Articles tagged 'easter'

Huge leap in Easter road death toll 1 April 2018 HARARE - Almost double last year's death toll has been recorded on Zimbabwe's roads over the Easter weekend so far — and almost all of them over human error. Last year's figure of seven compares with 21 people killed this year, and a further 105 seriously injured as compared to 43 last year. ...
The reality of Easter is what matters 14 April 2017 HARARE - Every year, we are never short of people, including Christians, who misguidedly attack Easter and Christmas celebrations as if Christians are committing a great sin by taking over originally pagan celebrations to serve the cause of Christ. Now, I must make it clear from the onset that...
Macheso mesmerises Mutare 29 March 2016 HARARE - Over Easter holiday, Sungura King Alick Macheso brought the house down with his new album Tsoka Dzerwendo at the The Platinum Bar in Mutare, where hundreds of music fans packed the joint to the rafters. For the first time and true to its registered high selling figures of over 150 000...
Parly adjourns for Easter recess 22 March 2016 HARARE - The Zimbabwean Parliament is to hold its first plenary sitting on April 5 after the Easter recess, with both houses adjourning for 16 days. Parliament's two-week Easter recess began after the National Assembly and Senate sittings on March 17. All portfolio committee and thematic co...
Harare derby set for Easter 28 March 2015 HARARE - The first edition of the Harare derby between bitter rivals CAPS United and Dynamos will take place on Easter Monday according to the Castle Premier Soccer League. According to the fixtures released yesterday by the league, all the clubs will play two matches inside four days in what ...
Police warn transporters against hiking fares 18 April 2014 HARARE - The police have warned public transport operators against hiking fares during the Independence and Easter holidays, saying it was prejudicial to the public and will inconvenience those who want to visit their loved ones. Addressing journalists in the city, national police spokesperson...
Police warn of Easter road blitz 17 April 2014 HARARE - Senior police officers yesterday embarked on an operation to weed out corrupt activities on the roads, warning drivers to stay focused and not be distracted while travelling this Easter period. "Operation Traffic Checks'' got underway yesterday, and will result in a heavy police prese...
50 die, 273 injured in holiday accidents 3 April 2013 HARARE - The Easter holidays death toll has increased to 50, with 273 people injured in 424 road accidents countrywide, police have said. National police spokesperson Paul Nyathi said five more people died to add to the 45 recorded on Monday morning. Most of the accidents are being caused by huma...
Hectic Easter holiday for artistes 2 April 2013 HARARE - It was a hectic Easter holiday for artistes who spent most of their time working on various projects while others entertained fans across the country. Olivia Charamba, wife to the seasoned gospel musician Charles said she began her Easter holiday with a concert in Kadoma on Saturday befo...
Staggering deaths 2 April 2013 HARARE - The staggering number of deaths in just over four days of the Easter holidays due to road accidents raises serious questions about implementation of traffic laws. Officially, over 45 people have died in accidents involving mainly public service vehicles, otherwise known as kombis, pointi...
45 perish in bloody Easter 2 April 2013 HARARE - The Easter death toll has increased to 45, with 180 injured in 386 road accidents between Thursday and Monday, police have said. National police spokesperson Paul Nyathi said the number has escalated with three more deaths from the 42 recorded by Sunday. This is a big jump in road carnag...
Easter road toll rises 31 March 2013 HARARE - Close to three dozen people died from road accidents in 24 hours across the country, as the Easter holidays take a bloody turn. Shocked police say this is more than thrice last year s figures. Police spokesperson Paul Nyathi said road accidents recorded from Friday morning to yesterday m...