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Lake Victoria fishermen struggle to remove Water Hyacinth

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fishermen on Lake Victoria continue struggling to remove the water hyacinth at Port Bell landing site. The weed has from the early nineties blocked fish landing sites and communal water points along the lakeshore. It is highly disastrous to the lake for its ability …

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Tragedy on Lake Victoria

Marine safety concerns raised again as over 30 die on unsafe cruise boat Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME AND FLAVIA NASSAKA | On the evening of Nov. 24, news filtered through about a boat that had sunk on Lake Victoria. Nothing unusual, it appeared, since tiny rickety fishing vessels sink often on Ugandan …

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Families search for loved ones at Mutima beach

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More people have shown up at Mutima Beach along the shores of Lake Victoria, to search for their relatives who were reported missing after a boat accident that killed more than 30 people over the weekend. The boat plunged into the lake on its …

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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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MV K-Palm slightly pulled from deep waters

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There has been some progress in the operation to retrieve MV K-Palm vessel from Lake Victoria. MV K-Palm capsized on Saturday night last week while transporting revelers from KK beach in Gaba to K-Palm beach in Mukono district. More than 31 people are confirmed …

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Victoria Beckham’s `poverty tourism’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | For Nairobi teenager Emily Juma, it was a dream come true to meet her famous idol, Victoria Beckham aka Posh Spice though she was surprised by how ‘simple’ Victoria’s outfit looked: Plain white T-shirt, ripped jeans and wellies. Compared with her usual high-fashion looks, …

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