June 1, 2023

Lake Tanganyika is just not closed this Monday, Could 15 as initially deliberate by the riparian international locations, particularly the DRC. In keeping with the interim governor of the province of Tanganyika, his authorities has not but taken accompanying measures within the face of this determination.

The interim governor of Tanganyika, Dieudonné Kasaka, says that amongst these accompanying measures, the naval power should be outfitted to observe the lake and forestall any unlawful fishing.

The provincial authorities had deliberate to provide the town of Kalemie with frozen merchandise corresponding to rooster or horse mackerel to make up for the dearth of fish from Lake Tanganyika. Nevertheless, he factors out, the town of Kalemie doesn’t have a chilly room.

He additionally pronounces that coaching is deliberate for individuals who ought to comply with up on the choice to shut the lake. However to this point no motion has been taken.

As well as, the interim governor of Tanganyika specifies that solely the governor can signal a provincial decree closing Lake Tanganyika. Being interim, he cannot do it.

For the provincial president of the fishermen of Tanganyika, Pierre Kalonda Sadiki, the members are usually not able to respect this measure:

“We won’t shut! We proceed to fish, because it’s too early. We’re fishermen. It is not by waking up within the morning that you simply shut the lake for 3 months, we will not fish No! We’re accountable and we pay taxes. We should report earlier than and create accompanying measures”.

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