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January 8, 2019 3:45 AM 1 killed, 21 injured in kombi head-on collision

One person died while 21others were seriously injured when two kombis were involved in a head-on collision in Mbembesi at the Fort Rixon turn-off along the Bulawayo- Harare Road. The injured were rushed to the United Bulawayo Hospitals and Mpilo Central Hospital. Bulawayo Chief Fire Officer Mr Richard Peterson said a woman died on the spot while 21 others 14

December 29, 2018 12:31 PM Snake in kombi causes panic

Passengers on board a commuter omnibus plying the Gokwe-Kwekwe route, were left shell shocked after commuter omnibus loaders intercepted a parcel that contained a snake within the kombi. The metre-long puff adder which had about 10 small ones, was found in a sack neatly tucked in the boot of the kombi and is said to have been given to the kombi crew by a man in Gokwe 14

December 28, 2018 8:08 AM Suicide flop left nursing injuries

A 25 year old Bulawayo man sustained serious injuries after he allegedly threw himself in front of an oncoming car in a suspected suicide attempt following a dispute with his girlfriend, police said yesterday. The incident, which was confirmed by deputy police spokesperson for Bulawayo Metropolitan province Inspector Abednico Ncube, occurred on Christmas 6

December 3, 2018 3:48 AM Kombi runs over, injures two policemen

Two Gweru police officers who suffered broken limbs after being hit by a commuter omnibus as they attempted to stop the driver, are battling for life. Acting Midlands provincial police spokesperson Assistant Inspector Ethel Mukwende referred questions to National police spokesman Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi who however, said he was yet to get details 15

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 22

September 14, 2018 6:24 AM Jah Signal in car crash

Fast-rising Zimdancehall star Jah Signal will be out for a month after he was involved in an accident in Harare. The popular musician suffered bruises and broken ribs and might postpone the launch of his debut album Jaya. Contrary to social media reports that the Sweetie (Shinga Muroora) hit maker was in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) after the accident 10

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 37

July 12, 2018 1:12 AM 10 killed in horror kombi crash

Ten people died while one sustained serious injuries in a head-on collision involving a Chinhoyi-bound Nissan Caravan and a haulage truck at Mapinga along the Harare-Chirundu Highway on Tuesday night. The accident occurred at around 10pm at the 60-kilometre peg where the ascent into the Great Dyke Pass begins. The driver of the Nissan Caravan allegedly 29

July 4, 2018 1:52 AM Infant (2) dies after kombi crashes

A two-year-old boy was killed, while 17 other people were injured last week when a commuter omnibus they were travelling in veered off the road and rammed into a precast wall at the 20km peg along the Mutare-Masvingo highway. Manicaland provincial police spokesperson Inspector Tavhiringwa Kakohwa confirmed the incident. “At around 6.20am on Monday, June 25, the driver 53

June 25, 2018 7:05 AM Drunk pupil beds two kombi drivers

Two commuter omnibus drivers have been arrested for allegedly having sex with a 15- year old pupil while she was drunk. The teenager, a Form Three pupil at a school in Bulawayo, was with her friend when the incident occurred. Her boyfriend and his colleague who is also a kombi driver (24) appeared separately before Bulawayo magistrate Ms Gladmore Mushove 28