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12:23
12:23

Bodies of Two Fishermen Retrieved from Lake Albert

The deceased fishermen are Godfrey Kandole 30 and another one only identified as Richard 35 both fishermen attached to Kibiro landing site in Kiganja Sub County. Their fishing boat reportedly capsized on Tuesday after it was hit by strong winds
13:25
13:25

Army's FPU Destroys 279,900 Pieces of Illegal Fishing Gear 1

The destroyed fishing gear includes boats, monofilament nets, solar batteries, bulbs, hooks, and and were burnt alongside impounded immature fish catch.
12:21
12:21

Two Health Workers Arrested Over Sale of COVID-19 Vaccination Cards Police 2

Police allege that the suspects connived with a cleaner at Butema health center identified as Ivan Bigirwa to sell COVID-19 vaccination cards to various people in Hoima city and the district. Bigirwa was arrested red-handed on Sunday afternoon while selling the cards at Hoima Boma grounds in Hoima city.
15:38
15:38

Cleaner Arrested over Sale of COVID-19 Vaccination Cards suspect 1 1

It is alleged that the suspect connived with the Health Center III staff who issued the stamped COVID-19 vaccination cards to him to go and sell.
11:58
11:58

Police Investigates Dropped Leaflets in Hoima anonymous leaflets 1

The leaflets were dropped by unknown people calling themselves members of the Bijambya group.
11:38
11:38

Fisheries Protection Unit Releases 25 Impounded Boat Engines Fishermen 2 1

The engines were impounded from various landing sites on Lake Albert in the Bunyoro sub-region during operations against illegal fishing gear in August.
09:47
09:47

FPU Distributes 1000 Kgs of Impounded Fish to Prisons, Army prisoners 2 1

The immature fish was impounded from various landing sites on Lake Albert in the Bunyoro sub-region, where the Fisheries Protection Unit-FPU has been conducting operations against illegal fishing gear since August.
13:11
13:11

Hoima LC5 Chairperson Kirungi Arrested By Anti-Corruption Unit Detectives 2

Kirungi was picked from Hoima city on Sunday evening by detectives from the state house anti corruption unit and was whisked to yet an unknown police custody. However, sources say he is being detained at Kireka special investigations department unit-SIU in Kampala.
07:24
07:24

NDA Closes 178 Drug Outlets in Western Uganda Drugs 1 2

During the operation, NDA officials inspected 610 drug outlets including 557 human drug shops,31 veterinary drug shops and 11 pharmacies among others.
15:33
15:33

Stray Chimpanzee Critically Injures 5-Year-Old Boy in Hoima Body Injuries 2

Julius Wamani, the grandfather says his grandson was attacked by the wild animal at around 11am on Thursday as he together with his friends had gone to fetch water from one of the village water sources.
14:04
14:04

Fisherman Drowns in Lake Albert 1

The deceased has only been identified as Moses; a fisherman attached to Hoima landing site in Tonya parish Buseruka sub county in Hoima district. The incident happened on Wednesday morning at around 8:30a.m
16:23
16:23

Fishermen Want FPU Investigated for Allegedly Selling Impounded Fish in DRC 2 4

Fishermen at various landing sites say their impounded immature fish by the FPU operatives is ending up in the DRC fish markets.
14:38
14:38

Police Impound Stolen Vehicle in Hoima City suspect 1 1

Police impounded the Box-Body truck registration number UEB 530Z at around 7 a.m. on Monday along the Hoima-Butiaba Road in East Division, Hoima City.
12:16
12:16

Man Allegedly Forges Omukama Iguru’s Signature to Grab 2000 Acres of Land forgery 2 2

It is alleged that Tumwebaze presented a letter dated October 4, 2021, allegedly signed by Omukama Iguru and addressed to Florence Kiconco, the head of the legal department at State House indicating that the King had offered him land measuring 2000 acres to utilize.
11:26
11:26

11 Suspects Arrested for Killing UPDF Soldier in Bar murder 1

The deceased was identified as Joseph Magoola who had been deployed to guard road construction equipment belonging to China Chongqing International Construction Company Limited- CICO, the company constructing the Hoima–Biiso-Butiaba-Wanseko road.
20:07
20:07

Hoima City Leaders Accuse Security Personnel of Persistent Brutality, Extortion officers 3 1

The leaders including councillors expressed dismay over the failure by the city security committee to take action on the officers who are accused of brutalizing the residents.
11:17
11:17

Hoima Woman Poisons Her Own Baby to Death child 1

The suspect has been identified as Erivanesa Kabagire in her 20s, a resident of Bwikya village in Bombo sub county of Hoima district.
02:04
02:04

Panicky Fisherman Jumps to his Death After Meeting FPU in Lake Albert 1

The deceased has only been identified as Owonda, a fisherman attached to Kijangi landing site in Tonya parish Buseruka sub county in Hoima district. Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson confirmed the incident saying they have launched investigations.
10:32
10:32

319,000 Illegal Fishing Gear Destroyed Countrywide 2

Lt. Reuben Ndifuna, the spokesperson for Fisheries Protection Unit-FPU says that they destroyed 52,575 pieces of monofilament nets, 8,457kg of immature fish, 35,442, 10,881 illegal boats, 1,463 solar batteries and 189,103 illegal hooks among others.
14:54
14:54

Road Works in Hoima Halted As Equipment Remains Impounded district officials 2 1

The Police and the State House Anti-Corruption Unit last month impounded the Hoima District Road equipment over alleged misuse.
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