Minister of Works and Transport Monica Azuba says that Uganda has a plan to build its network from the Ugandan side whether from the standard Gauge or Uganda railways but will use badges between Kisumu and Port Bell and Majanji at the North East corner of Lake Victoria.
They were nabbed by APs patrolling Lake Victoria.
Police in Suba North, Homa Bay County have arrested two Tanzanians who were trafficking bhang worth Sh0.5 million on Remba Island in Lake Victoria.
Waterspouts often happen on Lake Victoria, he adds, and so it was such a rare occurrence for it to happen at Lake Bunyonyi.
Besides the stream, Ssenkabira says the place is also located on the outskirts of Lake Victoria which is an additional advantage since it beautifies the place.
Fishermen, tourism operators and other users of Lake Victoria have a reason to smile after countries in the region launched a massive operation to rid the lake of the stubborn water hyacinth.
Lake Victoria maritime transport was for years patronised by the famous MV Uhuru ferry and its sister MV Umoja.
He added that the EAC through institutions such as Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC) and Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO), is implementing numerous projects on Lake Victoria to improve port infrastructure, navigation safety, fisheries and to fight pollution of the Lake.
The team involves the counties bordering Lake Victoria – Kisumu, Homa Bay, Siaya, Migori, and Busia; EAC, Lake Region Economic Bloc, Lake Basin Development Authority, LVEMP, KPA, and Kenya Railways.
Cage fish farmers operating in Lake Victoria have said they have a strategy that could help generate enough resources to end exploitation by middlemen.