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12:57
12:57

Fisherman Drowns in Lake Albert boat accident 1

The deceased has been only identified as Kumakech, a fisherman attached to Mbegu landing site in Kabaale Sub county Hoima district. His other colleague who survived the boat accident is only identified as Opio.
16:08
16:08

Eight Bodies Retrieved from Lake Albert boat accident 3 1

Patrick Okello, a resident of Mbegu landing site in Hoima district, says they received information from DR Congo indicating that 8 bodies of the boat accident victims were recovered from the lake on Monday evening by Congolese fishermen.
13:30
13:30

16 Feared Dead in Lake Albert Water Accident DR Congo 2 1

The occupants of the boat allegedly sneaked out of the country and crossed to Mukambu in the Democratic Republic of Congo for the burial of their relative, who died on Saturday. The boat capsized during their return journey.
18:13
18:13

Three Bodies Retrieved from Lake Albert boat accident 1 2

The bodies were of 56-year-old Piwegi Abyola, 27-year-old Ajaru Owonda and one only identified as Juma all residents of Ususa landing site in Kyangwali sub-county Kikuube district.
16:09
16:09

Lake Albert Boat Accident Kills Eight People 1

The boat was sailing from Kyenyanja landing site in Kabwoya sub-county to Kyakapere landing site in Kyangwali sub-county. Onboard were some of the people forcefully evicted by Uganda peoples Defence forces-UPDF soldiers from Kyenyanja landing site which is said to be one of the illegal landing sites in the area.
17:03
17:03

Another Fisherman Killed in Lake Albert fishing 1 Top story

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network on Wednesday afternoon that the deceased was fishing with his colleague, John Kyaligonza where a hippo attacked their boat causing it to overturn and capsize.
12:50
12:50

Two Fishermen Drown in Lake Albert boat accident 1

The deceased have only been identified as Owonda 50 and Dickon 42 both fishermen attached to Nana landing site in Tonya parish Buseruka sub county Hoima district.
17:48
17:48

One Body of Lake Albert boat Accident Retrieved, More Still Missing marine police

Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police spokesperson told Uganda Radio network this evening that search for the remaining bodies is ongoing while the survivors are receiving treatment at various health facilities on Ndaiga landing site.
17:07
17:07

Captain of Lake Albert Accident Boat was Drunk-Police boat accident 1 2

The boat was carrying more than 60 footballers and fans from Fofo landing site in Buseruka Sub County to Runga landing site in Kigorobya Sub County for a friendly football match when the tragedy occurred. It capsized a few meters from Fofo landing site after setting off killing at least 30 people.
12:18
12:18

Masaka Teacher Dies in Lake drowning 1

Josephine Nabakooza, the Kilumba Sub County LC V Councilor in Kyotera district, says the boat was very old and in sorry state.
18:38
18:38

Mourners Castigate Museveni Over ‘Spiteful Comments' as MV K Palm Owner is Laid to Rest requiem service 1 3

Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda, the Kira Municipality MP, said whenever something bad occurs in Uganda, government is quick to look a scapegoat. Ssemujju notes that the K-Palm accident was just another indicator to government that all isnt well on Ugandan waters.
17:52
17:52

Oulanyah Demands Accountability for UGX 50 Billion Maritime Loan boat accident 2 1 Top story

Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, tasked government to avail a progress report on the implementation and utilization of 50.4 billion shillings million loan provided for maritime communication on Lake Victoria.
17:49
17:49

K Palm Boat Survivors Narrate Tragic Ordeal boat accident 1 6

The survivors who have been rescued so far include, Francis Senkeezi, Farooq Muzimba, Andrew Luziba, Joseph Kirimenzi, Mark Sseremba, Freeman Kiyimba, David Wasajja, Brian Jjuuko, Irene Namubiru, Iryna Namutebi, Justin Tashobya and one only identified as Twesigye, among others.
10:50
10:50

Forty People Rescued from Lake Albert after Boat Accident christmas 1 1

The boat, that was carrying the Christians among them, men, women and children, was hit by a strong wind soon after setting off from Kiryamboga landing site. It was also loaded with tents and plastic chairs according to Pastor Julius Orombi an eye witness.
18:00
18:00

Police Retrieves Bodies of Five Fishermen from Lake Victoria life jackets 1

Lameck Kigozi, the Southern Region Police Spokesperson, says police have handed over the bodies of the fishermen to their relatives.
06:57
06:57

Police Retrieves Eight Bodies from Lake Albert boat accident

Albertine Region Police Spokesman Julius Hakiza says the eight bodies were retrieved from the water by police marine unit and local divers on Saturday night. He says they are still searching for the remaining two bodies.
15:01
15:01

25 People Feared Dead in Missing Boat boat accident 1 Top story

The 25 were traveling from Lyabaana landing site to Nkese in Bubeke Sub County, Kalangala District
11:04
11:04

14 Missing in Lake Victoria Boat Accident overloaded boat 1 1 Top story

At least 14 people are missing after a boat capsized on Lake Victoria, off Rippon landing site in Jinja district.
11:02
11:02

106 Bodies Retrieved from Lake Albert Boat Accident boat capsizes

The number of dead bodies retrieved from Lake Albert following the Saturday morning boat accident has reached 106 dead. There is little hope of finding anymore survivors. The boat was transporting Congolese refugees.
13:04
13:04

Life Jackets Ultimatum Issued As Five Go Missing on Lake Albert drowning accident

Saiga identifies those missing as brothers; Joseph Ssebale aged 18, Ziwa Batulumayo, 22, Godfrey Kiwanuka aged 21 and Peterson Mukasa 18.The four brothers had been sent by their mother, Aisha Nabukenya to collect her business merchandise from Sonsio landing site.
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