The Zambia Centre for Interparty Dialogue (ZCID) Executive Director Horrance Chilando has died.
Mr Chilando passed away on Monday at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) around18:00 hours.
He was admitted to UTH after complaining of a headache before it was discovered that he had a brain tumor.
This is according to a Press statement issued to ZANIS by ZCID Chairperson Captain Walusiku Lyambela.
Captain Lyambela described the late Chilando as a selfless, innovative, dedicated democrat, hard worker, passionate nationalist and a political activist who believed in co-existence among political parties.
The funeral is being held at House Number 13753 Chalala off Shantumbu Road. He is survived by a wife and six children.
Details of the burial arrangements will be announced later to the general public.