Articles tagged 'accident'

Road deaths rate rises 3 January 2019 HARARE - The national rate of road deaths rose during the holiday period, recently-released data shows. In the past two weeks, 111 people have died, and there have been 1 590 major crashes. Several crashes in different provinces over the Christmas period involved multiple fatalities. But st...
New approach to tackle road carnage needed 28 December 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) released depressing statistics early this week which showed an increase in the number of road fatalities during the festive season. In the period under review, at least 89 people lost their lives in 2017 but the figure increased to 122 this year. ...
'Fatal Xmas road accidents up to 122' 27 December 2018 HARARE - Christmas Day holiday statistics show an increase in fatal road traffic accidents from 89 in 2017 to 122 in 2018, Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP), has revealed. This comes after more than 60 people died due to the escalation of road accidents in the last quarter of 2018. In a statem...
Zimbo excels in Fifa course but then tragedy struck 13 November 2017 HARARE - Gerald Dandah remembers waking up in a private hospital in Alexandria, South Africa without any recollection how he had got there last month. But after feeling the excruciating pain in his heavily-bandaged left leg, it finally dawned on him that something terrible had landed him there...
Fungisai fined $200 for negligent driving 20 September 2017 HARARE - Gospel musician Fungisai Zvakavapano-Mashavave yesterday escaped jail by a whisker after she was fined $200 for negligent driving. The Toita zvedenga hit-maker had pleaded guilty to contravening section 52(2) of the Road Traffic Act for negligent driving when she appeared before Harar...
Fungisai pleads guilty to negligent driving 19 September 2017 HARARE - Gospel musician Fungisai Zvakavapano-Mashavave — accused of causing a road accident that damaged three cars — yesterday pleaded guilty to negligent driving charges. The Toita Zvedenga hit-maker appeared before Harare magistrate Ruramai Chitumbura charged with contravening section 52(2...
Fungisai appears in court over accident 12 September 2017 HARARE - Gospel musician Fungisai Zvakavapano-Mashavave was hauled before the courts yesterday for allegedly causing a road accident that damaged three cars. The popular musician appeared before Harare magistrate Ruramai Chitumbura charged with contravening section 52(2) of the Road Traffic Ac...
Musician Tererai Mugwadi kills man in accident 5 September 2017 HARARE - Urban grooves musician Tererai Mugwadi fatally ran over a man, injured several others and did not offer any assistance, a Chitungwiza court heard yesterday. Mugwadi, 32, was arrested for vehicular manslaughter and culpable homicide shortly after the June 23, accident. One of the ac...
Govt must act now on accidents 11 June 2017 HARARE - News that 45 people perished when a Zambia-bound bus — carrying mostly cross-border traders — crashed in Nyamakate near Makuti made very sad reading. Only last month, over 30 passengers were burnt beyond recognition in a bus accident at Nyamatikiti near Chaka in Chirumanzu. These a...
Horror crash claims 45 lives 9 June 2017 HARARE - At least 45 people were killed, while 30 others were seriously injured when a Zambia-bound bus was involved in a horrendous accident on Wednesday evening. The horrific accident occurred a few weeks after 31 people, mainly cross-border traders, were burnt beyond recognition when a Sout...
13 relatives die in tragic crash 10 March 2017 BULAWAYO - A grieving Bulawayo family was hit by double tragedy on Wednesday night when 13 of its members were killed on the spot in a horrific accident when their minibus, which was ferrying the body of a deceased relative for burial in Masvingo, was mangled by a haulage truck near the National ...
DeMbare dedicate win to fans 12 June 2016 HARARE - Dynamos dedicated their hard-fought 2-1 win over Chapungu in a Castle Lager Premiership match at Ascot Stadium to their supporters who passed away in a road accident on their way to Gweru. Seven supporters died when the vehicle they were travelling in burst its front tyre and overturn...
DeMbare fans die in horror accident 12 June 2016 HARARE - In yet another horror accident on Zimbabwe's jungle roads, seven Dynamos Football Club supporters died on the spot along the Harare-Bulawayo highway yesterday when the minibus taxi they were travelling in burst a tyre and veered off the road before overturning at Battlefields. The fan...
5 killed in horror crash 18 October 2013 HARARE - Five people died on the spot yesterday morning in a horror accident when a Toyota Raum rammed into a Muzeya Bus near Zindoga Shopping Centre along Simon Mazorodze Road in Harare. Charity Charamba, national police spokesperson, could not immediately reveal the number of the injured.
8 perish in minibus accident 30 May 2013 HARARE - Eight people died while 12 others were seriously injured when a minibus travelling from Sanyati to Kadoma overturned five times, killing four people on the spot, police confirmed yesterday. National police spokesperson Paul Nyathi told the Daily News the minibus carrying 19 passengers bu...