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07:32
07:32

FPU Donates Life Jackets to Fishing Communities in Jinja city fisherman 1

The official handover took place at Masese landing site on Monday, where Southern Division Mayor Nasser Ashiraf received the donation during an engagement with UPDF officers.
14:43
14:43

Marine Police Retrieve Body from Lake Victoria child

Faizal Mudhumba, another fisherman, says that their family has been experiencing psychological discomfort ever since his brother went missing.
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.
11:52
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.
13:20
13:20

Body of Unidentified Man Retrieved from Kamuli Swamp police spokesperson 1

Busoga North police spokesperson Michael Kasadha says that detectives have been dispatched to the scene of the crime and preliminary findings indicate that the deceased was killed from another area and the body dumped in the swamp.
15:01
15:01

Two Fishermen Drown in Lake Victoria deceased

Rashid Kasaajja, the Bukagabo landing site chairperson, says that much as the Fisheries Protection Unit-FPU personnel have labored to sensitize fishermen on the disadvantages of using illegal fishing gear, which contribute to the increase of fatal accidents across the lake, most of them have remained adamant.
16:38
16:38

Boat License: Fishery Officials Close Masese Landing Site fisherman 2 2

Isaac Masanga, a fisherman says that it took a long time for them to understand that the operational licenses run from January to December. He explains that since most fishermen paid mid-last year owing to the financial challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, they were prompted to think that the same would expire in July 2022, which partly explains the delayed renewal of the licenses.
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.
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