Museveni defends Ugandan soldiers in L Victoria islands

What you need to know:

  • Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong accused Ugandan security forces of mistreating Kenyan fishermen.
  • But the Ugandan President accused the governor and the Samia community of "stealing my fish."
  • Mr Museveni said he would hold talks with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Tanzanian President John Magufuli to agree on a better way of managing the lake’s resources.

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Saturday defended his decision to send soldiers to Migingo and other contested islands on Lake Victoria, even as Kenyan fishermen complained of harassment.

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