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MPs criticise discriminatory issuance of fishing licences

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament from the fishing communities have criticised the discriminatory issuance of artisanal licences to fishermen. While addressing the media at Parliament on Monday, 06 June 2022, the MPs accused the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries of deliberately frustrating and denying Ugandans fishing …

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Hippos that have killed 26 people in Wakiso strike again

Kavanyanja Island, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two fishermen in  Bussi Subcounty in Wakiso District have died in a hippopotamus attack in Lake Victoria. They have been  identified  as Perimo Alaku from Terego district and Sobasi Tayali Alinga from Yumbe district. Three residents including the area leader say the incident …

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Opening of Seed School delays, learners in Masaka back to fishing

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Learners in Bukakata Sub County have returned to fishing following the delayed opening of a government seed school in Masaka district. They are engaged in different fishing activities on the landing sites of Kaziru, Lambu, Kachanga, and Nansere located in Bukatata sub-county, Masaka due …

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Rakai considers altering stalled bulk water project for fishing

Rakai, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A multi-purpose water supply project has been lying idle for ten years since it was commissioned in Kiyumbakimu village, Kagamba sub county. The 7 billion Shillings project measuring over one kilometre long and about 200 meters wide was meant to provide sufficient water for domestic …

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58 Congolese held for illegally fishing on Lake Edward

  Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security is holding 58 Congolese fishermen in Uganda for alleged violation of the borders at Lake Edward. According to Josué Mukura, the Executive Secretary of the Federation of Individual Fishermen of Lake Edward (FECOPEILE) in North Kivu province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), …

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UPDF releases 36 Kenyan fishermen

Busia, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) Marines have handed back over 36 Kenyan fishermen arrested in Namayingo district. The suspects were arrested from different landing sites in site in Namayingo such as Hama, Kandenge, Singla and Gorofa among others where they were found engaged …

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