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16:37
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Suspected Militiamen Raid Lake Albert, Rob Three Boat Engines DRC Militiamen 1 2

The seven suspected militiamen, four of them dressed in the DRC military uniform, placed several fishermen at gunpoint and ordered them to surrender their fishing gear. After executing their mission, they crossed to the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to Ethien Arua, one of the affected fishermen.
13:00
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Fishermen Recover Fishing Gear After Paying Ransom to DRC Militiamen Lake Albert 1 1

Wanzalla Okechi, one of the affected fishermen who is still pursuing the release of his boat engine, fishing boat and 14 sets of fishing nets told Uganda Radio Network in a telephone interview this morning that the militiamen are demanding US$ 500 to release his fishing gear.
12:42
12:42

Fishermen Demand Immediate Release of Their Impounded Fishing Gear Lake Albert 1 4

Henry Irumba, the LC 1 Chairperson Kaiso Landing site, says the families of the affected fishermen are experiencing untold suffering since they can no longer afford proving for their families. The boats and Engines were confiscated in April this year after the boat owners defied a night-time ban on fishing activities on Lake Albert occasioned by the outbreak of COVID-19 Pandemic.
12:36
12:36

Congolese Militiamen Rob Six Boat Engines on Lake Albert fishermen 1 Top story

Robert Ngabirano, the Officer in charge of Marine police at Sebigoro landing site told Uganda Radio Network on Saturday morning that the militiamen who were dressed in Congolese military uniform crossed to the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC after executing their mission.
17:12
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Congolese Militiamen Confiscate More Fishing Gear from Ugandan Fishermen david muhoozi 2

John Munguriek, one of the affected fishermen told Uganda Radio Network on Wednesday that the attack has left him with nothing. He says the Congolese attackers took his boat engine valued at Shillings 3 million.
12:18
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Congolese Militia Attack Ugandan Fishermen on Lake Albert armed congolese 2 1

Robert Ngabirano, the Officer in Charge of Marine Police attached to Sebigoro Landing site, says they are still gathering information about the incident.
13:58
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Stolen Fishing Gear Sold to Congolese Fishermen ugandans 4

It is alleged that after the gears have been robbed, the attackers approach Congolese fishermen in DRC from whom they sell the gears at a cheaper price.
15:27
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Attacks on Lake Albert Linked to DRC Gangs fishing gear 1 1

John Stephen Ekoom, the Hoima Resident District Commissioner, explains that the attackers are not Congolese government soldiers as earlier alleged. He says that the gangs operate along the shores of Lake Albert.
20:02
20:02

Armed DRC Soldiers Invade Lake Albert Again fishing gear 1

In the wee hours of Thursday morning, the Armed Congolese soldiers raided the lake Albert waters taking off with five boat Engines, four boats fishing nets and fish near Kaiso and Kyehoro landing site in Kabwoya and Buseruka sub-counties in Hoima district.
10:23
10:23

DRC Returns Stolen Boats armed 2

Robert Ngabirano, the officer in- charge of Marine Police at Sebigoro Landing site in Kabwoya Sub County, says that on Thursday, a team comprising of security officials, fishermen and Hoima district officials traveled to Tchomia in DRC and met the officials.
12:14
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Suspected DRC Soldiers Attack Ugandan Fishermen congolese soldiers 1 3 Top story

According to Kumakech, to recover a boat Engine, the fishermen have to part with between US 600 and 800 while a set of fishing nets costs between US 300to 400 dollars, which is costly.
14:50
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4 Fishermen Arrested, Fishing Gear Seized illegal fishing 1

The operation to stop fishermen using illegal gear has led to the arrest of four men from Malembo and Kalokoso landing sites in Bukakata Sub County, Masaka. The operation was led by the Fish Law Enforcement officers with the help of police.
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Police Fire Teargas to Arrest Fishermen using Illegal Gear fishing gear 1

The fishermen put up a spirited resistance during the Wednesday operation. They attempted to fight the enforcement officers with machetes and stones. The fishermen were supported by the angry spouses before they were overpowered.
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