Thursday, 22 May 2008

MV Bukoba Anniversary Marred By Poor Turnout

From The Citizen, Dar es Salaam
Patty Magubira in Mwanza

A poor turnout yesterday marked the 12 anniversary of the MV Bukoba tragedy in which more than 800 people perished in 1996.

Another 280 passengers survived when the steamer sailing from Bukoba capsized and sank a few kilometres from Mwanza.

The anniversary ceremonies were yesterday for the first time organised by the consumer consultative council of the Surface and Marine Transport Regulatory Authority (Sumatra).

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