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Minister confirms Helicopter crash lands at City Airport

A Zambia Air Force (ZAF) officer has died while his co-pilot sustained injuries after the ZAF helicopter crashed on landing Lusaka City Airport around 11:00 hours yesterday. Defence Minister Geoffrey Mwamba confirmed the death of Major Misapa Mukupa who he … read more »

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President Sata urges construction of dual carriage ways

President Michael Sata has said that government will prioritise the construction of dual carriage ways to link major cities in the Link Zambia 8,000 project. Speaking at funeral of 22 Ndola based accident victims the that plans in the Link … read more »

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5 Chibombo accident bodies remain unclaimed

FIVE bodies from the Chibombo Post bus accident still remain unclaimed, according to Ndola district commissioner Rebby Chanda. But police say that 51 people died in the Chibombo accident on Thursday February 7, 2013 and that they had all been … read more »

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President Sata leads mourners at mass funeral

President Michael Sata in the morning led thousands of people at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola for mass funeral of the Chibombo accident victims involving a Post bus, a truck and a Toyota Land cruiser. Fifty one (51) people … read more »

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Police charge the driver of the Toyota Land Cruiser for causing Post bus accident

Police have charged the driver of the Toyota Land Cruiser involved in yesterday’s accident involving a Post bus and a truck with 51 counts of causing death by dangerous driving contrary to section 161 of the Road Traffic Act No.11 … read more »

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Government declares 3 days of national mourning for accident victims

Government has declared a three-day period of national mourning in honour of the 53 people who died in a road accident in Chibombo on Thursday. Acting secretary to the Cabinet Roland Msiska announced in a statement in Lusaka yesterday that … read more »

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ZAMPOST to pay funeral costs of accident victims

The Zambia Postal Services Corporation (ZAMPOST) has announced that they will meet the full funeral costs for the 54 victims of the Chibombo Post bus accident. Anouncing this today, Zambia Postal Services Post Master General McPherson Chanda also said that … read more »

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President Sata sends a message of condolences to the families of accident victims

President Michael Chilufya Sata has sent a message of condolences to the families of the fifty three people who have died in a road accident involving a Lusaka-bound bus which collided with a truck in Chibombo area this morning. In … read more »

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ZAMBIA: 51 people die in Zambia’s worst bus accident

At least over 50 people have died in a road traffic accident that occurred this morning on the Great North Road. The accident happened around 07 hours in Chibombo district after a 70 sitter Post bus heading to Lusaka from … read more »

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