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October 15, 2018 10:53 AM WATCH: Fists fly as taxi drives into oncoming traffic in Joburg

Yet another video capturing how minibus taxi drivers drive into oncoming traffic in Johannesburg has surfaced – but this one ended with fists flying. Christiaan Diedericks filmed the incident outside his home in Fourways‚ Johannesburg‚ at around 7.50am on Thursday morning. In the first video‚ a minibus taxi driver drives into oncoming traffic‚ then tries 1

October 10, 2018 10:05 AM Kenya bus crash kills at least 50 en route to Kisumu

At least 50 people have been killed after a bus travelling from the Kenyan capital Nairobi to Kisumu, in the west, veered off the road, police say. Many reportedly died when the vehicle overturned. Police fear the death toll may rise, with the possibility of passengers trapped in the wreckage. Police said the driver had lost control and plunged down a slope 9

October 4, 2018 6:19 AM Kombi driver in court for ‘killing’ pupil

A 31 year old commuter omnibus driver from Bulawayo has appeared in court for allegedly hitting and killing a Grade Four pupil at Malindela Primary School in Pumula North suburb on the opening day of schools. A court yesterday heard how Emmanuel Mlambo (8) was run over by a speeding kombi which killed him on the spot as he was heading to school with his friends 16

September 21, 2018 5:29 AM Girl, 9, shot dead as troops clear traffic

Four soldiers have been arrested in Somalia after a nine-year-old schoolgirl was shot dead in the capital, Mogadishu, police say. Deqa Dahir died and another girl was wounded when bullets hit their school bus while it was stuck in a traffic jam, Amnesty International said. Soldiers opened fire in an apparent attempt to clear the road for their vehicle 14

August 29, 2018 1:34 PM Three dead as RunX rams tree

Three people died while one was injured in a road accident that occurred at the 70km peg along the Bulawayo–Tsholotsho Road near the St James High school turn-off. Bulawayo Chief Fire Officer Mr Richard Peterson confirmed the accident which occurred at around 4PM on Sunday. He said a Toyota Runx, registration Number ADK 4243, veered off the road and rammed 32

August 24, 2018 9:29 AM Kombi rams into shop, injures 7 pedestrians

A commuter omnibus rammed into a shop and injured seven pedestrians on a pavement in the city centre in Bulawayo. The driver and his conductor were also injured following the accident which happened on Tuesday. The driver tried to avoid collision with a vehicle that had suddenly made a U-turn and then lost control of his vehicle which then crashed into a nearby 35

August 16, 2018 5:52 PM 3 dead, 31 injured in pile-up

Three people died and 31 were injured when three vehicles were involved in a pile-up near Umguza River Bridge along the Bulawayo-Beitbridge Road just before Kensington. The fatal accident occurred at around 9PM on Tuesday when two vehicles driven by Omalayitsha travelling in opposite directions collided head-on and the third vehicle that was folllowing 18

August 15, 2018 6:28 AM Head-on crash kills three year-old girl

A three year old girl died and seven other people were injured in a head-on collision that occurred at Mbalabala along the Beitbridge – Bulawayo Road. The accident occurred at around 5AM on Monday at the 71KM peg when one of the drivers who was trying to overtake another vehicle, encroached into the lane of oncoming traffic, resulting in the collision 23

August 13, 2018 11:13 AM Crash claims one, injures nine others

One person died while nine others escaped the clutches of death by a whisker on Thursday last week when a Toyota Wish they were travelling in failed to negotiate a curve, veered off the road and hit a tree in Gweru. The deceased died on the spot while the nine, who suffered various degrees of injuries, are admitted at Gweru General Hospital. Gweru City Council 23

August 7, 2018 3:41 PM Italy road crash near Foggia kills 12 African farm labourers

Twelve African farm labourers have died in a head-on collision between a van and a lorry near Lesina in the Foggia region of southern Italy. The labourers were returning from the fields, packed into a van which had Bulgarian number plates. Three other people were injured in the crash, including the lorry driver. Four migrant farm workers died in a similar 40