At least 10 people were reported to have died after a packed ferry sank on Lake Victoria.
'According to reports that President John Magufuli has just received from the authorities in Mwanza, the toll now stands at more than 40 dead, ' Gerson Msigwa, the president's spokesman, said on state television.
Regional governor John Mongella said late Thursday the toll had reached 44 while 37 others had been rescued, though some were in "a very bad condition". Rescue efforts have been halted until dawn on Friday.
The Tanzania Electrical, Mechanical and Electronics Services Agency (Temesa), which operates ferry services, said the MV Nyerere did not have any mechanical problems because heavy maintenance had been carried on it in recent months including overhauling two engines.
It has a capacity of 100 passengers and about 25 tonnes of cargo.
Bert and Ernie, Political Puppets
Saltzman told LGBTQ news website Queerty that he based Bert and Ernie on his own relationship with partner Arnold Glassman. I didn't have any other way to contextualize them. "They're not, of course", Oz wrote in a tweet .
Disney Confirms A 'Slowdown' On 'Star Wars' Movies
Walt Disney had a "no alcohol rule at Disneyland" rule, but "I think Walt had a nip or two in his apartment at night", Iger joked. Pointedly, however, Iger said that despite the backlash to Gunn's firing, he said that he hasn't "second-guessed their decision".
Malaysia ex-PM faces 21 new charges over 1MDB scandal
The former leader was questioned by police and then appeared in court in the capital, Kuala Lumpur , on Thursday. The latest charges come on top of three counts of money laundering levelled against him in August.
In 2012, at least 145 people died in a ferry disaster in the semi-autonomous archipelago of Zanzibar in the Indian Ocean, on a vessel that was overcrowded. The ferry was heading to Ukara Island from Ukara.
Earlier, the Ministry of Transport and Communication in Tanzania (TEMESA) had informed the public about the incident and also confirmed that hundreds of travelers were on board.
"The casualties are not known".
An eyewitness told this paper that more than 20 people were rescued by fishermen immediately after the accident occurred.
When connected with a compatible Android smartphone, the Amazfit Verge is also capable of enabling voice call support. The Amazfit Verge is the company's new smarwatch, that follows in the heels of Huami devices like the Amazfit Pace.
It was really cool meeting him. "Even when I was a little kid, Cheaper By the Dozen , I just like, grew up being a fan". He wasn't badly hurt: he just scraped his knee and drew some blood, as photos he posted to his Instagram confirm.
The Reuters poll also found O'Rourke with a strong advantage, by about a 2-to-1 margin, with Hispanic voters in Texas over Cruz. Tuesday, Cruz was up by nine points in the polls and then Wednesday, a different poll had O'Rourke up by two points.
The idea of creating a team to rival LeBron James in Los Angeles might be particularly appealing to both Butler and Leonard. The guard willed Minnesota to the playoffs, snapping a 13-year postseason drought.
Since its inception, CMCR has strived to collaborate and maintain productive relationships with key Federal and State agencies. The condition is now treated with medication originally designed for high blood pressure and seizures.
After an unusual visit from the chair umpire, Nick Kyrgios turned around his match and won it to reach the third round of the U.S. He will miss the China Open in Beijing and the Shanghai Masters, which he was scheduled to officiate in October.
Stars of this type are smaller and cooler than our Sun, so the planet must be at a fairly close range to get enough heat. There has been heavy speculation about whether there could be anything living on Proxima b since its 2016 discovery.
Police spokeswoman Dianne van Gameren said the victims were "primary school age" and some of them came from the same family. Four children aged four to 11 have been killed when a train slammed into an electric cargo bike in the Netherlands.
Officials across the state are cautioning residents that more floods are expected this week. "You take care of yourself". According to the White House, nearly 20,000 federal employees were deployed to states affected by Hurricane Florence .
While the jury is still out on whether God is a woman, we know for certain that whoever's in charge up there chose to make it rain on Ariana Grande's latest outing in NY .
California: Abbvie paid doctors to overprescribe Humira
If proven to be true it would be the biggest case of insurance fraud in the history of the California Department of Insurance. By revenue, AbbVie's Humira (adalimumab) is one of the most commercially successful drugs now on the market in the U.S.
Amazon's first Chicago store opens today
They can then shop as much as they like, while adding the real-life items to their digital shopping cart. Critics fear the technology is an attempt to run stores with fewer employees.
Apple CEO defends pricing of new iPhones
Plans for the XS Max on the other hand start at Dh340 per month (Smart Plan 150) and go up to Dh500 per month (Smart Plan 300). MacRumors tracked down the listings for each individual iPhone , potentially laying the question of battery sizes to rest.
Jordan Peele steps into Twilight Zone as new host
Die-hard fans will revel at hearing Serling's iconic narration mutate into Peele's own voice - at least this writer got chills. Academy Award victor Jordan Peele is about to enter another dimension.
Egypt resort couple's deaths 'inconclusive'
The authorities in Egypt have said their forensic examinations showed the deaths were linked to E.coli bacteria . John Cooper, 69, and his wife Susan, 63, from Burnley, died in the Red Sea city of Hurghada on 21 August .
This Banking Giant Just Partnered with Ripple
The FinTech company stated that the bank's customers will be able to receive real-time cross-border payments. By all accounts, this week's high is the highest figure recorded for XRP since the very start of September.