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11:15
11:15

Serere Aspirant Petitions NUP Candidate's Vetting Committee Citing Irregularities 2

In his September 30th, 2020 petition to the NUP candidates Vetting Committee Chairperson, Obore says that he has been alone on the ground for the past 3 months but was shocked to see the vetting committee handing the flag to his rival, Richard Mukhalu Okodel who only showed up two days to the vetting date to pin his posters.
18:15
18:15

Serere, Kumi NRM Winners Declared Despite Glaring Irregularities Serere District 2 1

“I am surprised to hear that I got 110 votes in my polling station. To be honest, in this house, I got only ten votes and the winner there had 101 votes. How come that I was added 100 votes and the winner more than 500 votes? Something is fishy in this election and the officials know what they did at the polling stations”, one of the candidates said.
11:12
11:12

Losers in NRM Primaries in Serere Opt for Independent Card 3 2

Okojo was defeated by Fred Opolot in polls held on Friday. According to the results declared by Sam Orioko Ongodia, the Serere District NRM Registrar, Fred Opolot garnered 6,786 votes against 3,788 votes polled by Opit across 44 polling stations in the County.
15:01
15:01

Voting Called Off in Five Polling Stations in Serere Serere District 2 1

Mislam Eburu, the Sub County Supervisor of Kyere Sub County says he couldn’t risk allowing voting when voters failed to cooperate with the officials at the polling station. He explains that some people turned violent when officials asked them to wear masks and keep a distance from each other.
14:48
14:48

NRM Aspirant in Serere Attacked By Rival's Supporters NRM Primaries 2020 2 1

Samuel Otaala explains that when he sought to find out what they were doing around his home at night, he was severely beaten.
08:05
08:05

Serere Security Team Issues Tight Guidelines to Politicians Serere District 1 1

During the meeting, some of the candidates raised complaints of unfair treatment by law enforcement officers while favoring their rivals.
18:42
18:42

Breeding Areas Under Threat As Fishing Resumes on Lake Kyoga dr. edward rukunya 1 1

Lt. Julius Ankunda, the Fisheries Protection Unit Commandant in Serere and Kaberamaido says they are going to restrict breeding grounds to areas near the army deployment for easy monitoring.
10:28
10:28

Kagwara Fishermen Fail to Use Temperature Guns Lake Kyoga 2 1 Top story

Bernard Ariangu, the Chairperson of Fisheries Protection Unit- FPU at Kagwara Landing site, explains that they have not been able to take the temperature of any person since they received the temperature gun.
14:23
14:23

Minister Adoa Orders Arrest of Contractor for Delaying Boat Construction Minister Helen Adoa 2 1 Top story

David Ongom Mudong, the East Kyoga Region Police Spokesman, says the contractor has been charged with sabotaging government program vide SD Reference 35/07/08/2020 of CPS Serere. He says police are conducting inquiries into the matter.
08:39
08:39

Frustrated Farmer Cuts Orange Trees Over Strange Disease Serere District 2 2 Top story

63-year-old Paul Opio cut down his orchard in Opucet Village, which has been earning him at least Shillings 10 million annually after realizing huge losses. Opio started planting oranges in 2009 and has since diversified to other crops like water melons, tomatoes and bananas among others.
17:35
17:35

Farmers Count Losses as Water Submerges Roads in Serere Serere District 1 3

Penninah Atweo, a resident of Agologolo Village in Bugondo Sub County says the condition of the road has affected their livelihoods as costs of transport have more than doubled. Atweo, who sells vegetables says that she spends 16,000 shillings on the transport alone instead of 4,000 she used to pay before the roads were submerged.
16:50
16:50

Fishermen Reap Big at Kagwara After Fishing Ban Nile Perch 2 1 Top story

Bernard Ariangu, the Chairperson of Fisheries Protection Unit- FPU at Kagwara landing site, says the least each boat gets per day is 30 kilograms of Nile Perch.
12:29
12:29

Unregistered Fishermen in Serere Resort to Illegal Fishing serere district 3 1

Sam Opolot, an elder in Kagwara Landing Site wants all the fishermen engaged in illegal fishing prosecuted. He observes that it has persisted because there is no punitive action for the culprits.
15:11
15:11

Poor State of Roads Irks Serere Leaders Serere District 1 1

The road network in the district has worsened following the rising water levels from Lake Kyoga that has cut off roads to the main landing sites in the district. Currently, Kagwara, Mugarama and Mulondo landing sites main access routes in Serere are inaccessible.
10:34
10:34

Gov’t to Rehabilitate Kagwara Fish Handling Facility Serere District 2 1

Dr Edward Rukunya, the Director of Fisheries Resources at the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries- MAAIF says that the dilapidated structure will be rehabilitated this financial year.
08:01
08:01

Pictorial; Families Thrilled as Gov't Lifts L.Kyoga Fishing Ban Minister Helen Adoa

The suspension of Fishing activities rendered thousands of households vulnerable because many of them solely depended on the lake for their livelihood. Many people, who had never been to their homes for long, had to relocate from landing sites that had become part of their lives.
08:05
08:05

Fisherman Drowns As Minister Lifts Ban on Lake Kyoga Serere District

"I have just received information that two fishermen had seized the opportunity of Fisheries Protection Unit busy schedule to conduct illegal fishing. Unfortunately, one has died and the other saved by residents in Mugama. This act of sneaking into the lake must stop because many people have lost lives in the process", she said.
18:34
18:34

Gov't Lifts Fishing Ban on Lake Kyoga ban on fishing 1 Top story

State Minister for Fisheries, Helen Adoa, while flagging off the boats, said that Lake Kyoga was cleared for 11,000 boats but there was delay in the construction works.
14:22
14:22

Serere Fish Farmers Counting Losses as Water Submerges Ponds 1 1

More than 30 fishponds built by government through Operation Wealth Creation, Youth Livelihood and other programs have been submerged in Kadungulu, Bugondo, Labor, Pingire and Kateta Sub Counties.
15:18
15:18

Education Authoritries in Serere District Want Gov’t to Partially Reopen Schools COVID-19 Lockdown 2 1

According to Michael Erebu, the District Education Officer in Serere. He explains that less than 10 percent of the learners across the district is trying to read or pay attention to the learning programs on the national broadcaster- Uganda Broadcasting Corporation, UBC.
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