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Barbaric Congolese Run Amok, Shoot Zambian

A ZAMBIAN was at the weekend shot and wounded when Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) nationals ran amok at Mokambo border over the death a 17-year-old- boy from that country.

The irate nationals rioted when word went round that the boy they were about to bury was bewitched by his Congolese parents, who stay in Zambia.

In the ensuing confusion, 23-year-old Frederick Mwandwe was shot and wounded in the border town by DRC security officers.

This came to light when Mufulira District Commissioner Beatrice Mithi informed Home Affairs Deputy Minister Stephen Kampyongo who was in the company of Copperbelt Police chief Mary Tembo during a visit to Mokambo border on Saturday.

Ms Mithi said the Congolese forcibly entered Zambia in an attempt to leave the body of the boy, indentified as Chabu Kanyinda, who died on Friday.

She explained that the teenager was admitted to Ronald Ross Hospital in Mufulira but when he died, the body was taken to DRC from where his parents hail for burial.

The Congolese ran amok when word went round that the boy was allegedly bewitched by his parents.

Ms Mithi said after entering the Zambian side, the Congolese placed the coffin on a Toyota Hiace registration number ACE 8999 which was at a bus station.

Ms Mithi said in the fracas, Mr Mwandwe of Zambia Township in Mufulira was shot and wounded by DRC security officials.

And Ms Tembo said police officers were dispatched to the DRC side of Mokambo to assist the injured Mr Mwandwe get back home but they were denied entry by their counterparts.

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22 Responses to Barbaric Congolese Run Amok, Shoot Zambian

  1. Zambian music dj

    November 12, 2012 at 9:28 am

    Guys,guards frm drc are fools

  2. CALLED WISE

    November 12, 2012 at 9:32 am

    SAD EVENT.BA TUMFWEKO,PLIZ WE NEED UPDATE ON DIZ SAME STORY.IN AFRICA WE OWEZ BELIEVE IN’HIDDEN HAND’BEHIND EACH DEATH.

    • Kandi

      November 12, 2012 at 10:59 am

      exactly this foolish belief in associating all things with witchcraft has gotten out of hand. fyonse fye it’s either we blame witchcraft or satanism. awe twachilamo this ignorance mu Africa mwe

  3. zambian

    November 12, 2012 at 9:44 am

    FOr how long will we tolerate this?

  4. shi chabby

    November 12, 2012 at 10:16 am

    In social formation process; savagery,barbarism and civilazation cn prove that DRC is stil graduating from Barbarism to civilazation.one day u wil be there.

  5. to much

    November 12, 2012 at 10:21 am

    this is getting out of hand, how long will this bullshit end? we give these ungrateful bastard entirely every thing from food and other basic necessity, but they seem cant appreciate our hand.like of proper education is the cause of this wild untamed behavior.

  6. gibz

    November 12, 2012 at 10:23 am

    we are goin to fight back. Dis hz bcom to mch.

  7. empire

    November 12, 2012 at 10:30 am

    somebody close that border.those zairean mumbwes are very ungrateful.

  8. Kandi

    November 12, 2012 at 11:02 am

    these ****** Congolese are a war like blood thirsty people, they are always fighting and now they want to bring their barbaric nonsense into our county. F**K Congo! can Belgium please colonize these savages again because that’s the last time they were ever peaceful when they were controlled like dogs of the white man.

    • Carlos

      November 12, 2012 at 12:26 pm

      Re you just trying to show how much hatred you have for these congolese? You should get the story right and use your brains to analyse before insulting. This boy was shot at and wounded accidentally when the security officers were trying to disperse the crowd. This could happen even here in Zambia. Were we not killing each other just recently in Rufunsa? There is no need to insult guys, lets be objective.

    • mikey Kaingu

      November 12, 2012 at 10:15 pm

      Chachine where ever you find congolese you find trouble even overseas. they are out of hand!

  9. BOSS

    November 12, 2012 at 1:59 pm

    It is sad that life has been claimed. Tumfweko stops inciting people. Zambians and Congolese are brothers and sisters since before independence. There are congolese and Zambians who have parents from both side of the two countries. Stop this kind petty reporting.

    • Carlos

      November 12, 2012 at 2:16 pm

      I like your comment my man, God bless you!

  10. MUNYELO PWETE!

    November 12, 2012 at 2:19 pm

    Interesting! When i was young, someone was told to translate the phrase ‘jesus in synagogue’ and rightly so, he translated it as ‘yesu aleshina utwana twankoko’! Iam prety sure this ‘jesus’ who was battered fits that description!

  11. Southern watchman

    November 12, 2012 at 3:55 pm

    The zambian government should do something at kasumbalesa border because congolese are running the market on the zambian side instead of zambians running it. Most security guards on the zambian side are congolese.Let us sort them out

  12. Special man

    November 12, 2012 at 4:03 pm

    Tumfweko block these demonic idiots trying to insult Jesus may the fire of God come on you satanist never again to insult the name of The Lord every time you insult the name of The Lord a the curse of The Lord

  13. Musonda

    November 12, 2012 at 5:23 pm

    #To much & #Kandi, your comments have no traces of a civilised zambian. Not all Congolese are the same not all zambians are the same. Last week there was a similar story in Zambia, would that mean that all Zambians are bastards? Think twice before throwing up!

    • mikey Kaingu

      November 12, 2012 at 10:16 pm

      Zambians can be foolish at times that’s true but I have dealt with Congolese in various parts of the world and they have the same behavior always inciting problems.

  14. mosquito

    November 12, 2012 at 5:27 pm

    christian nation, even jesus whipped those who were selling in his father’s house(church), government you are sleeping tighten security in this area its too much of this from congo why are we not getting such reports from other neighbours wake up and watch

  15. Nelson kams

    November 12, 2012 at 5:53 pm

    We zambians r 2blame.we ve allowed thse dogs 2tke charge.**** it.thse dogs r treated lke dogs by the rwandians & they dnt **** wth tht state.y cnt we kick the asses 4thse dogs or we r jst cowards.

  16. john kabengele

    November 12, 2012 at 6:01 pm

    I FOR ONE < I HATE THE CONGOLESE, chase them with fail

  17. Amuchi

    November 13, 2012 at 4:37 pm

    An amicable solution must be found that will bring about the bond to look at each other as brothers.They need us even in their stupidity so said just as we need them in our peace.Lets engange them meaningfully and prayerfully.