At least 35 people died after a cruise boat carrying party revellers capsized on Lake Victoria, Uganda.
At least 35 people died in a boat accident on Lake Victoria in the central region of Uganda on Saturday, according to the Ugandan police force.
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A magnitude 5.7 earthquake occurs in northern Tanzania, near Lake Victoria, killing at least 13 people and injuring 200 others. Tanzanian authorities report significant damage in the town of Bukoba. The governments of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, and Uganda report tremors.
An Ilyushin Il-76 crashes into Lake Victoria after taking off from Entebbe International Airport in Uganda, likely killing all eleven passengers.
At least 41 people are killed after a river bursts its bank in Bududa, Uganda. Many more are injured and dozens are displaced.
The death toll of the MV "Nyerere" sinking in Lake Victoria, Tanzania, rises to 224. Several are still missing.
The death toll of the MV "Nyerere" sinking in Lake Victoria, Tanzania, rises to 207. Several people are still missing.