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Zambian musician Daev and 3 others die in fatal road accident

Renowned Zambian artiste and songwriter – Daev has died with three others while one has survived with serious injuries after getting involved in a road traffic accident. Daev who was signed to XYZ Entertainment is known for various hit songs such as the famous love song titled “It’s never been easy” and was known to be one of Zambia’s finest vocalists.

The full police statement on Daev‘s death is as follows:

“Four people have died while one survived with serious injuries in a fatal road traffic accident which occurred today on 27th September, 2020 at around 1400 hours along Chirundu – Kafue road at red paint area.

Involved was the driver David Phiri who has been severely burnt and was driving a motor vehicle Toyota Vitz registration number ALJ 7273 from direction of Chirundu to Lusaka with four passengers on board.

The other deceased persons have been identified by relatives as Tandiwe Njovu aged 20 years of Lusaka also reported to have been a student at Levy Mwanawasa Hospital, Elton Sakala of Lusaka while the other female victim has not been identified yet.

The victim who survived with serious head injuries has been referred to UTH in Lusaka and has not been identified yet.

The accident happened when the driver lost control of the motor vehicle and veered off the road and over turned after which the motor vehicle caught fire .

The bodies of the deceased persons are in Mtendere Mission Hospital mortuary”.


Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family during this trying time. May His Soul Rest in Eternal Peace.

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