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Zimbabwe Bus Crash : Government Declares National Disaster

Zimbabwe Bus Crash : Government Declares National Disaster

Government has declared a state of national disaster the accident in which 46 people were killed when two buses side-swiped at the 166-kilometre peg along the Harare-Mutare highway on Wednesday evening. The accident involved Bolt Cutter and Smart Express buses. Declaring an accident a state of national disaster enables the State to mobilise resources to […]

Londiani Killer Bus Owner Arrested As Death Toll Rises

Londiani Killer Bus Owner Arrested As Death Toll Rises

 Police have arrested the owner of the bus involved in an accident that killed 56 people on the Londiani-Muhoroni Road, within Kericho County. Bernard Ishindu Shitiabayi was arrested alongside Cleophas Shimanyula, alias Toto, the SACCO boss and are expected to be charged with operating outside the licensed hours. Fifteen people are still receiving treatment at […]

Tragedy Hits South Africa As Bus Crashes, Kills 9 People Including Zimbabweans

Tragedy Hits South Africa As Bus Crashes, Kills 9 People Including Zimbabweans

Nine Zimbabweans, among them a toddler, were killed yesterday when the bus they were travelling in was involved in an accident along the N1 Highway outside Polokwane City, Limpopo Province in South Africa. It is reported that the victims were passengers in an Inter cape bus that was travelling from Harare to Johannesburg. Limpopo police […]

22 Students, Teacher Die In Kano Auto Crash

22 Students, Teacher Die In Kano Auto Crash

A teacher and 22 students from Misau Local Government Area of Bauchi State on an excursion died, yesterday, in an auto crash at Gaya, 65 kilometres south of Kano. An eyewitness disclosed that the 18-seater bus conveying the students and some staff on excursion to a radio station in Kano at about 11am., had a […]

Trailer Crushes Two Teachers In Ondo

Trailer Crushes Two Teachers In Ondo

A head teacher, Pastor Oluwajuwon Adebayo, and his assistant, Pastor Sunday Ajenifuja, were crushed to death by a reckless trailer driver at lpele Junction in Owo council area of Ondo State. Both were of Local Authority Primary School, Igbatoro/Familugba in Akure North Council Area of the state, before they met their untimely death on Monday […]

Three Feared Dead, Many Injured As Train Derails In Lagos

Three Feared Dead, Many Injured As Train Derails In Lagos

At least three people were dead, on Thursday morning, at the Abattoir area of Agege, in the outskirts of Lagos State when a train derailed. Several person were seriously injured while many vehicles and other property worth several millions were destroyed. Lagos State police spokesman, Olarinde Famous-Cole, who confirmed the incident said that the train […]

Kenya: 26 Dead, Several Injured In Kibwezi After Bus, Tanker Crash

Kenya: 26 Dead, Several Injured In Kibwezi After Bus, Tanker Crash

Twenty six people have died while several have been injured after bus collided with a tanker at Kambu along the Nairobi-Mombasa highway, Kibwezi OCPD Leonard Kimaiyo says. The bus, belonging to Buscar company, was headed to Mombasa from Nairobi when the crash happened. Police said the driver of the bus was overtaking another vehicle at […]

Five Persons Die In Lagos Accident

Five Persons Die In  Lagos Accident

At least five people died in an auto accident in Lagos on Monday evening. PREMIUM TIMES gathered that the incident occurred at about 6.44 p.m. when a vehicle caught fire at stadium bridge, around Barracks area of the state. A commercial Volkswagen bus (danfo) with registration number AND 996 XC caught fire as it descended […]

Zimbabwe: 30 Feared Dead In Bus Inferno

Zimbabwe: 30 Feared Dead In Bus Inferno

 AT least 30 passengers were feared dead last night when a South Africa-bound Proliner Bus sideswiped a haulage truck and caught fire at Nyamatikiti River near Chaka. Most of the victims were burnt beyond recognition. The bus had over 60 passengers on board, while the truck was laden with tyres when tragedy struck. The accident […]

Three Dead, 23 Injured As Bus Plunges Into Lagos Canal

Three Dead, 23 Injured As Bus Plunges Into Lagos Canal

THREE people were recovered dead while 23 others sustained injuries after a luxury bus with registration number Anambra GDD 386 YE plunged into a lagoon at Owode Elede in the Mile 12 area of Lagos State. Spokesperson for the Lagos State Emergency Management Authority (LASEMA), Adebayo Kehinde who confirmed this, said the ill-fated bus was […]

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