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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 22

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 45

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 23

June 12, 2018 12:45 AM Boarding moving kombi kills 67-yr-old

A 67-YEAR-OLD man from Gwanda died on the spot after he was run over by a commuter omnibus as he tried to board it while it was in motion. Harrison Ngwenya of Tshoboye village, under Chief Mathe, missed the step and fell between the commuter omnibus and its trailer and was dragged for about 15 metres. He sustained swollen thighs and bruises on his back and died on the way to hospital 112

April 26, 2018 6:59 AM 4 perish in train, kombi accident

A goods train hit a commuter omnibus in Ruwa on Tuesday, killing four people and injuring 10 people. The accident occurred at a level crossing near Windsor Park. In a statement, national police spokesperson Chief Superintendent Paul Nyathi confirmed the accident. “The Zimbabwe Republic Police will like to confirm the death of four people in a road accident 41

April 17, 2018 1:52 PM Habitual criminal among armed robbers in shoot-out with cops

It has emerged that one of the armed robbers involved in a shoot-out with police officers that claimed the life of one civilian is a habitual criminal who always got away with bail. The habitual robber, Prince Makodza, is currently on the run. His accomplices Cletos Mazhewe,37, Tadziya Dzvairo,26, Respect Mwale, 30, Ben Mashingaidze, 39, and Carrington 49

April 10, 2018 7:12 AM ‘Jail rowdy kombi drivers’

A prosecutor has called for the incarceration of rowdy commuter omnibus drivers, saying their behaviour of driving recklessly was costing human lives and untold suffering in the country. Mr Isheunesu Mhiti said the unruly drivers were turning the country’s roads into a traffic jungle. He said this during aggravation following the conviction of Rexter 26

April 8, 2018 12:10 PM ‘Prostitute’ girlfriend torments man

A Harare commuter omnibus driver was granted a protection order by Civil Court magistrate after complaining that his commercial sex worker girlfriend was abusive. Temsen Ngaro, whose kombi plies the Harare to Dande route, appeared before magistrate Lazini Ncube accusing his ex-girlfriend Viola Chingwa of threatening him after he refused to live with her. “She tells 24

April 3, 2018 4:56 PM ‘Deal decisively with kombi crews stealing from commuters’

Commuters in Harare have called for stern measures against commuter omnibus crews accused of stealing from commuters while police on patrol reportedly turn a blind eye to the criminal activities. Commuters complain of losing cellphones, cash and other valuables to kombi crews. In an interview with The Herald yesterday, passengers and vendors confirmed 33

March 26, 2018 12:28 AM Kombi crew gang rapes woman without condom

Kombi crew gang rapes woman without condom A MUFAKOSE woman is traumatised after she was gang-raped by four Harare man on Thursday last week without using protection. Paddy Mlambo, 23, Kelvin Chiromudzimu, 22, Adson Tariro Masawi, 25 and Simbarashe Mlambo, 28, were hauled before a Harare magistrate on Saturday answering to rape charges. Simbarashe was also charged 108