The government banned fishing activities on all Uganda water bodies in May 2019 to improve the fish stocks and reorganise the sector. As a result, a number of districts have reported improvements in fish stock, which have been attributed to the intervention of the Fisheries Protection Unit.
Currently, a 28 feet recommended boat size is being built by Kyalimba Construction Company at Bangaladesh landing site in Namasale sub county. 56 out of the 846 boats expected for the start are already furnished.
David Okello, the District Chairperson Disability Union, says that he visited one of the families in Namasale where all its five members are deaf and realized they are ignorant about COVID-19 and preventive measures.
Reports indicate that on Friday morning, Achola’s two sons; Innocent Morris Ongol had a quarrel with his brother Dick Opio at their home. It is alleged that while trying to intervene, Ongol hit his mother on the head first, with a broken pot and thereafter with a firewood fragment.
In mid April, Lake Kyoga Management Organisation-LAKIMO slapped a two month ban suspending fishing activities to allow the Fisheries Protection Unit (FPU) coordinate the registration of fishermen and their boats.
The money was meant to finance constructions of three community roads including a road stretching from Amolatar town to Amai Hospital about 11km, a road from Odyak Trading Centre to Kitaleba landing site in Muntu Sub County and a road stretching from Amolatar health centre to Abeja Landing site in Arwotcek Sub County.