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07:36
07:36

Five More People Drown in Lake Bunyonyi 1 2

Neriko Tumwesigye, the deceased’s neighbor, says the accident occurred around 6:30PM at Karambo. He says the victims who were six in number, board the canoe at Heisesero landing site in Muko Sub county.
12:13
12:13

Ferry Services Study Brings Ray of Hope for L. Bunyonyi Communities lake bunyonyi 6 2

The possibility of ferry services on the Africa's second deepest lake is a result of a presidential commitment made in 2015, to ease transport across the water body which had become a death trap for travellers whose only means of transport is by boat, to the districts of Kabale and Rubanda in South Western Uganda.
20:17
20:17

Lake Bunyonyi Waterspout Shock Still Haunts Residents cyclone 1 5

The funnel-shaped white smock descended and covered the skies for several minutes sending residents in fear from the rare weather phenomenon. Although no damage was caused the waterspout forced all the canoes which had been docked at Harutinda to float.
20:52
20:52

Mini Cyclone Hits Lake Bunyonyi 1 3

According to residents, the violent windstorm touched down in the lake near Natures Prime Island in Bubaare Sub County, Rubanda District.
08:02
08:02

Govt Launches Drive to Protect Lake Bunyonyi from Silting erosion 2 1

Water and Environment Minister Sam Cheptoris said that governments intervention followed a survey that attributed silting of the lake to soil erosion on the hills adjacent to the lake. In May 2017, environment activists expressed worry over the depth of Lake Bunyonyi which has decreased by 1.2 meters due to silting.
12:13
12:13

Residents Demand Deployment of Marine Police at Lake Bunyonyi people 6 1

Diaz Drake Oweyesigyire, a resident of Kagarama parish also in Bubaare Sub County and a tour guide at Lake Bunyonyi, says the deployment of marine police at the Lake Bunyonyi is overdue.
14:57
14:57

Bodies of Two Lake Bunyonyi Accident Victims Still Missing rubanda district 1 1

Ainembabazis body was recovered minutes after the accident while Turyasinguras body was recovered by a team of Marine Police and residents on Sunday.
20:25
20:25

Police Searching for Lake Bunyonyi Accident Victims 1 3

On Thursday, a team from Marines Police, under the command of Kigezi Region Police Commander, Richard Ecega, and the Rubanda District Police Commander, Tai Ramadhan, spent over five hours searching for the bodies in the lake.
13:04
13:04

Five Drown in Lake Bunyonyi rubanda district 1 2

According to Deo Owomugabe, one of the eyewitnesses, the incident happened as the victims were trying to cross the lake from Karambo village to Hamukaaka village.
18:26
18:26

Residents Protest Take Over of "Punishment Island" demonstrations 1 6 Top story

Patrick Tumwijukye, the Chairperson Uganda Community Tourism Association, accuses Muhereza for hiding behind his tribe to grab the island for his vested interests.
07:20
07:20

Rage As State House Official Takes Over "Punishment Island" lake bunyonyi 8 3 Top story

George Tukwasiibwe, a canoe operator on Lake Bunyonyi and resident of Burimba cell in Rubaya Sub County in Kabale district says that the takeover of the Punishment Island threatens the tourism sector since it has been one of the tourist attractions.
10:37
10:37

Bwama Pupils Receive Life Jackets lake bunyonyi 1

According to Bellindah, she was inspired by the various media reports about the vulnerability of these children who find difficulties accessing education.
19:43
19:43

Unfulfilled Ferry Pledge Irks Bunyonyi Communities lake bunyonyi 5 2

During presidential campaigns in 2015, President Museveni pledged to provide a ferry at Lake Bunyonyi in order to ease transport across the lake which had become a death trap for communities across the lake.
11:31
11:31

Missing Rubanda Student Found Dead lake bunyonyi 1

Elly Maate, the Kigezi Police Spokesperson, says the deceased could have committed suicide by drowning since preliminary investigations show that he had misunderstandings with his parents.
07:32
07:32

Trainee Driver Drowns in Lake Bunyonyi

Dickens Bindeeba, the Kabale District Police Commander defends the failure of his men to act fast when they heard about incident, saying they dont have marine officers at the station.
11:10
11:10

Two Bodies Recovered on Lake Bunyonyi boat capsizes

Only two bodies have been recovered on Lake Bunyonyi in Kabale district, eight days after a boat with five family members on board capsized.
13:08
13:08

Marine Police Join Search for Missing Family Members lake bunyonyi 1

Enock Kazooza, the Rubaya Sub county LC III chairperson, says the delay to trace the bodies has caused anxiety among the relatives of the missing family members.
06:59
06:59

Five Family Members Drown in Lake Bunyonyi water safety

The victims were reportedly traveling from a party in Mushebeya, Kamugangunzi Sub County, to their home in Kabirago Ndarura Village, Rubaya Sub County, when the tragedy occurred.
17:50
17:50

UNRA Employee Found Dead lake bunyonyi

Charles Murengwa went missing on June 14 prompting his workmates to report the matter to Police to help them in searching for him. Police in Kabale district immediately started searching for him up to today when his body was found floating on Lake Bunyonyi.
17:56
17:56

NEMA Intervenes to Save Lake Bunyonyi from Depletion 3 1

National Environment Management Authority-NEMA has embarked on a plan to protect Lake Bunyonyi from depletion as a result of increased human activities.
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