Articles tagged 'bus accident'

Road accidents take their toll on zim 9 December 2018 HARARE - On November 13 this year, the historic city of Marrakech in Morocco opened a high-level forum on road safety. An excerpt from the speech by the host government's leader, King Mohammed VI Nasrallah, declared: β€œTo this end, we believe that it is essential for African States to define...
More vigilance needed on roads 7 December 2018 HARARE - The rainy season is now in full swing, making our deadly national roads even more treacherous and death traps for the public. Last month alone, at least over 100 people lost their lives after two major traffic accidents. One of the disasters occurred along the Harare-Mutare highway...
Black November 2 December 2018 HARARE - In Zimbabwe, the month of November is revered by most cultures and in traditionally considered as a sacred month. So scared is the month that traditional rituals and rain making ceremonies are suspended and no marriages are supposed to take place as it is believed ancestors will be ta...
Our roads have become death traps 26 November 2018 HARARE - On Saturday, another life was lost when a Gweru-bound bus carrying 53 passengers veered off the road and overturned in Bulawayo. This comes on the bedrock of several other accidents that have claimed more lives this month. A fortnight ago, 42 passengers were burnt beyond recognitio...
Another fatal bus accident 25 November 2018 BULAWAYO - One person died yesterday morning after a Gweru-bound bus carrying Roman Catholic members who were headed to a choir competition in the ''city of progress'' veered off the road and overturned in Bulawayo. Police confirmed the accident involving a Tatenda Safaris bus which was headed...
NUST in DNA analysis for Gwanda bus disaster victims 22 November 2018 HARARE - DNA analysis techniques at the National University of Science and Technology (NUST) are being used to identify victims of the Gwanda bus disaster. According to Local Government minister July Moyo, the analysis will last for two weeks. The deceased victims of last Thursday night's h...
Race to identify accident victims 18 November 2018 HARARE - Authorities are working with the National University of Science and Technology (Nust)'s Applied Genetic Testing Centre (AGTC) to try and identify deceased victims of last Thursday night's horror road accident in Gwanda who were burnt beyond recognition. AGTC director, Zephaniah Dhlami...
Another horror bus disaster hits Zim 17 November 2018 HARARE - In yet another tragic and horror road accident, 42 people were burnt beyond recognition on Thursday evening, while 26 others were seriously injured when the bus they were travelling in caught fire and exploded near West Nicholson. It is suspected that the tragedy was caused by a leaki...
We've lost our spirit of Ubuntu 11 November 2018 HARARE - Recent events following the tragic road accident that left at least 50 people dead along the Harare-Mutare highway near Rusape on Wednesday are very disturbing. A Smart Express bus is alleged to have tried to overtake a haulage truck on a prohibited stretch on the road before crashing...
Artistes mourn accident victims 10 November 2018 HARARE - A number of local artistes have sent condolence messages to families of the Rusape accident victims and calling on all drivers to exercise caution on the roads. The accident β€” involving two buses β€” saw 50 people perishing with over 80 others being injured. Top musician Jah Prayzah ...
Traffic deaths can be avoided 9 November 2018 HARARE - Late on Wednesday afternoon, at least 47 Zimbabweans lost their lives following a head-on bus collision along the Harare-Mutare highway. A Smart Express coach crashed with a Bolt Cutter bus near Torish Farm just after the Rusape tollgate. Although police are still investigating the...