Mwebantu Refuses to apologise for spreading rumours that Fisho Mwale is Dead

Zambian online media Mwebantu has refused to apologize for misleading the nation that Yalelo fisheries proprietor Fisho Mwale is dead.The posted was subsequently copied and re-posted by the Zambia daily nation and popular comedian Ken Dumbo. It announced early in the day the Fisho Mwale who was admitted to Maina Soko Hospital covid-19 center succumbed to Covid-19, instead it deleted the false post and posted a statement from the family which was clarifying that Fisho is still alive and responding well to treatment.

“Good afternoon brethren,
On behalf of the Mwale’s family we are shocked and disturbed by the rumours circulating that our Father, brother, grandfather Mr Fisho Mwale has passed away.
Mr Mwale is currently hospitalized due to COVID but is responding well to treatment.
Please keep him your prayers.
Family spokesperson”