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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 104

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 36

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 42

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 22

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 20

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 28

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 28

March 20, 2018 4:31 PM Nurse dies, 6 injured in kombi crash

A nurse from Plumtree died on the spot while six people are admitted at the United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) after a commuter omnibus they were travelling in overturned and rolled several times along the Plumtree-Mphoengs Road. The accident occurred on Friday last week.The driver of the commuter omnibus from Mathole Transporters lost control after he allegedly 14

February 27, 2018 5:19 PM Police kill suspected turkey thief

In yet another low for the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP), one of its officers,last week shot and killed a Bikita villager who was suspected of having stolen nine turkeys from fellow villagers. The latest dose of negative news comes as two Harare families are still smarting from the deaths of their members who were shot and killed last Thursday during 34

December 23, 2017 5:25 PM Unlicensed kombi driver faces life ban

A Plumtree man faces the mandatory six months in prison and a life ban from driving after he drove a commuter omnibus without a licence and was touting for passengers. Michael Khumalo (26) of Lakeview, Plumtree was convicted on his own plea of guilty to driving without a licence when he appeared before Plumtree resident magistrate, Mr Taurai Manwere 58