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Kenya: At least 52 killed after truck rams into vehicles and hawkers

At least 52 people are now confirmed dead after a truck run into vehicles and hawkers at a busy junction in Kenya. The lorry carrying a shipping container reportedly lost control at Londiani Junction, near the western town of Kericho. The accident which took place on Friday evening. Police said in a statement that the truck “lost control and rammed… Read More
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Nigeria: Several passengers feared dead in train crash

Several passengers are feared dead as a train collided with a fully loaded high capacity bus. The vehicle belongs to Lagos State Government Staff in the PwD/Shogunle area of Ikeja, in Lagos State. Reports say the bus was headed inward Ikeja through PwD from Oshodi bus terminal when the collision occurred, as it tried to negotiate the route while passing… Read More
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African nationals killed in road accident in Algeria

– – Twenty people were killed Thursday in Algeria when a vehicle carrying mainly African nationals overturned in the south of the country, the civil protection unit said. The crash took place near the town of Tamanrasset and 11 people were also injured, the rescue unit said on its Facebook page. Those killed were 19 African nationals, including children, and… Read More
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Zimbabwe: Fans social media star Ginimbi mourn his death

– – Fans of popular Zimbabwean socialite Ginimbi Kadungure have been mourning his death this week. Ginimbi died on Sunday following a fatal car accident. Doctors say he died from internal bleeding. The celebrity died while driving his Rolls Royce Wraith from a night club. According to eye witnesses Ginimbi was speeding before the crash and moments after he was… Read More
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Dozens killed after bus fell off cliff in Tunisia

Tunisian officials have said that at least 26 people were killed and 18 more injured when a bus fell off a cliff on Sunday. The bus fell into a ravine in the country’s north, while heading from Tunis to the picturesque mountain town of Ain Draham. The mountain town, near the Algerian border is well known as a popular autumn… Read More
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SA minister, Hlongwa killed in deadly road crash

A South African deputy minister, Bavelile Hlongwa has been killed in a deadly road crash on Friday night. Bavelile Hlongwa was a mineral resources deputy minister. She died in the car accident while travelling from Limpopo on the N1 at the Maubane bridge in Hammanskraal. Local media reported that a truck crashed into her vehicle, killing other first responders at the… Read More

Behind the presidential curtains: Kagame Obsessed with cars and driving

Sources in Kigali have reported how our President his Excellence Paul Kagame experienced an accident on his way from Village Urugwiro heading to the state house in Kiyovu. At the time of the accident he was driving himself as he has always done, this has prompted me to think back when I was still one of the people responsible for… Read More