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Fishermen in Serere struggling to survive after fishing ban

Serere, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The fishing community in Serere district is struggling to survive following the suspension of fishing on Lake Kyoga. The communities argue that they have been deprived of their livelihoods from the lake. Simon Okwi, the Parish Councillor of Kagwara says the suspension has been …

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Suspension of fishing activities boost school enrollment in Serere

  Serere, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The number of children reporting for first term studies across Serere district has increased following the suspension of fishing activities, Education officials have revealed. Since January this year, the UPDF Fisheries Protection Unit has intensified its operations against illegal fishing on Lake Kyoga. The operations …

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Serere clergy ask government to step up security

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The clergy in Serere district has urged the government to step up security in the district. They are concerned with the number of murder cases which have caused panic in the community, despite the presence of several security agencies in the district. The clergy’s …

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Serere teachers go without pay for eight months

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament from Serere district have asked government to pay primary teachers who have gone eight months without pay. Kasilo County MP Elijah Okupa on Thursday told Parliament about a meeting they held as leaders last regarding the salary complaints from the teachers. Okupa …

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