‘Lake Tanganyika fish deplete’
Published On April 27, 2023 » 747 Views» By Times Reporter » Business, Stories
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•FISHERMEN on Lake Tanganyika in Mpulungu, Northern Province getting ready to sell their day’s catch at nearby Ngwenya Market. Picture by KETRA KALUNGA

By KETRA KALUNGA in Mpulungu
THE fish catches on Lake Tanganyika has reduced due to the rampant use of illegal fishing methods, prompting the authorities to introduce a three-month fishing ban this year.
The authorities in four countries sharing the lake, Zambia, Tanzania, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have resolved to close the lake for three months to allow for the fish to populate
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