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Concerns emerge as Lusaka death toll rises – 980 deaths in a month


According to the Lusaka City Council’s burial permit office at University Teaching Hospital (UTH) in Lusaka, the council has recorded at least 980 deaths in the last one month alone. Brenda Katongola, the council’s assistant Public Relations Manager said in an interview that of the 980 deaths, 164 were transferred outside Lusaka, while 549 burials were conducted within the Council’s established cemeteries, that is, both the new and old Leopard’s Hill cemeteries and Chingwere cemetery in Lusaka. The remaining 296 burials were conducted in other cemeteries within Lusaka not managed by the Council. This data was recorded between April 18th and 8th May 2017.

Did all these deaths occur at UTH?

Despite the headlines trending on social media, sources at the burial permit office confirm that these deaths did not all occur at the University Teaching Hospital but include deaths recorded around the entire Lusaka District. The confusion is most likely due to the fact that Continue reading Concerns emerge as Lusaka death toll rises – 980 deaths in a month

ZASA would like to extend heartfelt condolences to the family


Dear Countrymen and Women,
It is with a big regret that we announce the death of Mr Friday Munalula, former Secretary General of the Zambia Association in South Africa.
Friday passed on in his sleep and the body was just discovered at 14 hours in his bedroom today. The late Friday had chest and heart complications.
Funeral gathering is at number 26 Basboom street , Croydon, Kempton park.
For further details, please contact the brother Mr Daniel Mundea on 0833343257 or 0795115600.
May our condolences bring comfort to the family and may our prayers ease the pain of this loss.
May His Soul Rest in Eternal Peace.
Thank you
Ferdinand Simaanya
ZASA President