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DEC arrests CBU student for selling cakes laced with Marijuana

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THE Drug Enforcement  Commission (DEC) has arrested a first year civil engineering student at the Copperbelt University identified as Chikwanda Chisendele aged 21 for lacing cakes with Cannabis.

DEC Spokesperson Kamufisa Manchishi told Mwebantu in a statement that a ploy was unearthed in which the suspect laced cakes with cannabis which weighed over one (1) kilogram.

He said the suspect is in Police custody and is expected to appear in court soon.

And Manchishi cautioned members of the public and institutions of higher learning to be alert in view of the trend of cakes and scones laced with cannabis being trafficked among students.

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Zambian truck driver burns to death 2 days after celebrating birthday

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A ZAMBIAN truck driver has been burnt to death after a fuel truck he was driving caught fire, reports have indicated.

Simon Mulonga, an employee of Juba Transport is said to have died in Zimbabwe where the accident happened.

He celebrated his birthday on Saturday.

It is not immediately clear what caused the fire.

Mulonga was married to journalist Chikumbi Katebe.

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Zambian Fashion Designer Juliet Mayida Jacobs nominated for three awards at this year’s Designers Award Africa.

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ZAMBIAN Fashion Designer Juliet Mayida Jacobs of Interfashional Africa has been nominated for three (3) awards at this year’s Designers Award Africa.
(i) African Fashion Brand of the Year
(ii) African Female Designer of the Year
(iii) African Fashion Stylist of the Year Female.

Juliet Mayida Jacobs is former runway model, international pageant judge, Last year’s Zambia fashion week challenge winner and she recently showcased at this year’s Lusaka July in September.

Voting for Designers Award Africa starts on the 27th of September and will close on the 26th of October 2020. – https://elfrique.com/s/DAA

INSTAGRAM; @juliet_jacobs & @interfashional_africa

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RTSA calls for safety of pupils as Schools open on Monday

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THE Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) has urged parents and guardians to ensure that pupils use appropriate monds of transport as Schools open on Monday.

In a statement, RTSA Head of Public Relations Fredrick Mubanga also cautioned against the use of unsafe vehicles such as open vans and tracks to transport children to schools.

He said the increase in the number of vehicles on the road during this period poses a great risk to all road users if traffic rules and regulations are not adhered to.

And Mubanga has appealed to all Public Service Vehicle (PSV) drivers to observe appropriate speed limits.

He further implored PSV drivers to observe public health guidelines to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 among the travelling public.

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ZAMBIA: COVID-19 STATS

21 Sep 2020, 7:31 AM (GMT)

Zambia Stats

14,175 Total Cases
330 Deaths
13,365 Recovered

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