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Many flights canceled as a result of bad weather in Germany

Several people were injured in road accidents. In one case, two people were seriously injured in a chain collision on highway A3, according to...
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Benin launches “National Road Safety Week”

"The National Road Safety Week is a necessary campaign aimed at raising awareness on issues of road safety and consequences of road accidents,"...
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600 killed in road accidents in Namibia this year

About 600 people have died in 3,621 road accidents recorded in Namibia so far this year, official figures show. The accidents left 6,470 injured,...
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33 killed in road accidents in southern Nigeria

The lives were lost in 39 road accidents recorded under the period, Sunday Ajayi, Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in...
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Road Council supports seat belt policy for commercial vehicles

Mr Ben Amoabeng-Peprah, National Chairman of the Council, made this known when he addressed members of the Central Regional branch of the...
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Death from road accidents rise by 4.2 percent in Kenya

NTSA latest statistics released in Naivasha indicates that 2,357 Kenyans have lost their lives between January and Oct. 15 compared to 2,251 in the...
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Fourteen die in road accidents in Nigeria

At least 14 lives were lost in road accidents recorded in southwest Nigeria's Ogun State on Thursday, the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) reported....
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Road accidents claim 141 lives in South Africa’s “black weekend”

Road accidents killed 141 people in what is called "a black weekend" in South Africa, the highest road fatilities ever recorded in the country...
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Over 1,000 people killed in Angola’s road accidents in 6 months

Over 1,000 people were killed in road accidents in the first half of the year 2015, General Commander of the national police Ambrosio de...
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Road accidents claim 91 lives in 5 months in North Western Nigeria

At least 91 people lost their lives in road accidents in Nigeria's northwestern Katsina state between January and May this year, official figures have...
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Road accidents claim 88 lives in southern Nigeria state

At least 88 lost their lives and 404 other persons injured in road crashes recorded in southern Nigeria's Edo State, between January and May...
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Road accidents leaves 9 people dead in central Zambia

Nine people died on the spot in two different road accidents in central Zambia's Kapiri Mposhi district, the police said on Tuesday. Four people...
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Over 956 people killed by road accidents in Angola in 1st quarter

At least 956 people were killed and 3,746 others injured in a total of 3,980 road accidents in Angola, according to a police statement...
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Road accidents cost South Africa billions of dollars

Road crashes cost South Africa 300 billion rand (about 25.4 billion U.S. dollars) per annum in direct and indirect costs, Minister of Transport Dipuo...
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Myanmar records 11 deaths a day from road accidents

Road accidents killed 11 lives per day on average in Myanmar, resulting in the deaths of an estimated 4,000 people a year, according to...
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Road accidents in South Africa claims 9 lives

A collision between a minibus taxi and a car claimed nine lives and critically injured four others in Eastern Cape Province, authorities said on...

Six killed in western Kenya road accidents

Six people were killed in two road accidents in western Kenya on Thursday, police said. In one accident, four people died...
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49 people died in Zambia?s Easter holiday road accidents

At least 49 people died while 79 were seriously injured during various road traffic accidents recorded during the Easter holiday in Zambia, the police...
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China Spring Festival rush records fewer accidents

China's Ministry of Public Security has reported fewer road accidents and consequent fatalities during the 2015 Spring Festival peak period that officially ended Sunday....
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Tanzania head-on bus crash kills 42 people

At least 42 people were killed and 23 others seriously injured after an overloaded bus collided head-on with a lorry in Tanzania's southern highland...
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President Calls For Safety On Our Roads This Yuletide

President John Dramani has admonished road users to ensure an accident free Yuletide. In a video shared on his official facebook page to wish the...

Hidden Cause Of Road Accidents And Deaths In Ghana

Road accidents have become one of the leading causes of deaths in Ghana; Efforts by government to reduce road accidents have been coupled with...

Road Accidents Claim 2,249 Casualties

... Males Suffered More Death Than Females The Motor Traffic and Transport Unit (MTTU) of the Ghana Police Service, has released total figures of road...