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Woman dies at boyfriend’s house in Lusaka, police say

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A WOMAN has died at her boyfriend’s house in Chainda Compound of Lusaka.

Police Spokesperson Esther Mwaata Katongo has told Mwebantu that police received a report of suspected murder which occurred between 30th January, 2021 at 17:30 hours and 31st January, 2021 at 16:30 hours at an unmarked residence in Chainda Compound where female adult Margaret Mudenda whose age is not known was discovered dead in her boyfriend’s house.

She added that the body was discovered by the landlady and neighbor’s after the father of the victim aged 67 begun inquiring on the whereabouts of his daughter on 31st January, 2021.

“According to some neighbors, Margaret Mudenda was last seen on 30th January, 2021 at about 16:30 hours. The landlady of the Margaret’s boyfriend and neighbors decided to force open the door to the house as it was found locked. The deceased was discovered lying dead on the bed and the matter was reported to the police and the scene was visited and processed. It is suspected that the victim was locked inside the house as the key to the door was not found. However, there was a stench of suspected poison detected in the room where the body was found and also on the body.  No physical injuries on the body were observed. The body has been taken to UTH mortuary awaiting postmortem so as to ascertain the cause of death. Investigations have been instituted in the matter.” She said.

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58 people escape death after bus catches fire, RTSA says

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FIFTY-EIGHTY  people have  escaped death after a bus they were in caught fire near Moyo farms in Kabwe along the Great North Road.
Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA) head of public relations Frederick Mubanga said according to preliminary investigations conducted, the accident that happened at 07:29 hours involving a Zhong Tong Bus registration number BCC9815ZM belonging to Talwaka Lumo Transport Limited  driven by, Mukuka Chali, happened after a tyre burst and in the process caught fire.
“There were 58 passengers on board and all of them escaped unhurt and their lugguage secured,” he said.

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MultiChoice Zambia set to air highlights from BBNaija season 5 from Monday, 1 March

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MultiChoice Zambia is set to air highlights from BBNaija season 5 from Monday, 1 March till Friday, 26 March 2021 on Africa Magic Urban (DStv channel 153) and Africa Magic Family (DStv channel 154 & GOtv channel 2) at 23:00 CAT.

BBNaija lovers will have another opportunity to relive some of the best moments of the BBNaija Lockdown edition, six months after the epic grand finale which saw Olamilekan “Laycon” Agbeleshe emerge winner. The highlights episodes will also get fans primed and excited for the upcoming Reunion show of the season.

BBNaija continues to be a TV phenomenon in Nigeria and across Africa. The Lockdown edition set the record for the number of votes cast with 900 million votes recorded during the show and over 60 billion impressions on digital. The edition also broke the Showmax live-streaming record, becoming the most-watched live entertainment content ever on the streaming service.

Fans of the reality TV show will enjoy up to 40 episodes, containing their favourite and most memorable moments from the Lockdown edition. BBNaija Lockdown Highlights will air on Africa Magic Urban (DStv channel 153) and Africa Magic Family (DStv channel 154 & GOtv channel 2) from 23:00 CAT till 00:00 CAT daily, available to customers on DStv Premium, Compact Plus, Compact, Family, Access and GOtv Max and Plus.

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Unknown criminals in Lusaka steal 48 goats, police say

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UNKNOWN criminals in Lusaka West have stolen 48 goats valued at over K23,000 from a kraal.

The criminals are also alleged to have slaughtered three other goats and left the carcass on the scene within the kraal.

Police spokesperson Esther Katongo has since appealed to members of the public who could have information that may lead to the apprehension of the suspects to report to any nearest police.

“Police are investigating a matter of stock theft in which unknown criminals stole 48 goats valued at over K23, 000, property of female adult Allen Mwamba aged 36 of Lusaka West,” she said.

Meanwhile, Police in Kaputa of Northern Province are investigating a matter in which unknown people swindled a woman identified as Scholar Kasikuti aged 23 out of K1, 895 through mobile money.

She said the victim was deceived by unknown person pretending to be an employees of MTN that she was a lucky winner of a sum of K2,000 in an MTN competition and asked her to give them her personal details.

“Members of the public are therefore advised to be security conscious and avoid giving personal or bank details to unknown people running unverified promotions,” Mrs Katongo said.

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ZAMBIA: COVID-19 STATS

03 Mar 2021, 6:17 AM (GMT)

Zambia Stats

80,090 Total Cases
1,108 Deaths
76,299 Recovered

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