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At Least 17 Hurt As Tourist Bus Gets Hit By Explosion

At Least 17 Hurt As Tourist Bus Gets Hit By Explosion

At least 17 people were wounded in an explosion that targeted a tourist bus on its way to visit Egypt’s Giza pyramids, CNN reports. The television news network is quoting Egypt’s state-run Ahram Daily as saying that the bus was carrying 25 South African citizens. A device exploded near the bus, while the windshield of another […]

At Least 25 Die In Train Crash At Cairo Station

At Least 25 Die In Train Crash At Cairo Station

 A speeding train crashed into a barrier at Cairo’s main train station on Wednesday, causing its fuel tank to explode and triggering a huge fire, officials told Associated Press. At least 25 people died and at least 47 people were injured in the accident.  AP reports that photographs from the station showed charred bodies lying on […]

Norwegian Cruise Line Ship Crashes Into Port In San Juan, Puerto Rico

Norwegian Cruise Line Ship Crashes Into Port In San Juan, Puerto Rico

A Norwegian Cruise Line ship wiped out two mooring points when it crashed into docks in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Tuesday morning. Video shared online shows the 155,873-ton Norwegian Epic vessel, which was carrying more than 4,000 passengers and 1,700 crew members, destroying two piers. “Yeah, we’re not supposed to do that! That’s not good!” […]

Man Dies In Gas Explosion At Gloria Mine, South Africa

Man Dies In Gas Explosion At Gloria Mine, South Africa

One man, believed to be an illegal miner, has died after an explosion at the shuttered Gloria Coal Mine in Mpumalanga. The police’s Brigadier Leornard Hlathi says another man, also believed to be an illegal miner, has been retrieved and is well. The Middelburg Observer reported on Wednesday that a group of 22 people, believed […]

Three Killed, Several Others Injured In Homa Bay Road Crash, Kenya

Three Killed, Several Others Injured In Homa Bay Road Crash, Kenya

Three people died while several others sustained serious injuries in a road accident on the Rodi Kopany-Sori road on Monday evening. Two of the victims died on the spot while the other casualty, a student, succumbed to his injuries while being taken to Homa Bay County Referral Hospital for treatment. Those who died included two […]

At Least Eight Dead After Oil Tanker Explosion

At Least Eight Dead After Oil Tanker Explosion

Locals fear many more of those who were attempting to scoop up leaking fuel may be dead. At least 22 people were taken to local hospitals with serious burns. At least eight people were confirmed dead after an petrol tanker overturned and exploded in southern Nigeria, police said on Saturday. The death toll was feared […]

19 Killed In Kapchorwa Bus Accident In Uganda

19 Killed In Kapchorwa Bus Accident In Uganda

Nineteen people have been confirmed dead in an accident that occurred today afternoon at Towei hill in Sipi town council, Kapchorwa district. The accident occurred when a government-owned bus, registration number UG 2833E belonging to Kiryandongo Technical Institute, lost control and veered off the road at about 4.30pm along the Kapchorwa-Sironko road. It overturned several […]

Road Crash Claims 12 In Chipinge, Zimbabwe

Road Crash Claims 12 In Chipinge, Zimbabwe

 Twelve people died on the spot yesterday near Checheche Growth Point in Chipinge when a Green Fuel sugarcane haulage truck collided with a commuter omnibus. Chairman of the Chipinge District Civil Protection Unit Mr William Mashava confirmed the accident. He said they had to rush to the scene soon after the collision. “Yes, I can […]

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 […]

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