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Fishermen demand immediate release of their impounded fishing gear

  Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fishermen attached to Kaiso landing site in Buseruka sub county in Hoima district are demanding for the unconditional release of their fishing gear that was impounded by Uganda Peoples Defense forces-UPDF marine officers and Uganda Police Force-UPF. Up to 83 fishing boats and 23 …

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2,500 elderly persons to benefit from SAGE program in Hoima

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 2,500 elderly persons have been registered to benefit from the Social Assistance Grant for Empowerment-SAGE program in Hoima district. Through the initiative, the government extends monthly stipend of 25,000 Shillings to senior citizens aged 80 and above to support them through poverty …

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UPDF Fisheries Protection Unit to be deployed on Lake Albert

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda peoples Defense forces-UPDF Fisheries Protection Unit is taking over security across Lake Albert in one of the measures to combat illegal fishing. The deployment comes after the closure of illegal landing sites on the Lake Albert. The UPDF was first deployed in …

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Four Congolese Nationals arrested for illegal entry into Uganda

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security operatives in Kikuube district have arrested four Congolese Nationals for illegal entry into the country. The Congolese whose identities have since been concealed by security operatives were arrested on Thursday after they allegedly crossed into the country through Lake Albert. They were arrested on …

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50 certified Oil and gas welders passed out

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A batch of 50 certified welders for the oil and gas sector have been passed out. The training benefited welders from Nwoya, Masindi, Nebbi, Buliisa and Hoima, as well as the districts along the pipeline route, which include Kakumiro, Kyankwanzi, Mubende, Gomba, Sembabule, Lwengo …

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Hoima security committee halts give away of forest reserve land

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hoima District Security Committee has halted the allocation of Kandanda Forest reserve in Kyabigambire Sub County to private investors by the National Forestry Authority-NFA. The decision was reached in a community meeting held on Monday evening at Kyampaka village in Bulindi parish in Kyabigambire …

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