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Tanzanian Ferry Capsizes, Killing More Than 90

Sep 21, 2018 - The New York Times

NAIROBI, Kenya — The death toll from the capsizing of a Tanzanian ferry on Lake Victoria had climbed past 90 people and may go significantly higher as search efforts continue, the authorities said on Friday.

Exactly how many passengers were packed on board the ferry, the MV Nyerere, remains unclear, as the authorities fear that the person who had handled ticketing was among those who drowned. But some estimates put the number of passengers on the boat when it overturned on Thursday at mo...