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07:18
07:18

Unidentified Boy Found Dead in Abandoned Pond deceased

George Masanga, another resident, says that most of the illegal settlers are reluctant to register their existence with the local authorities, which makes it hard to trace them in case of incidents such as sudden death, and theft of property, among others.
08:01
08:01

FPU Impounds Illegal Fishing Gear in Busoga Mayuge 1 1

The dealers normally store the illegal fishing nets in their homes and sell them off to clients, most of whom in the end act as their agents within the remote landing sites across different lakes within the country.
15:01
15:01

Two Fishermen Drown in Lake Victoria deceased

Rashid Kasaajja, the Bukagabo landing site chairperson, says that much as the Fisheries Protection Unit-FPU personnel have labored to sensitize fishermen on the disadvantages of using illegal fishing gear, which contribute to the increase of fatal accidents across the lake, most of them have remained adamant.
12:51
12:51

Unregulated Sand Mining Threatening Fish Breeding Areas in Mayuge, Jinja Lake Victoria 2 2

A local government official in Mayuge told URN that the unregulated sand mining has led to the widening of the lake shores.
10:54
10:54

FPU Destroys 1,000 illegal Fishing Nets in Mayuge area 2 2

The illegal nets comprised 1,044 beach seines and 88 monofilament nets which they say have been depleting the lake of all its’ fish species.
15:53
15:53

FPU Commander Calls for Establishment of Special Court for Fishery Issues government 1

Akandwanaho notes that cases of illegal fishing practices have increased and over 2500 illegal boats commonly referred to as “bao tatu” and 800 beach seines have been impounded in the past seven months.
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