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13:31
13:31

Early Rains Bring Relief to Drought-hit Bunyoro Cattle Farmers rainfall 3 1

Farmer Karim Rusathura says the early rainfall has not only relieved herdsmen but also crop farmers to start preparing their gardens for the early planting of crops.
06:59
06:59

Hoima Residents Accuse Area Police of Brutality, Torture extortion 4 2

There was a heavy deployment of Police in the sub-county two weeks ago after a group calling itself Bijambya dropped leaflets in various villages threatening to kill leaders and some area residents.
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.
12:23
12:23

Bodies of Two Fishermen Retrieved from Lake Albert

The deceased fishermen are Godfrey Kandole 30 and another one only identified as Richard 35 both fishermen attached to Kibiro landing site in Kiganja Sub County. Their fishing boat reportedly capsized on Tuesday after it was hit by strong winds
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.
12:21
12:21

Two Health Workers Arrested Over Sale of COVID-19 Vaccination Cards Police 2

Police allege that the suspects connived with a cleaner at Butema health center identified as Ivan Bigirwa to sell COVID-19 vaccination cards to various people in Hoima city and the district. Bigirwa was arrested red-handed on Sunday afternoon while selling the cards at Hoima Boma grounds in Hoima city.
15:38
15:38

Cleaner Arrested over Sale of COVID-19 Vaccination Cards suspect 1 1

It is alleged that the suspect connived with the Health Center III staff who issued the stamped COVID-19 vaccination cards to him to go and sell.
11:58
11:58

Police Investigates Dropped Leaflets in Hoima anonymous leaflets 1

The leaflets were dropped by unknown people calling themselves members of the Bijambya group.
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.
13:39
13:39

Security Heightened along Uganda-DRC Border ahead of New Year Festivities ADF Rebels 1 3

The heavy deployment of Police, Uganda Peoples Defence Forces-UPDF and personnel from sister security agencies is visible mostly at landing sites bordering DRC in the Albertine region.
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.
13:11
13:11

Hoima LC5 Chairperson Kirungi Arrested By Anti-Corruption Unit Detectives 2

Kirungi was picked from Hoima city on Sunday evening by detectives from the state house anti corruption unit and was whisked to yet an unknown police custody. However, sources say he is being detained at Kireka special investigations department unit-SIU in Kampala.
11:07
11:07

Lack of Equipment, Limited Funding Keeps Hoima City Roads in Sorry State residents 1 1

John Atugonza, a resident of Hoima west division, says that several roads in the area are impassable especially during the rainy season because the city authorities have taken long to grade them.
07:24
07:24

NDA Closes 178 Drug Outlets in Western Uganda Drugs 1 2

During the operation, NDA officials inspected 610 drug outlets including 557 human drug shops,31 veterinary drug shops and 11 pharmacies among others.
13:04
13:04

Students in Bunyoro Turn to Fishing due to Prolonged Schools Closure covid-19 1 5

Many of the students who came back from school in the Bunyoro sub region have joined the fishing sector to earn a living. They are employed at various landing sites in the region from where they carry out fishing expeditions on the lake Albert waters.
15:33
15:33

Stray Chimpanzee Critically Injures 5-Year-Old Boy in Hoima Body Injuries 2

Julius Wamani, the grandfather says his grandson was attacked by the wild animal at around 11am on Thursday as he together with his friends had gone to fetch water from one of the village water sources.
14:04
14:04

Fisherman Drowns in Lake Albert 1

The deceased has only been identified as Moses; a fisherman attached to Hoima landing site in Tonya parish Buseruka sub county in Hoima district. The incident happened on Wednesday morning at around 8:30a.m
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.
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