Popular singer Irene Namubiru was among those who survived the boat tragedy on Lake Victoria where at least 30 people died. Namubiru gave a detailed account on what transpired that dreadful day and through a Facebook post, she said that she owes her life to Brian Masoli - a student at Kampala International University - who rescued her after she jumped off the sinking boat.
Singer Namubiru Tells How She Survived Boat Tragedy
Monitor, 29 November 2018
On Friday night, I tried to sleep. I could not. There is a born again church nearby and they started praying very early. Instead of getting annoyed, I started praying with the… Read more »
Singer Iryn Namubiru Finds Man Who Saved Her After Boat Cruise Tragedy
Monitor, 27 November 2018
Singer Iryn Namubiru has a reason to thank God that she is still alive. The Nkuweeki hit maker narrowly survived death when a boat on which she, together with more than 100 people,… Read more »
Lake Victoria Tragedy - I'm Still Alive but So Traumatized, Says Iryn Namubiru
Monitor, 25 November 2018
Singer Iryn Namubiru who is one of the 26 people who survived when a boat they were sailing on capsized in Lake Victoria on Saturday says she's traumatised and getting medical… Read more »
Bodies Trapped Under Boat Wreckage - Divers
Observer, 29 November 2018
Several bodies are still trapped under the wreckage of sunken boat, according to police marines and UPDF divers. The boat capsized in Lake Victoria near Mutima beach in Mpatta… Read more »
Police Find Details of Missing Boat Victims
Monitor, 28 November 2018
Police yesterday recovered identification documents of nine people believed to have been aboard the ill-fated MV Templar boat, and none had previously been named among survivors or… Read more »
Day Three - Police, Army Find No More Bodies
Only 59 of more than 100 passengers that are said to have been on board when the ill-fated MV Templar that capsized on Sunday evening near Mutima Beach on Lake Victoria in Mukono… Read more »
Boat Tragedy Survivors Tell Their Stories
Monitor, 26 November 2018
Shamila Nsereko: We departed from KK Beach [in Ggaba]. Originally the departure time was 12pm but for some unknown reasons, we were delayed until 5pm. People used this time to… Read more »
The Daily Monitor reports that Buganda Kingdom Prince David Wasajja and others refused to abide by police instructions not to set out. A police spokesperson says officers told the ... Read more »
A boat carrying at least 100 revellers has capsized on Lake Victoria, killing several people. Prince David Wasajja, the brother of Buganda King Kabaka Ronald Mutebi, had been on ... Read more »
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