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Floods displace 400 from Kasensero landing site

Kyotera, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The rising water levels in Lake Victoria and River Kagera have submerged several households at Kasensero landing site, Rakai District.  The floods that were triggered by the persistent seasonal rainfall have displaced more than 400 people from the villages of Kagera Cell 8, and 10. The …

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Kasensero residents demand marine rescue centre

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Communities at Nangoma and Kasensero landing site in Kyotera district have asked the Marine department of the Uganda Police to establish a rescue center in the area to enable them respond to emergencies. The area is prone to water accidents that usually occur as …

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Tension mounts between Ugandan, Tanzanian fishermen

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tension is building at Kasensero landing site in Kyotera district over the glaring differences between Uganda fishermen and their Tanzanian counterparts with whom they share much of Lake Victoria waters. The hostility between the Uganda and Tanzanian fishermen stems from the ongoing operations against illegal …

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