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Lake Kyoga fishermen get six month tax exemption

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fishermen on Lake Kyoga have been exempted from taxes for six months, the Minister of State for Fisheries Helen Adoa has confirmed. This follows the resumption of fishing operations in Lake Kyoga after they were banned in January. The fishermen are supposed to pay …

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Two netted smuggling immature fish concealed under sand

Kasesea, Uganda| AFP |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Fisheries Protection Unit in Kasese district has arrested two suspects for smuggling immature fish. The two were apprehended at a check point along Kikorongo-Kasese road in Lake Katwe Sub County on Friday while smuggling premature fish on a canter truck registration number UBG …

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UPDF Fisheries Unit drops 46 soldiers

  Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 46 soldiers have been sacked from the UPDF Fisheries Protection Unit-FPU over the last three years Maj. Joseph Ssebukera, the Commandant of the unit on Eastern side of Lake Victoria has revealed. He told journalists at Masese Landing site in Jinja …

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Kadaga interests Jewish Americans investors in Uganda

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has met and asked the visiting Presidents of Major Jewish American Organisations to support Uganda’s agricultural sector. Kadaga urged the investors to invest in the sector considering that Uganda’s economy largely depends on agriculture. The meeting was held …

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Fish maw business now to be regulated

Tough regulation for fish in offing Kampala, Uganda | PATRICIA AKANKWASA | Fish maw business will soon be regulated to minimize exploitation of fish farmers and suppliers. Vincent Sempijja, the agriculture minister told The Independent in an interview that the sale of fish maw has become a lucrative business for …

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