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17:27
17:27

Buvuma Leaders Plead with UNRA to Tarmac Road to Landing Site Buvuma District 4 1

The LCV Chairperson Buvuma, Alex Mabiriizi says the district is struggling to repair the road since it was not budgeted for in the 2020/2021 financial year budget.
10:09
10:09

Minister Katumba Wamala Commissions New Buvuma Ferry 5 2

The ferry is going to replace the old one that has been operating the route from Kiyindi in Buikwe to Kirongo landing site in Buvuma. The old ferry is expected to be shifted to ply the route from Katosi to Kkoome island.
12:24
12:24

Fuel Prices Increase in Buvuma After Pump Stations Suspend Services Buvuma District 2 3 Top story

The fuel stations at Kirongo landing site and Luwanda trading center suspended their services due to failure by trucks to supply fuel from the mainland resulting from the suspension of ferry services.
13:03
13:03

Kiyindi-Buvuma Ferry Grounded Due to Submerged Docking Pier UNRA 1 3 Top story

Fred Wandera, a businessman in Buvuma notes that their business are hit hard whenever the ferry is out of service. He asks government to explore other alternatives as they wait to work on the docking pier.
11:22
11:22

Buvuma Fish Farmers Use Local Ingredients to Reduce Feeding Costs fish farming 3 1

The 16 farmers started cage fish farming at the height of operations by the Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF Fisheries Protection Unit, five years ago. However, the farmers say the costs of commercial fish feeds are almost chasing them out of business.
14:17
14:17

ULC Completes Verification Visit of Land Purchased for Oil Palm Growing Buvuma District 1 2

ULC together with representatives from Bidco and NOP visited the land in Bugabo, Buwangwe, Majjo and Bubanzi.
12:57
12:57

Buvuma Fishermen Protest New Revenue Rates Buvuma Distric 4 1

The fishermen and other boat operators pay 250,000 shillings license fee to the Ministry of Works every year. However in the revised rates, boats are required to pay Shillings 50, 000 and passenger boats between 20, 000 to 60,000 according to its size every month and 240, 000 shillings to the district per year.
07:04
07:04

Boat Operators Hike Prices After Suspension of Kiyindi-Buvuma Ferry Services UNRA 4 1 Top story

Teddy Nakato, a dealer in sweet plantain says she was forced to offload the bananas from two trucks and transport it using small boats. Nakato expresses distress for hiring trucks, which are now stranded at the island. This means she will have to pay the truck owner for extra days they will have to spend at the island without working. She pays about Shillings 250, 000 for three days.
08:20
08:20

Buvuma Authorities Fault Mukono Land Board for Illegal Transactions Buvuma District 3

The Buvuma District Principal Administrative Secretary-PAS, Ismael Kabonge, says they asked Mukono District Land to refer all land transactions in Buvuma to their board and area land committees. He however, says to their surprise Mukono District Land Board has continued handling land matters in Buvuma district without consulting them.
11:17
11:17

Buvuma District Struggling to Provide Safe Water to Residents 2 1 Top story

With 52 scattered islands on the Northern part of Lake Victoria, Buvuma district is home to more than 80,000 people. The district supplies water from Lake Victoria communities for use.
11:20
11:20

Buvuma District Adopts New Charging Policy to Increase Local Revenue 1

The Assistant Chief Administrative Officer-ACAO Ismael Kabonge told Uganda Radio Network that since the creation of Buvuma district in July 1 2010 it has been failing to collect the estimated local revenue and making recoveries of unrealized amounts due to gaps in the legal framework.
15:23
15:23

Thieves Threaten Fishing Activities In Buvuma Islands FPU 4 1

The fishermen reported losing two engines and several fishing nets in the past month. Several fishing nets have been removed after they have been set to trap fish.
12:27
12:27

Residents Abandon Fishing over Operations of Fisheries Protection Unit FPU 1 3

James Makomeli mugoya the chairperson of Kasansa rice growers’ association says growing rice was the only option. He reveals that started growing rice three years back before he was joined by his other colleagues who also used to earn a living from fishing.
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