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Byline: David Livingstone Okumu
Daily Monitor reporter and NTV correspondent Moses Akena, including four other journalists, survived death when lightning struck and slightly burnt a radio station they were in. The Sunday incident happened during a two-hour downpour which put the radio off air.
Mr Akena said the first bolt of lightning damaged the power changer for Uganda Telecom, located within the radio premises, and minutes later, they heard a big bang that forced them to scamper for safety. "We were shocked by a loud thunder at about 1:30pm and within minutes, we all rushed out to find the studios burning," he said.
The lightning struck the station's …