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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 the Algerian driver of the pick-up truck, which was completely destroyed in the accident, it added. The injured were given first aid at the scene of the accident before being…

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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 rescued he died. At the accident scene we spoke to Ginimbi’s business partner Dr Peter Gwaza, who described the accident as a horrible tragedy.Three bodies are still in the Rolls…

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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 destination for tourists. The interior ministry said the bus with 43 people on board was travelling through the Ain Snoussi region at the time of the accident. Tunisia’s health ministry…

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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 scene. The deputy minister had stopped on the side of the road to help people who were involved in an earlier accident. South African president, Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed shock…

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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 his security and transport. Kagame was the sort of Person who enjoyed driving and sadly he was a very bad driver. As very important person (VIP) Kagame owns expensive cars…

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