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President Edgar Chagwa Lungu, plants a tree at “The Grove of the Nation in the Jerusalem Forest.:

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Man kills step son for urinating on his bed, police say

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TWENTY-SEVEN-YEAR-OLD of Kasama has allegedly murdered his two-year-old step son after he urinated on his bed.

Police deputy spokesperson Danny Mwale has told Mwebantu in a statement that Kabwe Boma 27 of Malaya village in Mungwi district allegedly murdered Able Mulenga.

Mr Mwale said the incident occurred on April 15 at around 10:00 hours in Mungwi district.

He said initial investigations revealed that the deceased had urinated on his bed and Boma wanted to discipline him.

Mr Mwale said the child suffered suspected internal injuries as kicks are alleged to have been used in the act.

“The body of the deceased has since been deposited in Kasama General Hospital Mortuary awaiting postmortem and burial,” he said.

Mr Mwale said a manhunt for the suspect has been launched.

Meanwhile, Patriotic Front cadre, Charles Kakula has been charged and arrested with the subject offences of Criminal Trespass.

Mr Mwale said Kakula has further been slapped with Threatening Violence contrary to section 90(a) of the Penal Code of the laws of Zambia.

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Church politicians must collaborate, says President Edgar Lungu 

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PRESIDENT Edgar Chagwa Lungu, has continued meeting various church leaders to strengthen relations between Government and the Church and yesterday met the Lusaka Association of Zambian Diocesan Clergy at State House.

President Lungu urged the Church to continue preaching peace and praying for all political players, as the country heads to the general elections on 12th August, 2021.

The President emphasised the need for the Church to preach peace to all political players and that all stakeholders must embrace the teachings of Jesus Christ.

“It is peace that we should share throughout this season. Let us continue collaborating with the Church and the politicians, and let no one put this collaboration asunder, ” the President said.

The President called on the Church to offer constructive criticism to Government and compliment Government where it has done well.

And Association President Father Gabriel Mwanamwalye said one of the mandates Jesus Christ gave to the Clergy is to preach peace.

Father Mwanamwalye encouraged the President and other political leaders to promote peace among political party supporters. He appealed to Zambians to embrace peace in this election year and regard peace as a commodity which should be guarded.

Father Mwanamwalye appealed to eligible voters to participate in the forthcoming elections.

“As priests we will not embrace partisan politics because the people in church support different political parties, ” he stated, adding, “Peace must be preached before, during and after the general elections to avoid bloodshed. We ask all leaders to restrain their cadres as this is time to promote peace and coexistence. Ours is a nation of One Zambia One Nation and we are one regardless of where we come from. “

Also in attendance were Presidential Affairs Minister Hon. Freedom Sikazwe, and
National Guidance and Religious Affairs Minister, Hon. Godfredah Sumaili. Father Mwanamwalye was accompanied by Father Joseph Sakala and Father Bryson
Phiri.

This is according to press statement issued by Issac Chipampe, Special Assistant to the President for Press and Public Relations.

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Woman killed at an over night prayer meeting in Lusaka, police say

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A 45-YEAR OLD woman has been brutally murdered while another left unconscious in a church building by unknown criminals who also stole equipment worth K36,000.
The incident happened on April 15, between 02:30 and 05:00 hours at Omega Fire Ministries located in Chalala area in Lusaka.
Police deputy spokesperson Danny Mwale told Mwebantu in a statement police visited the scene and found two women lying in a pool of blood.
“Police in Lusaka received a report from Thokozile Tembo aged 29 of Chalala area in Lusaka in which it was reported that two Church members of Omega Fire Ministries identified as Rebecca Chongo aged 45 residents of Chalala area and Jane Soko aged 35 of Chelstone were attacked by unknown people inside the church building,” Mr Mwale.
He said Ms Chongo was found dead with a stab wound on her left cheek while Ms Soko was found unconscious with cuts on her head and neck.
Mr Mwale said sharp instruments are believed to have been used in the act.
He said preliminary investigations revealed that there was an all-night prayer meeting at a named church which ended on April 15, 2021 around 02:30 hours and the two victims opted to stay in the church building as they did not have means to go to their respective homes in the night.
Mr Mwale said three black LG plasma television sets and one Yamaha mixer all valued at K36, 000 are reported to have been stolen from the church building.
“The body of the deceased was deposited in UTH mortuary awaiting postmortem while the unconscious woman is receiving treatment at Chilenje Level One hospital. Police have since instituted Investigations into the matter,” Mr Mwale said.

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ZAMBIA: COVID-19 STATS

16 Apr 2021, 2:41 AM (GMT)

Zambia Stats

90,750 Total Cases
1,233 Deaths
88,414 Recovered

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