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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 3 1

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.
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.
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.
12:47
12:47

Fisheries Protection Unit Accused of Aiding Illegal Fishing in Serere Law Enforcement 2 1

Illegal fishing activities are on the rise in Serere due to the alleged collusion between FPU and the fishing communities.
14:49
14:49

Fishermen in Serere Struggling to Survive over Fishing Ban Serere District 1 2

Simon Okwi, the Parish Councilor of Kagwara says the situation of the fishing community has been worsened by the COVID-19 lock down. He notes that some families have split, leaving children to fend for themselves.
14:25
14:25

Construction of Recommended Boats Starts in Serere Lake Kyoga 2 2 Top story

John Peter Aseun, the Chairperson of the Fish Protection Unit in Ajuba, says much as they have mobilised people to register r as boat owners, fishmongers and fishermen, a good number is unable to meet the demands of the new fishing regulations due to financial constraints and lack of National Identity Cards.
12:08
12:08

Pictorial: Dilapidated Kagwara Fish Handling Facility Shoddy works Top story

Serere District local government declined to receive the facility from the then Fisheries State Minister, Ruth Nankabirwa citing shoddy works. They also argued that the facility was not complete by the time of the handover in 2013.
13:43
13:43

Kagwara Fish Handling Facility Falls into Pieces Before Use Lake Kyoga 1 2 Top story

Michael Olobo, the Serere District NRM Chairperson who visited the landing site on Monday wants the contractor apprehended.
10:05
10:05

Serere Leaders Want Audit of Fish Handling Facility Minister Helen Adoa 1 1

The facility located in Kadungulu Sub County was constructed between 2009 and 2013 at 2.7 billion shillings. However, it has not been in use after the district declined to receive it from the contractor citing shoddy works. `
08:54
08:54

Suspension of Fishing Activities Forces Serere Men to Flee Homes Lake Kyoga 1 3 Top story

“When soldiers came here, my husband ran away and has never returned. He was scared because we were told that those men are ruthless. I sold part of my cassava to buy wheat flour and other ingredients for making mandazi. That is how I’m trying to help these children but a majority of people don’t have money to enable this business thrive”, she said.
10:43
10:43

500 Fishing Gears Burnt in Serere RDC Geoffrey Okiswa 1 1

The operations started on Sunday, forcing several residents to flee their villages due to fear of being arrested. Some residents have not yet returned to their homes even after the operations in their respective areas and landing sites.
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