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07:45
07:45

FPU Announces New Measures as Illegal Fishing Operations Resume in Kalangala 2 5 Top story

Addressing fishermen at the Fisheries Protection Unit base at Mwena Landing Site in Kalangala Town Council on Sunday, the FPU Operations Commander, Dick Kirya Kaija, says they have been forced to resume their operations because of the immaturity of fishermen.
09:40
09:40

17 Arrested for Alleged Fish Poisoning in Lake Victoria 3 1

Nsubuga Muhammad, the Masaka Regional Police Spokesperson says the 17 suspects are still detained at Nkose Landing site waiting to be transferred to Kalangala Central Police Station.
07:43
07:43

Fishermen Condemn FPU for Returning Obsolete Fishing Materials 3 3 Top story

The impounded fishing gears were kept for 4 years at Mwenna Fish Processing Plant, the main base of FPU operations in Kalangala Town Council. Fishermen have over the years petitioned FPU to return their impounded gears.
14:58
14:58

Kyagulanyi Cancels Campaigns in Kalangala 1 2

Kyagulanyi was scheduled to hold his campaign meeting on Friday at Kaala playground in Kalangala Town Council. The venue had been Okayed by the district security committee.
21:01
21:01

27 Kalangala NUP Supporters Released on Police Bond 1 3

Katumba told URN that the suspects were released because they had no case to answer.
11:25
11:25

Six Tourists Arrested for Breaking Curfew in Kalangala 2 4

Those who were chased from Kudos went to Kisisira Country club and by the time police raided Kisisira at 1am, they crossed back to Kudos Safaris which had remained open even after the police raid, until morning. The 6 rowdy tourists who spent the night/morning in the cells had been drinking in local bars at Mwena landing site.
10:22
10:22

Kalangala Bars Violate Covid-19 and Curfew as Police Oficers Shy Away 1 1

Many of the bars and clubs in Kalangala were just filling up with people enjoying bottle after bottle by 1am in Kalangala Town Council and nearby landing sites of Mwena, Lutoboka, Kasekulo, who continued drinking and making merry until daylight.
22:00
22:00

Fisheries Protection Unit will Not Suspend Operations-Kyanda 3 5 Top story

Addressing fishermen at Kalangala District Headquarters in an FPU evaluation meeting on Tuesday, Kyanda, said ever since the introduction of FPU on Lake Victoria in 2017, the Government has earned of over Shillings 2.7billions in revenue.
11:24
11:24

RDC Orders Arrest of Police Officers for Torturing Injured Suspect at Health Center 2 3

Kalangala Resident District Commissioner, Daniel Kikoola, says that he received several calls from health workers and patients about Damba’s torture by Police officers. He told URN that the conduct of the police officers was unbecoming.
17:59
17:59

Missing Police Officer Found Dead in Funve Forest Reserve 3 1 Top story

Emmanuel Elweu reportedly disappeared when he went for patrol in Funve forest reserve together with Idris Nassur and Geoffrey Mbabazi, the Forest supervisor in Kyamuswa County. His lifeless body was found on Thursday morning with in the middle of Funve forest reserve together with his gun.
16:53
16:53

Kalangala DPC Injured in Bar Fight COVID-19 Guidelines 1

Byamukama was hit on the head by some revellers whom he found in Mama Muwada's bar, Bugala Village in Kalangala town council.
09:17
09:17

Canoe Boat Catches Fire with 18 Passengers Onboard Marine Police 1

The boat was loaded with fish worth 40 million Shillings and other merchandise that included timber and a motorcycle. Mawaala LCI chairperson Gerald Kalyango says the boat engine sparked after experiencing a technical problem and lit three jerricans of petrol that were nearby.
09:28
09:28

Residents Accuse ISO Operatives at Lwamayiba Safe House of Torture 1 4 Top story

The Kyamuswa Sub County LC III Chairperson, Charles Kavuma, says several fishermen who go fishing around the island are tortured by the soldiers and all their fishing gear impounded.
08:45
08:45

Kalangala Measles - Rubella Immunization Team Survives Motorboat Accident Ministry of Health 1

An eye witness Gerald Kalyango in a telephone interview with Uganda Radio network said the team has been moving in a canoe boat from Kyeseerwa island to Mawaala landing site on Funve Island before colliding with another fishing canoe boat about 300 meters away from Mawaala landing site.
16:57
16:57

Two Oil Palm Workers in Kalangala Electrocuted Uganda Police Force 1

Amos Nyishiyamana and Teogne Ntawohashira, all Rwandese nationals died after they had boarded an out-grower truck carrying their sickles vertically. The sickles are used to harvest palm oil fruits from an oil palm plantation. The sickles got into contact with electric wires and the two were immediately electrocuted.
07:20
07:20

Kalangala Police posts Still in Sorry State Uganda Police Force 1 1 Top story

Sande Gerald Kayita, the Mazinga Sub county LC III chairperson, says the area is infiltrated by criminals who usually steal people’s property both on water and landing sites. Kayita says there is need for immediate intervention to uplift the police stations and outposts to handle the increasing theft on Lake Victoria.
16:59
16:59

Body of 5-Year-Old Exhumed in Kalangala Uganda police Force 1 4

The investigating was today joined by Police Pathologist Moses Byaruhanga to exhume the body which was later taken to Mulago hospital mortuary for a postmortem Byaruhanga says that the exhumation is just one of the steps to facilitate a successful investigation into the alleged murder.
13:51
13:51

Leaders Seek Demarcation of Dark Spots on Lake Victoria 7 1

Last Month, a canoe boat with two fishermen collided with a mechanized marine vessel operated by oil Palm Uganda Limited between Funve and Kuye Islands. One person died instantly. Also, a cargo boat from Bubeke Island knocked a rock beneath water as it headed to Kasenyi Landing site in Wakiso district leaving 16 people severely injured on July 3rd this year.
15:33
15:33

Six -Year-Old Pupil Goes Missing in Kalangala kidnap 1

An eye witness Godfrey Kisekka says, Matovu held the young girl’s hand and headed to Kyagalanyi Landing site in Bujumba Sub County.
10:49
10:49

Fishermen Killed in Vessel, Canoe Collusion 2 1 Top story

The accident occurred on Wednesday evening. The marine vessel was ferrying fertilizer to the Oil Palm Uganda limited Liner at Bwendero landing site in Mugoye Sub County in Kalangala District.
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