A South African national from Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountancy (ZICA) has drowned in Lake Kariba in Siavonga district in Southern Province.
Siavonga District Commissioner, Lovemore Kanyama, confirmed the development to ZANIS that the student, identified as Aaron MacDonald, was swept away on Lake Kariba at Sand beach area while he was swimming with friends.
Mr MacDonald drowned around 10:00 hours and his body was retrieved in the afternoon.
The deceased was in the company of students from National Institute of Public Administration (NIPA) who had come for a week-end in Siavonga district.
Police in Siavonga who rushed to the scene picked up the body of the deceased at 14:30 and it is laying in Siavonga Hospital Mortuary.