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December 28, 2018 5:37 PM Harare budgets $52m for roads

Harare City Council (HCC) has set aside a budget of over $50 million to repair the capital city’s dilapidated and pot hole-infested roads with effect from January 2019. Harare mayor Hebert Gomba said the road rehabilitation programme is set to start early January as the council is targeting to repair 10 roads per ward around Harare’s suburbs and Central 30

December 27, 2018 5:22 PM ‘Fatal Xmas road accidents up to 122’

Christmas Day holiday statistics show an increase in fatal road traffic accidents from 89 in 2017 to 122 in 2018, Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP), has revealed. This comes after more than 60 people died due to the escalation of road accidents in the last quarter of 2018. In a statement assistant commissioner Paul Nyathi said 2018 holds dire records of fatal 18

December 27, 2018 1:58 AM 12 die, 63 injured in Xmas crashes

Twelve people were killed, while 63 others were injured in 122 road traffic accidents recorded countrywide on Christmas Day, a slight increase rise from last year. All the accidents were attributed to human error although police could not give details of where the accidents occurred. Last year, nine people died and 42 others were injured in 89 road traffic 20

December 23, 2018 7:58 PM NRZ tonnage grows by 10pc

The tonnage moved by the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) has grown by almost 10 percent in the first 11 months of the year compared to the comparative period last year. In the 11 months ending November 30, 2018, the rail operator transported goods weighing a total of 3 178 785 tonnes, compared to 2 897 836 tonnes in 2017. NRZ public relations manager 36

December 13, 2018 6:40 PM Delta pours $21m in Chibuku Super plant

Delta Corporation has invested $21 million on its Chibuku Super plant in Fairbridge and effluent pipeline to serve communities in Umguza District. The company’s general manager for the sorghum division, Mr Tich Rinomhota, said this in an interview after the commissioning of a $260 000 upgrade of a road junction that links its Fairbridge Chibuku Super 19

December 12, 2018 4:04 PM Insure passengers, public service vehicles implored

The Insurance Council of Zimbabwe (lCZ) has called on public service vehicle operators to prioritise insurance cover to ensure that victims are compensated in the event of an accident. ICZ said public service operators should ensure that all their vehicles are complaint with the Road Traffic Act Chapter 13:11 and Road Motor Transportation Act Chapter 16

December 8, 2018 12:42 PM Road accidents biggest killer of young people – WHO

Road injuries are now the biggest killer of children and young adults worldwide, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The organisation published figures that also reveal Africa has the worst rate of road traffic deaths in the world. Its report says many African and South American countries still do not have sufficient speed limit laws. But it also highlights 123

December 5, 2018 4:20 PM Timmy ups ante against road carnage

Veteran actor Timothy Tapfumaneyi of the Timmy na Bhonzo fame has been staging a one-man campaign in the capital over the increase of road traffic accidents that are claiming lives. The actor now wants to take the demonstrations countrywide, as he appeals for funding for the campaign. “If I can get support I’m willing to take the campaign countrywide 25

November 1, 2018 12:15 PM Three killed in separate accidents

Three people died on the spot after being hit by vehicles in three separate accidents in Hwange and Lupane last Thursday and Sunday night, police confirmed. Matabeleland North police spokesperson Chief Inspector Siphiwe Makonese said the three accidents could have been avoided by observing road traffic rules. The first accident occurred near Halfway 42

October 30, 2018 1:36 AM Lion Air: How could a brand new plane crash?

Lion Air flight JT 610 has crashed into the sea , with nearly 190 people on board, shortly after taking off from the Indonesian capital, Jakarta. A lot of attention has focused on the fact the plane, a Boeing 737 MAX 8, was brand new. This is the first major incident involving that kind of plane. Details so far have been scant and the cause will not be confirmed 25