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13:52
13:52

FPU Arrests Three for Illegal Fishing on Lake George 1

The suspects have been identified as Bright Prosper, resident of Rubirizi district, Joseph Byamukama of 26 and Bogere Muzidalufa of 21both residents of Kasenyi.
19:52
19:52

Mpuuga Demands Probe into Attrocities On Lakes illegal fishing 1 4

Led by Mathias Mpuuga, the Leader of Opposition – LOP in Parliament, the Shadow Cabinet accuses the army of impunity and causing a depletion of resources, and unjustifiably restricting fishing activities on the lakes.
16:47
16:47

FPU Arrests 24 Congolese on Lake Edward illegal fishing 1 4

Major Stephen Alituha, the FPU Commandant on Lake Edward said that however much the FPU has tried to sensitize Ugandan fishermen on the effects of illegal fishing, the Congolese fishermen remain a big challenge.
14:45
14:45

FPU Burns Illegal Fishing Gears at Kasenyi Landing Site 1 3

Captain Julius Ankunda, the head of the Fisheries Protection Unit on L. George and Kazinga channel, says that the growing population around the fishing communities is putting a lot of pressure on the lake, the reason illegal fishing is persistent.
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 1 6

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 1 3

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 2 1

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 illegal fishing 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 1 4

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 1 2 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 4 1

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 1 3

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 1 2

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 1 3 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.
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