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Zesco employee allegedly commits suicide in a lodge, police say

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A Zesco employee in Mazabuka has died after allegedly committing suicide at a named lodge.

And police say they have opened an inquiry in the matter.

“Police in Mazabuka have opened an inquiry file into a case of Sudden and Unnatural Death (Suicide) involving a male aged between 42 and 46 identified as Steward Lonje of Stage two Compound also an employee of ZESCO in Mazabuka,” Acting Police Spokesperson Danny Mwale.

Mwale said the deceased was found hanging in one of the guest rooms by the owner of a named Lodge identified as Mukela Musialela aged 68.

Mwale said the incident happened yesterday around 11:00hours.

“Police rushed to the scene and found the deceased hanging from the ceiling board. A plastic bottle containing unknown chemical was also discovered in the room,” said Mwale.

And Mwale said the body of the deceased has been deposited to Mazabuka Hospital Mortuary awaiting post-mortem.

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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

22 Sep 2020, 2:20 AM (GMT)

Zambia Stats

14,175 Total Cases
331 Deaths
13,629 Recovered

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