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KWANIA: Five convicted for illegal fishing

Kwania, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Aduku Grade I Magistrate Court has sentenced five people to two years imprisonment for illegal fishing. The convicts are Ronald Alele 18, Ben Ayini 19, Nixson Ayini  25, and Bonny Okello 18, all residents of Alido parish in Chawente sub county, Kwania district. The fifth …

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Floods cut-off Ibuje sub- county in Apac district

Apac, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Flash floods from Lake Kwania and River Nile have cut-off most parts of Ibuje sub county from Apac District. Ibuje sub county is located at the shores of Lake Kwania, approximately 30 Kms from Apac town. The road from Apac town via Amocal to Ibuje …

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FPU impounds illegal fishing boats, nets in Apac district

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Fisheries Protection Unit-FPU has recovered about 200 illegal fishing boats and 113 fishing nets in operations covering eight landing sites on Lake Kwania in Apac district. A statement by the army issued on Tuesday says the operations were conducted between August and October 2020, …

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Gov’t moves to lift fishing ban on lake Kyoga and Kwania

Kwania, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Government has set 27 July as the date for resuming fishing activities on Lake Kyoga and Lake Kwania. In April 2019, the government suspended fishing following a request by Lake Kyoga Integrated Management Organisation (LAKIMO) following concerns of depletion of fish species due to poor …

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Flood victims in Kwania district demand for relief

Kwania, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 500 residents of Nambieso and Chawente sub county in Kwania district who were displaced by floods are starving. The residents who live along the shores of Lake Kwania have remained homeless and their gardens of crops submerged after the Lake burst its …

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