A- 46 year old man of Kasompe Village in Chief Matanda of Mansa District has allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself using a rope after members of the public accused him of practicing witchcraft.
Meanwhile, one year and eleven months old baby girl of Choma’s Zesco compound has drowned in a well and died.
The incident happened on Tuesday at about 18:00 hours at the said compound and the body has been retrieved and deposited in Choma District Hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem.
Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo in a statement to Mwebantu said an inquiry in the matter has been launched.
Meanwhile, a 46 year old man of Kasompe Village in Chief Matanda of Mansa District has committed suicide by hanging himself using a rope after members of the public accused him of practicing witchcraft.
Katongo said the incident also happened on Tuesday around 07:00 hours at Mushipashi Village in Chief Matanda.
She said the body has been buried and the family was advised to mark the grave.
Zambian truck driver burns to death 2 days after celebrating birthday
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.
Zambian Fashion Designer Juliet Mayida Jacobs nominated for three awards at this year’s Designers Award Africa.
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
RTSA calls for safety of pupils 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.