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SUPERSPORT the world of Champions this week brings to you Bola Yapa Zed with a mouth watering double header on Saturday, August 26 and Sunday 27th in Lusaka.

Bola Yapa Zed thriller will begin with the World of Champions bringing excitement from Sunset Stadium where Lusaka Dynamos will face Green Eagles in the opening fixture of the day. In the second match, defending Champions Zanaco will be up against Nchanga Rangers.

Lusaka Dynamos seated 4th  on the log with 42 points will play host to the Choma based outfit, Green Eagles. This is a must watch game as the 13th placed Eagles travel to Lusaka to meet league contenders Dynamos. Eagles has 29 points and a win away from home will be a double bonus for the Aggrey Chiyangi tutored lads who not long ago whitewashed Kabwe Warriors 0-3 in another away fixture.

Dynamos on the other hand, are keen to reclaim the top slot they commanded weeks ago. The elite side has 42 points and a win will take them back to the summit of the log. This is a must watch game and Supersport the World of Champions will bring the blow-to-blow drama on SS9. Later in the 15:00 hours games at Sunset Stadium, hosts and league defending champions Zanaco will battle it out against Nchanga Rangers. This game against a team that is fighting to beat the relegation waters will not be a walk in the park for Zanaco. Rangers, lying in the red zone, on 15th position with 22 points will travel to Lusaka with nothing but a win in mind. Zanaco on the other side will have to be at their best to beat the not so ‘Brave’ Nchanga Rangers who so far have only won 4 games. Zanaco has 40 point from 21 games having won 10 and recorded 10 draws. This game will also set a stage for a thrilling encounter curtsey the World of Champions.

And on Sunday, August 27, the excitement moves to the newly refurbished Woodlands Stadium where another double dose of fan awaits soccer enthusiasts. In the lunch hour, at 13H00 action, Green Buffaloes will welcome log leaders Zesco United. Once again, SS9 will be on hand to unleash the details of the punch for punch fixture of the two league giants. Buffaloes are 2nd on the log while Zesco commands the top slot hence this Sunday’s fixture will be nothing but a contest of the best. Separated by just 2 points, the host will not accept to be dehorned at their own turf hence this game will be nothing but one to look forward to.

Buffaloes have 43 points while Zesco have 45 having recorded 12 wins and 13 respectively. This is a final before the final, which most soccer lovers will be looking forward to; a win for either sides will change the outlook of then MTN/FAZ log…missing this game will be at own peril. Later at 15H00, ‘CITE YAMOTO’ City of Lusaka face Nkana in another exciting fixture. With a fresh wound still staring in their faces having lost 3-1 at home at the hands of Green Buffaloes, Nkana will have to be at their best to beat relegation bound City. Though at the bottom of the log, the Chilenje side will not want to lose another point at the hands of Nkana at home.

With the home fans behind them, City will want to disgrace the legendary side, which so far has not lived up to their famous name. Nkana are seated 6th on the log with 38 points from 24 games. They have so far recorded 11 wins, 5 draws and 8 loses. City on the other hand, has only recorded 2 wins from 24 games. They have 12 points from 6 draws and 16 loses.

All this and many more sporting activities only on the World of Champions.

…Bola Yapa Zed just got better!

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Lusaka man apprehended for allegedly assaulting two surveyors

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POLICE  in Lusaka have apprehended a suspect identified as Situmbeko Silume aged 43 of Mtendere East.

This is in a matter  in which two  land surveyors  were allegedly assaulted in Mikango area by a mob.

The incident occurred  on  January 20, 2023 at around 12:45 hours in Mikango area.

Police assistant public relations officer Godfrey Chilabi said investigations indicate that  Colonel Charles Mulenga a Zambia Army officer and Hargai Mulenga  both  surveyors  were doing land surveying works in Mikango  area when a  mob attacked them.

“In the process, the two surveyors  were assaulted  and had their surveying equipment  grabbed.

The suspect is detained in custody while a manhunt for the other accomplices  has been instituted,” Mr Chilabi said.

