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12:27
12:27

Bunyoro Fishermen Struggle to Send Children to School over FPU Operations Lake Albert 2 1

The affected fishermen have been left stranded without any economic activity forcing many of them to vacate the lake.
13:25
13:25

Army's FPU Destroys 279,900 Pieces of Illegal Fishing Gear 1

The destroyed fishing gear includes boats, monofilament nets, solar batteries, bulbs, hooks, and and were burnt alongside impounded immature fish catch.
10:01
10:01

FPU Operations Combat Attacks on Fishermen on Lake Albert DRC Militiamen 2 1

Since August this year when the FPU operations intensfied on Lake Albert to fight illegal fishing practices, there have been no attacks on Ugandan fishermen.
11:38
11:38

Fisheries Protection Unit Releases 25 Impounded Boat Engines Fishermen 2 1

The engines were impounded from various landing sites on Lake Albert in the Bunyoro sub-region during operations against illegal fishing gear in August.
09:47
09:47

FPU Distributes 1000 Kgs of Impounded Fish to Prisons, Army prisoners 2 1

The immature fish was impounded from various landing sites on Lake Albert in the Bunyoro sub-region, where the Fisheries Protection Unit-FPU has been conducting operations against illegal fishing gear since August.
14:18
14:18

FPU Accused of Using Exhibits Impounded from Fishermen 1 3

They say several motorcycles that were impounded for transporting immature fish are also being used to transport soldiers attached to the unit. The fishermen wonder why the FPU uses their impounded fishing gear to carry out operations on the lake yet the government gave them all the necessary resources to conduct the operations.
16:23
16:23

Fishermen Want FPU Investigated for Allegedly Selling Impounded Fish in DRC 4 2

Fishermen at various landing sites say their impounded immature fish by the FPU operatives is ending up in the DRC fish markets.
13:22
13:22

Ugandan Fishermen Flee to DRC as FPU Intensifies Operations on Lake Albert Fishing 1 4 Top story

Those fleeing are from the landing sites of Butiaba, Wanseko, Bugoigo andKabolwa in Buliisa, Kijangi, Kaiso, Rwentale, Runga and Mbegu in Hoima, Nkondo, Sebigoro, Kyehoro, Bugoma and Kyekapere in Kikuube, Ndaiga and Kitebere in Kagadi.
02:04
02:04

Panicky Fisherman Jumps to his Death After Meeting FPU in Lake Albert 1

The deceased has only been identified as Owonda, a fisherman attached to Kijangi landing site in Tonya parish Buseruka sub county in Hoima district. Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson confirmed the incident saying they have launched investigations.
10:32
10:32

319,000 Illegal Fishing Gear Destroyed Countrywide 2

Lt. Reuben Ndifuna, the spokesperson for Fisheries Protection Unit-FPU says that they destroyed 52,575 pieces of monofilament nets, 8,457kg of immature fish, 35,442, 10,881 illegal boats, 1,463 solar batteries and 189,103 illegal hooks among others.
08:35
08:35

Fisheries Protection Unit Burns Over 200 Illegal Boats fishermen 1 Top story

According to Ndifula, the operations that are ongoing are aimed at strengthening national capacities to eliminate illegal fishing activities and increase the protection of transboundary resources. He says that the operations will spread to all the landing sites on Lake Albert until all illegal fishing activities are stopped.
14:21
14:21

Fishermen on Lake Albert Want Operation Against Illegal Fishing Gear Halted 2 2

The fisheries Protection Unit-FPU early this month launched an operation against illegal fishing gear on the Lake Albert.
16:16
16:16

Over 2000 Illegal Fishing Boats Burnt on Lake Albert Monofilament nets 1

The illegal fishing gear was impounded during various operations in Buliisa, Hoima, Kikuube, Kagadi and Ntoroko districts under the Command of Lt. Colonel Dick Kaija, the Commandant of the Fisheries Protection Unit.
17:20
17:20

Six Fishermen Drown in Lake Kyoga Illegal Fishing 1 1

James Elocu, one of the survivors told our reporter in a phone interview that they entered the lake around 6:00pm when there were no signs of bad weather. He explains that as soon as they started fishing, heavy rains accompanied by a storm started forcing them to seek refuge from the moving island.
08:19
08:19

Over 1000 illegal Fishing Boats Burnt on Lake Albert 1 2

The illegal fishing gear was impounded in various operations, which started on Monday this week in Kikuube, Kagadi and Ntoroko districts under the Commander of Lt. Colonel Edward Ijjo.
23:29
23:29

Buyende Fishermen Cry Out to Tumukunde over Harassment by UPDF 1 2

Ivan Yeko one of the residents says the soldiers of the FPU have killed some fishermen who have been confronted by the soldiers on the lakes, other fishermen say they have been beaten by the soldiers and their boats banned on the lakes
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.
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.
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.
13:22
13:22

Nile Perch Stocks in Lake Victoria Increase by 31 Percent President Museveni 2 1 Top story

According to Dr. Rukunya, the country was losing about US$ 52 million approximately Shillings 182 Billion of fish exports annually due to illegal fishing activities.
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