Zambian among dead students in Tanzania accident

Zambian among dead students in Tanzania accident


A Zambian is among  six  international students who were killed in a car crash in Tanzania, according to University of Dar-es-Salaam.

The Zambian has been identified as Chimuka Hamajata.

Others were Patrick Mubiru from Uganda; Nshaija Muganyizi, Dadi Kassim from Tanzania,  Chikondi Chasowa and Josephine Kaleso from Malawi.

Vice Chancellor  at University of Dar-es-Salaam , Prof. Rwekaza S. Mukandala said in a statement, explaining that the accident occurred on Saturday the 19th of November, 2011  wheb a group of 10 students were  travelling Rwanda, on a study mission at the Kigali Institute of Science and Technology, were involved in a road accident.

“The accident occurred at Rusahunga, Biharamulo-Kagera Region.”

“Six of the students involved in the accident lost their lives. This was a group of international students pursuing a Masters course on Mathematical Modelling under the auspices of the Eastern Africa Universities Mathematics Programme (EAUMP).”

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