
12:57
12:57

Fisherman Drowns in Lake Albert boat accident 1

The deceased has been only identified as Kumakech, a fisherman attached to Mbegu landing site in Kabaale Sub county Hoima district. His other colleague who survived the boat accident is only identified as Opio.
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