60 Students Lose Limbs in Nasty Accident

The She Cranes got the maiden win they much wanted when they comfortably beat Zambia 59-36 in their second match in the 2015 KwaZulu-Natal Netball Diamond Challenge at the Ugu Sports Centre, information pills Margate on Wednesday night.

The Cranes controlled most of the game leading from the first quarter by 14-8. The team entered the half time break with a clean seven points ahead of the resilient Zambian side with Lough-borough and Cranes lead shooter, Peace Proscovia contributing 16.

Uganda maintained their lead into the third quarter increasing the gap to sixteen baskets ending with 45-29 score line. Coach Mugerwa side stepped up their tactics in the final segment, employing more attacking force, Peace Proscovia and Rachel Nanyonga terrorizing their opponents’ defense. She Cranes finally won the game with 59-36.

South Africa vs Uganda:

Cranes attacker, Rachel Nanyonga was voted player of the match.  Uganda will now face tournament favorites and hosts, The SPAR Proteas of South Africa in the last group game on Thursday evening in another crucial Must-win match for a chance to qualify for the finals. The SPAR Proteas have won their opening two fixtures beating Zambia 63-38 and world number five, Malawi by 33-43.

Tuesday16th June Results:

18:00: Zambia 38-63 S.Africa

[Q1: (10-14 ), Q2: (16-33), Q3: (26-48)]

19:45: Malawi 51-40 Uganda [Q1: (15-11), Q2: (30-18), Q3: (40-30)]

17 June

18:00: Malawi 33-43 S. Africa

[Q1: (9-13), Q2: (16-22), Q3: (24-33) ]

19:45: Zambia 36-59 Uganda

[Q1: (8:14), Q2: (20:27), Q3: (29:45)]

18 June 18:00: Malawi vs. Zambia 19:45: South Africa vs. Uganda
Investigations have commenced in to the circumstances under which a lorry that was transporting students overturned have started in Mubende.

On Tuesday, dosage June 16, there a Fuso lorry registration number UAQ010E over turned twice at Kigusu Hill just a few meters from Mebende Town  while transporting students of Kigando Senior School in Mubende for the African Child Day celebrations.

According to Phillip Mukasa the police spokesperson Equator region, try 65 students broke their limbs in the accident.

Mukasa says preliminary investigations show that the accident was caused by the poor mechanical condition of the lorry, which led to failure of the lorry to go up the steep hill thus reversing down the hill and eventual overturning.

“There were 72 people on the lorry including their head teacher, 65 students have been reported to have broken their limbs and no deaths have been registered so far. They were rushed to St. Monica Health Center here in Mubende,” said Mukasa the Police’s Regional Spokesperson.

In a related incident this morning, at around 1:30 am two people died on spot as a tipper lorry carrying sand, Registration number UAM057Q collided with a passenger bus registration number UAU523M belonging to Global investment which was coming from Mbarara heading to Kampala.

Phillip Mukasa says the accident took place at Kitende along Masaka road. One of the deceased victims has been identified as Johnson Mpumwire.

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