Ferry

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 28th, 2014
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by Ogbuefi Blogs South Korean Prime Minister Chung Hong-won has resigned over his government’s handling of the sinking of a passenger ferry that killed more than 100 people and left more than 300 missing. He apologized for not preventing the tragedy and for not being able to respond properly to it, s...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 21st, 2012
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Tanzania’s government has halted rescue operations for a ferry accident that appears to have killed 146 people. Government official Ali Juma Shamhuna said 69 passengers were confirmed dead and 77 were still missing, but the rescue efforts were called off because it was unlikely to still find any pass...
By benim
In East Africa
Sep 17th, 2011
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Four people have been charged with causing the deaths of more than 200 people when a crowded ferry sank last week in Zanzibar, local media reported on Saturday. The captain of the MV Spice Islander I ferry, Said Abdallah Kinyanyite, 58, who remains missing, was charged in absentia at the Zanzibar Hig...
By benim
In East Africa
Sep 12th, 2011
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Stone Town – More than 240 people were killed when a ferry sank off Tanzania’s coast and about 600 rescued, officials said on Sunday, indicating that the ferry had been overloaded. Assistant police commissioner Mussa Ali Mussa, the head of police in Zanzibar, said that at least 240 people...
By benim
In East Africa
Sep 11th, 2011
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These dramatic pictures show the desperate attempts of Tanzanian civilians fighting desperately to stay afloat after an overloaded ferry sank of the tourist island of Zanzibar. At least 190 people died yesterday, whilst more than 600 survivors were rescued in an operation that has left 40 people in a...