Jesuit Priest Father John Bangwe has died in a road accident that happened Sunday afternoon on his way to Lusaka.

Father Bangwe was the chaplain at the Copperbelt University (CBU).

He was ordained Priest in May 2017.

Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo confirmed that the accident happened at 15 30 Hours at Kashitu 2 area on Ndola highway.

“Involved was a driver John Bangwe aged 38 of Kitwe who was driving a Toyota Hilux registration number ALB 4668 from North to South. The accident happened when the driver failed to keep to his near side in the process went to hit into a tree on the right side of the road, Mrs Katongo said.

“He sustained injuries and died on the way to the Hospital. The body is lying in Kapiri Mposhi District Hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem.”

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    • Was witness yesterday Sunday 7th July about midday when late Prof. V Seshamani (Unza Economics dept. from 1982 to date) was cremated at St. Ann’s funeral home, Mumbwa Road. Sesha’s daughter gave a moving tribute to the late don and poet …


    • Rest in peace chaplain.

      I am sure your seat in heaven is waiting for you.

      God bless.


  1. If one fails to keep lane as he/she drives north, then car must collide with oncoming vehicles or left wheels go onto the gravel, skids and car goes into the bush (and hits the tree).



  2. So sad. Was with this man at Hone doing Natech i think some time back…anyone who knows him kindly confirm if its him



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