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MPs unhappy with UPDF illegal fishing operations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has summoned the Attorney General to appear in the House this week after MPs questioned the involvement of the UPDF in the fishing industry particularly on Lake Victoria. The Attorney General is expected to explain the laws regulating the …

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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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Museveni declines to stop operations against illegal fishing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President, Yoweri Museveni has rejected a petition by Isabaruuli Constantine Mwogezi Butamanya, the cultural leader of Buruuli Chiefdom to stop operations against illegal fishing practices on Lake Kyoga. In 2017, Museveni deployed 12 soldiers under the Fisheries Protection Unit on Lake Kyoga to combat illegal …

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Leaders accused of frustrating operations against illegal fishing

Politicians have been accused of frustrating operations against illegal fishing on Lake Victoria. Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The commander of UPDF- Fisheries Protection Unit in the districts of Jinja, Kamuli, Mayuge, Buyende and Bugiri, Lt. Ronald Akandwanaho says that ever since Members of Parliament raised concerns of alleged torture …

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Illegal fishing, sand mining still prevalent on Lake Victoria

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Illegal fishing and sanding mining activities are still prevalent on Lake Victoria despite the ban by the concerned authorities. Our reporters saw several people involved illegal fishing and sanding mining in the presence of authorities last week during an expedition to retrace the last voyage …

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K Palm boat retrieval operation ruins fishing activities

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fishermen at Buzindere village in Mpatta Sub County in Mukono district are concerned that the ongoing police and rescue activities in the area are affecting their businesses. The complaint comes in the wake of operations to retrieve the wreckage of a boat that capsized …

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Seven Ugandan fishermen shot dead by Congolese militia

Kampala, Uganda | AFP | Suspected Congolese militiamen shot dead seven Ugandan fishermen and wounded another on Lake Albert, which straddles the two countries’ border, police said Sunday. Uganda’s deputy police commander in the region Amos Muhindo said the gunmen opened fire on the fishermen as they went to retrieve …

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