Citizen Journalism

picture of woman taking pictures of accident with mobile phone

A woman takes photos using a mobile phone at an accident scene where a tree has fallen onto a stationary Mercedes Benz. Mobile phones are becoming popular in Zimbabwe and other countries in instantly recording events, which can quickly be loaded onto the internet or shared on social platforms such as Whatsapp. ? During heavy rain seasons, old trees fall and in some cases, property worth thousands and thousands of dollars is destroyed. Motorists are encouraged not to park their vehicles beneath trees during the rain season as the trees may fall onto their vehicles.