Fishermen urged to observe safety precautions

Commercial fishermen in Bondo Sub County have been cautioned against disregarding safety measures while in Lake Victoria to reduce accidents that have been on the rise. Yimbo West Ward fishermen group Chairman, Julius Odembo, called on the fishermen particularly within the beaches of Bondo Sub-County to pay attention to weather forecasting to assist them in […]

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Government plans to construction new landing bay at Sori Beach

Livelihoods among fishermen at Sori Beach in Migori County is expected to improve if the proposed modern boat landing site is constructed. Fisheries, Aquaculture and Blue Economy PS Dr. Francis Owino said the Government had terminated contract for the old unfinished landing bay due to continuous rising of water levels of Lake Victoria which had […]

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Three fishermen rescued from drowning following clashes

Three fishermen were rescued from drowning at Kamwai Beach in Lambwe Ward of Suba North Constituency, following a confrontation with the neighboring fishermen from Lela Beach on Thursday morning. The confrontation ensued between a group of fishermen from Kamwai Beach and their colleagues from the neighboring Lela Beach in Homa Bay Town Constituency, over the […]

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Give fishermen more to comply with regulations 

The  Kenya  Maritime Authority (KMA) has been asked to extend their grace period for fishermen operating on Kenya lakes to comply with marine regulations and requirements. KMA  last week began a crackdown on boats in Lake Victoria that are not registered under the authority as well as fishermen without recommended safety gears. The  Rarieda politician, […]

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Fishermen threaten to demonstrate against County Executive Member

The  Homa Bay County Beach Management Unit (BMU) wants Governor  Awiti  to sack the County Executive Member in charge of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries due to incompetency. The BMU which brings together more than 80, 000 fishermen along Lake Victoria has threatened to hold a demonstration in Homa Bay Town, if the Governor fails to […]

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