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19:30
19:30

Fishermen Raise Complaints over High Taxes jinja 3 1

The fishermen pay, annual fee of 250,000 shillings as income tax, 100,000 for the trading license, 100,000 for the boat and 50,000 for working permits.
15:55
15:55

UPDF Cleaner, Fisherman Arrested for Extortion jinja 1 1 Top story

The duo was picked up on Saturday morning and locked up at Jinja central police station. They were allegedly found masquerading as UPDF officers attached to the Fisheries Protection Unit while soliciting money from fishmongers in Bugembe market.
15:28
15:28

Fisherman Found Dead in Boat deceased

A source at the landing site told URN on condition of anonymity that Bawukanya could have been killed by fellow fishermen.
15:46
15:46

Fishermen Protest Death of Their Colleague jinja 4 1

Molson Bizitu, the area Councilor who also doubles as the Speaker Jinja municipal council, said they have given police an ultimatum of two weeks to arrest Kayira whom they fault for orchestrating murder on the lake.
14:12
14:12

Two fishermen Drown in Lake Victoria mortuary 3 1

Amol Khani, the Kisiima II island LC I Chairperson, says the two brothers went fishermen on Friday evening. He says they waited for the fishermen to return in vain.
12:36
12:36

Congolese Militiamen Rob Six Boat Engines on Lake Albert fishermen 1 Top story

Robert Ngabirano, the Officer in charge of Marine police at Sebigoro landing site told Uganda Radio Network on Saturday morning that the militiamen who were dressed in Congolese military uniform crossed to the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC after executing their mission.
10:51
10:51

Fishermen Abandon Lake Albert Citing Insecurity landing 1

Salome Byamugisha, one of the fishermen, said he can no longer operate his fishing business peacefully while on Lake Albert given the persistent attacks by armed Congolese Militias.
17:40
17:40

Insecurity on Lake Albert Aiding Smuggling-URA fisherman 2

Cynes Kayumba, an officer with the URA Hoima Substation, says they are finding it difficult to monitor the movement of contraband because of insecurity.
14:50
14:50

MV Kalangala Suspends Operations to Retrieve Capsized boat fisherman 1

Now, Benon Kajuna, the Acting Works Ministry Permanent Secretary has written to Sadala Musoke, the managing director Nation Oil Distributors to halt the operations of MV Kalangala to help retrieve MV K Palm.
18:22
18:22

Hippo Kills One, Injures Two Others district 1

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson, told Uganda Radio Network that the Hippo grabbed one of the fishermen and disappeared with him in the river.
18:56
18:56

Gov't Denies Brutality Against Fishermen home 3

Last week, the Speaker of Parliament directed the Government to issue a statement in regards to allegations of torture, arrests and intimidation by the Uganda Peoples Defense Forces UPDF.
17:46
17:46

Over 350 UPDF Soldiers To Be Deployed On Lake Kyoga village 2 1

Sam Kigula, the chairperson of Lake Kyoga Integrated Management Organization, an Umbrella body for all districts that share the Lake, says they petitioned President, Yoweri Museveni for additional deployment given the fact that the Lake is shared by 11 districts.
16:36
16:36

Jilted Lover Held for Murder investigation

Ezira Esiko, the officer in charge of the Criminal Investigations Department at Hoima central police station, says the suspect picked a quarrel Ezekiel Cwinya, a resident of the same area on Sunday night at around 11:00pm and stabbed him to death using a sharp knife.
07:14
07:14

Seven Drown In Lake Kyoga in Two Months operation 2 1

Nsamba says they have also appealed to the Fisheries Protection Unit to resume their operations on the Lake and fight the practice of fishermen gazetting certain spots on the lake, which is fueling clashes.
14:47
14:47

Ugandan Fishermen Bribing Congolese Officials to Operate on Lake Albert district 1

Robert Mujuni, a representative of fishermen at Kaiso landing site in Buseruka sub county Hoima district also confirms that some Ugandan fishermen bribe Congolese government officials to allow them to operate freely.
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.
13:12
13:12

Fishermen Lose UGX 8OOM to Congolese Soldiers sub county 1

Geoffrey Kumakech, the Buseruka Sub county LC V, says the loss is huge big to the district and government, since most fishermen are now refusing to pay tax.
13:49
13:49

Congolese Attacks Threaten Fish Business on Lake Albert ministry 1 5

Agenonga Okethi, a fishmonger says life has become difficult for most fishermen at Kaiso landing site since the attacks by the Congolese have become rampant.
12:52
12:52

Kalangala Bans Rwandan Fishermen fisherman 3

Paul Ndagizimaana, a Rwandan fisherman says they were never given any notice before their activities were banned.
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