(Mwebantu, Thursday, 26th January, 2023)

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A traditional healer disappears with client’s motor vehicle after promising to heal the son, police say

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A TRADITIONAL healer of Lusaka’s Mandevu area has disappeared with a motor vehicle of a client that he assured of healing his son with a mental condition.

The 61-year-old victim is believed to have sort the help of doctor Salapo and handed him over his Toyota Prado valued at K137,000 in exchange of healing his son with a mental condition.

However, the traditional healer has since bolted to another country and police have since launched a manhunt.

Police assistant public relations officer Godfrey Chilabi said police in Lusaka are investigating a case of Obtaining Goods by False Pretences involving a Traditional Healer who is believed to have gotten away with a motor vehicle  belonging to his client.

“On January 25, 2023, Police received a report from a named man  aged 61 of Lusaka that his Toyota Prado valued at K137,000 was fraudulently obtained by a Traditional Healer only identified as Doctor Salapo of MandevuCompound.Investigations reveal that  the complainant has a son with a mental health condition.He engaged  the said traditional healer to treat his son,” he said.

He said that since the complainant had no money to pay, he was asked  to surrender his motor  vehicle together with the  white book as surety before the commencement  of treatment.

“The complainant handed over the vehicle as instructed.However,the patient was not treated and  the traditional healer has since  disappeared with the said  motor vehicle. He is believed to have fled to a named neighbouring country.A manhunt  has been launched,” he said.

(Mwebantu, Thursday, 26th January, 2023)

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Boys too are not safe, mother narrates sodomy of her autistic son

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VISIBLY broken, a woman testified how she discovered that her 10-year-old son who has autism was sodomised on two occasions by a 25-year-old man from the neighbourhood in Chungu Townshhip, Lusaka.

Apart from autism, which is a spectrum disorder related to brain development that impacts how a person perceives and socialises with others, the victim is now facing the trauma of being sodomised, allegedly by Peter Jere, who is believed to be HIV positive.

On Tuesday, the child’s mother told Lusaka Magistrate Sheila Mweene that her son was molested twice and on the day she discovered the incident, his alleged aggressor had picked him from home around 15:00hours and the boy only returned in the evening .

The court also heard that when the boy returned home after 18:00hours, he disclosed that he had been sodomised by Jere, alias Manyoni.

The alleged sexual abuse allegedly happened on March 3 and 4 this year.

When Jere first appeared in court, he claimed that he was not mentally fit for prosecution but a psychiatrist’s report indicated that he can stand trial.

During continued trial on Tuesday, the child’s mother narrated that the second time her child was sodomised, the incident happened in an unfinished church building.

She testified that on the material day, the victim, who is usually withdrawn, kept calling her several times but was not saying anything.

“I proceed to the sitting room where I saw my son crying. I asked him why he was crying and he started telling me that ‘Manyoyi removed my clothes and started having sex with him from behind,” the woman narrated.

The child also informed her that the experience was very painful.

“I then told him to remove the cloths, his porta was red. I then got my son and proceeded to Chunga police to report the matter. I then went to the accused’s residence but never found him,” she said.

The victim was later taken to the University Teaching Hospitals for treatment the following day where he was examined and placed on Pre-exposure prophylaxis treatment.

“I was told by hospital staff that that the results were to be sent to the police once out. After sometime, I went to the police to ask if the results are out but they told me I can’t access the results unless from court” the woman narrated.

The court heard that the accused was later arrested at the victim’s house where he went to apologise for his actions in the company of his mother.

“The accused came with his mother to my house, they pleaded that he should not be jailed because he is sick and HIV positive,” the woman narrated.

In cross examination, the accused asked what colour of clothes he wore when he went to the victim’s house.

“I did not pay attention because I was angry,” the witness replied.

At this point, the victim was called into the courtroom to testify but journalists were excused since the Child Code Act does not allow coverage of juveniles.

Trial continues next month.

(Mwebantu, Thursday, 26th January, 2023)

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