On 26 September 2002, The Joola, a government-owned Senegalese ferry, capsized off the coast of The Gambia, killing over 1,800 other folks. There have been simply 64 survivors.
It’s the second-worst non-wartime maritime crisis in historical past, taking the lives of greater than the notorious Titanic.
Two decades on, the BBC investigates why this tragedy came about and tells the harrowing, heart-warming tales of survivors and households, who proceed to name for the wreckage to be raised from the ocean mattress.
Watch the total documentary The Joola: Africa’s Titanic right here.
Produced and directed by way of Efrem Gebreab and Nicola Milne
Edited by way of Anthony Irungu