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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 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 5

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

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 26

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 50

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 25

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 115

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 44

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 56

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 28