HAULAGE TRUCK DRIVER (29) speaks about the horror crash that killed fourteen komi passengers in Bulawayo.

FOURTEEN people from two families travelling in a commuter omnibus to a funeral in Masvingo died when a haulage truck collided with their vehicle and crushed it in a horrific accident near the National University of Science and Technology in Bulawayo. The accident happened at about 10PM on Wednesday. National police spokesperson Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba confirmed the accident yesterday. “The Zimbabwe Republic Police would like to confirm the fatal road traffic accident which…

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THREE escaped unhurt after a private charter plane crash-landed at Bulawayo J.Mqabuko Nkomo Airport on Tuesday evening.

THREE people escaped unhurt after a private charter plane crash-landed at Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport on Tuesday evening. The plane, a Beech Baron 58, was coming from Charles Prince Airport in Harare when it “belly landed” after it developed a mechanical fault, just before 7PM. Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe (CAAZ) chief executive officer Mr David Chaota said the plane’s pilot communicated that the plane had developed a mechanical fault before landing. “The pilot…

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Three family members from Borrowdale die in crash on holiday trip to Vic Falls at Insuza along the Bulawayo-Victoria Falls highway.

THREE family members died while three others were injured yesterday when a vehicle they were travelling in burst a front tyre and overturned at Insuza along the Bulawayo-Victoria Falls highway. The accident occurred at the 71km peg at about 3.30PM. Bulawayo Fire Brigade senior divisional officer Mr Linos Phiri yesterday said the car which was involved in the accident had six members of a Harare family on board who were travelling to Victoria Falls on…

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BULILIMA injiva died on the spot after his car collided head-on with Umusa Wenkosi Busand was dragged for 30metres

  A BULILIMA injiva died on the spot after his car rammed head-on into a bus and was dragged for about 30 metres while he was on his way to Plumtree Town coming from his rural home in Diba area. The car collided head-on with Umusa Wenkosi Bus that plies the route. Witnesses said Power Ngwenya (37) remained trapped in his car underneath the bus for about seven hours before the Plumtree Town Council Fire…

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Six feared dead after they were swept away pushing broken truck off flooded Chongwe Bridge in Chiredzi, 14 swam to safety

  Six people are feared dead after they were swept away as they pushed a vehicle that was stuck in the middle of a bridge on a flooded river in Chiredzi. The other 14 who were also pushing the same truck managed to swim to safety. The police sub aqua team had by yesterday evening retrieved one body and is continuing with the search. National police spokesperson, Chief Superintendent Paul Nyathi confirmed the incident yesterday,…

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President Jacob Zuma had to stop mid-speech when the tent he was in collapsed at a Day of Reconciliation event in Gopane

  A fierce storm saw all news broadcasts cut and people stampeding out after the marquee’s top was lifted in the air by strong winds. Before the tent’s collapse, President Zuma was enjoying a warm reception from the crowd as he conducted a lengthy history lesson on various aspects of the holiday. As he turned to the topic of Marikana, declaring, “The incident was painful and traumatic not only for the families but all South Africans”,…

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SEVEN cops seriously injured when their vehicle overturned as they rushed to attend to a mock plane crash Bulawayo airport.

  SEVEN police officers were yesterday seriously injured when their vehicle veered off the road and overturned as they rushed to a mock plane crash scene at the Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport in Bulawayo.   The accident occurred at about 11AM along Airport Road. It happened as panic reigned supreme in Bulawayo after the Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe’s (CAAZ) reported a fake plane crash at about 9AM.  This was part of a drill…

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A Zambian boeing 747 plane has reportedly crashed at Bulawayo Joshua Mqabuko airport which is roughly 20km from Bulawayo city

A Zambian boeing 747 plane has reportedly crashed at Bulawayo Joshua Mqabuko airport which is roughly 20km from Bulawayo city

  ZAMBIAN BOEING 747 CRASH: A Zambian boeing 747 plane has reportedly crashed at Bulawayo Joshua Mqabuko airport which is roughly 20km from Bulawayo city. There are reports of a huge plume of smoke seen billowing from the crash scene at the airport. It is no secret that Zimbabwe’s fire fighting ability is heavily limited by lack of water for the firefighting cews…more news to folow. By Sibusiso Ngwenya. Source-Bulawayo24

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BULAWAYO AIRPORT CRASH-‘Joshua Mqabuko is a fake or simulated aircrash’ by airport Manager,

BULAWAYO AIRPORT CRASH: has thankfully been confirmed by the Joshua Mqabuko airport Manager, Pasmore Dewa as a fake or simulated aircrash designed to test the preparedness of emergency services such as fire, ambulance, rescue and other services and that there are no deaths or injuries resulting from this exercise. more news to follow. By Sibusiso Ngwenya.

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Murewa school deputy head, (46) who raped and killed a 14-year-old pupil to destroy evidence, sentenced to death for murder

Murewa school deputy head, (46) who raped and killed a 14-year-old pupil to destroy evidence,  sentenced to death for murder

Bernard Chivengwa, of Nyamhondoro Primary School, was sentenced last week by High Court judge, Justice Happius Zhou. The judge sentenced Chivengwa to death after failing to find extenuating circumstances in a matter in which he abducted and killed Vaidah Mubaiwa of Dzapasi Village, Chief Mangwende in Murewa, on October 17 last year. Prior to her death, Mubaiwa had been lined up as a State witness in a rape matter in which she was to give…

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