Police calls out survivors of the Lake Victoria boat accident to testify

By Robert Ssegawa

Day six Police and UPDF Marine teams continue with the search of possible missing persons and property following the boat accident on L.Victoria is still on going. So far two outboard engines, the metallic part of canopy that had submerged into the lake at the scene of accident of the MV Templar wreckage have been recovered and delivered offshore.

The wreckage of the boat that was retrieved yesterday, 33 people confirmed dead where the actual numbers of those missing still not known.

On Wednesday police called on MV Kabalega to help in retrieving the killer boat after trying with local fishermen manually to pull the wreckage. The police director of operations Asuman Mugyenyi has asked the survivors to come out and give their testimony to help in investigating the matter.

“We call upon the survivors to come out in good faith and give their testimony, you are not suspects only we want to verify the claims from the public whether the number on boat were correct or wrong ,says Mugyenyi.

He adds that police needs to get even more truth of the survivors, as intelligence shows that very many people survived and they don’t want to come out though police has a list of big people who are known to board the boat are still hiding.

Mugyenyi further explains that the intention is in good faith to exactly know how many people are still missing. Last week over 100 revellers board MV Templar to Palm Beach in Mukono and capsized left over 30 people dead and 26 were rescued that very night.

Iryn Namubiru promises Fans a proper live music experience in upcoming show

By Annah Nafula

Singer Irene Namubiru says it took her sometime to get accustomed to singing along side a CD, a common practice on many Ugandan music shows. The singer intimated  to Flavia that her pride cost her because many events organizers did not understand the live band system.


“I missed a lot of money and shows because I always told people who booked me that I was waiting on my band from France. In France we always did live band music and that was how all shows were. I just couldn’t imagine going to perform and you end up simply miming your own songs.” ~Irene


The songstress later realized that it was the culture in Uganda and has since been able to accept invites to music shows.

However, Namubiru promises that at her show that has been dubbed one night only, she will be performing live and will concentrate more on singing and entertaining her fans. She further said that she will sing a proper set of 25 of her songs, she hinted on having guest performers.

Irene Namubiru’s show will be at Serena this Saturday,23rd December . Tickets are on sale at Serena. The Event’s host will be our very own, Flavia Tumusiime, host of the AM-PM show.