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14:21
14:21

Fishermen on Lake Albert Want Operation Against Illegal Fishing Gear Halted 2 2

The fisheries Protection Unit-FPU early this month launched an operation against illegal fishing gear on the Lake Albert.
18:11
18:11

Former Teacher Goes Missing On River Nile crocodiles 1 1

Charles Omiya, a resident of Karuma Town Council told URN on Sunday that Opota abandoned his teaching job 7 years ago for unknown reasons and to fishing for livelihood.
12:21
12:21

Fisheries Protection Unit Accused of Abetting Illegal Fishing on L. Kyoga illegal boats 6 1

Last year, the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries lifted the ban on Lake Kyoga but directed that only boats with an interior overall length of 28-feet, recommended fishnets and registered fishermen are allowed on the Lake. Although the ministry maintained the deployment of unit personnel to enforce the guidelines, the same are now accused of abetting illegal fishing.
09:54
09:54

Soft Penalties Frustrate Operations Against Illegal Fishing In Kasese -Sector Commander 3 1

Lt. Musa Mugogo, the fisheries unit Kasese sector commander says the existing laws provide for small penalties which most offenders easily pay, further propelling the illegal fishing activities on the water bodies.
10:50
10:50

Fishing Ban Extended Further on Lake Kyoga illegal fishing 1

Sam Kigula, the chairperson of Lake Kyoga Integrated Management Organization, an umbrella organization for all districts sharing the lake, explains that during the review meeting, local leaders asked the Fisheries Protection Unit (FPU) to lift the ban to enable fishermen to resume fishing for survival.
18:48
18:48

Fisheries Protection Unit Denies Killing Fishermen on L. Kyoga illegal fishing 2

The deceased, identified as Justine Nayiga a fish vendor at Kyebisire landing site and a fisherman at Kibuye landing site in Nakasongola, only identified as Eramu, allegedly died during an operation mounted to arrest those involved in illegal fishing on Tuesday morning.
08:09
08:09

Minister Cautions Veterans against Engaging in Illegal Fishing army veterans 1 2

Rwamirama who has been on a working visit to Kalangala distrust. met veterans from the seven sub counties that make up Kalangala district on Saturday afternoon. He expressed dismay to out increasing reports of their participation in illegal fishing activities.
16:42
16:42

Fisheries Protection Unit Shoots Kalangala Fisherman shooting 1

Robert Kayanzi was shot on Friday at Bosa landing site in Bufumira Sub County, Kalangala District as he tried to flee from Uganda Peoples Defence Force-UPDF soldiers.
14:07
14:07

Residents Demand Reopening of Bugula Landing Site local leaders 4 1

The landing site that has a population of 567 people was closed last month on the orders of the regional Fisheries Protection Unit Commander, Lt. Richard Omara. It is alleged that residents were engaged in illegal fishing practices.
07:08
07:08

Illegal Fishing, Sand Mining Still Prevalent on Lake Victoria commander fpu 2 1 Top story

Michael Bassajasubi, a businessman at Ggaba landing site told URN that canoes ferry lake sand to Ggaba each day from where it is loaded onto trucks destined for Kampala for construction.
07:35
07:35

CDF Orders Deployment of Fisheries Protection Unit on Lake Albert illegal fishing 1 4

Gen. Muhoozi directed the Hoima District Security Committee to register all Fishermen on the Lake Albert waters to combat the escalating crime along the Uganda-DRC boarder.
12:12
12:12

Kalangala Commander Withdrawn Over Illegal Fishing updf 1

In August this year, Soldiers under the UPDF marines fighting against illegal fishing led by Nathan Abaho exchanged fire with residents and SFC soldiers at Kabirango after the former had been denied access to the landing site to pick all illegal fishing materials.
14:41
14:41

Missing Fishermen Found Dead lambu landing site 1

The Southern Region Police Commander, Latif Zaake, says police has managed to recover the Kiviris body from the lake with the help of fishermen.
18:48
18:48

Engage Us: Fisheries Protection Unit Commandant Tells MP illegal fishing 3 1

Recently, a group of legislators led by the Kyamuswa County Member of Parliament, Carol Nanyondo Birungi petitioned the speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga on the illicit activities committed by the Fisheries Protection Unit during their operations against illegal fishing activities.
16:36
16:36

Immature Fish Impounded in Buvuma buvuma district 2 1

The Uganda Peoples Defence Forces UPDF have impounded immature Nile perch fish worth one billion shillings in Buvuma district
07:23
07:23

UPDF Soldiers Shoot Fisherman to Death sub county 3 1 Top story

Carol Nanyondo, the Kyamuswa County Member of Parliament has asked the soldiers to stop the extra judicial killings. He asks the soldiers to arrest the errant fishermen and take them to court for prosecution.
09:48
09:48

Displaced Fishermen Resort to Lumbering kalangala 2 1

In February this year, the Kalangala District chairperson, Willy Lugoloobi and several environmentalists visited a number of forest reserves and wondered why there is laxity in guarding the natural forests within the area.
14:13
14:13

Operations against Illegal Fishing Go To Markets 5 1

Captain Benon Namanya, the commander of Fisheries Protection Unit at Lake Kyoga explains that although they had contained immature fishing, some dealers still beat army surveillance and bring fish in markets.
07:09
07:09

Museveni to Kalungu Voters: I will Not Stop Operations Against Illegal Fishing emmanuel musoke 1 1

Museveni explained to the Kalungu voters that he decided to deploy soldiers because the fisheries officers that were supposed to safe guard Lake Victoria were corrupt.
12:31
12:31

Nakasongola Leaders Demand Extra Deployment on Lake Kyoga illegal fishing 3

Up to 12 soldiers attached to the Special Forces Command were deployed to fight illegal fishing on Lake Kyoga in February. Since then, the team commanded by Captain Benon Namanya has impounded 11,520 illegal fishing nets, 52.8 tons of immature and 275 unworthy boats.
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