UNZA Riot Victim Back Home after Specialist Treatment

Pretoria- Tuesday 6th November 2018

A second year University of Zambia student that was evacuated to South Africa for specialist medical treatment has returned home and transferred to a local hospital.

Zambia’s High Commissioner to South Africa His Excellency Emmanuel Mwamba has confirmed the development.

Mwamba stated that Everett Chongo is back in Zambia after successfully undergoing various operations on her legs which included a spine operation.

He said Everett Chongo will remain in hospital and will recuperate from Zambia.

He said she has been transferred to the Lusaka Orthopedic Hospital.

Everett was on 10th October 2018 evacuated by air ambulance to South Africa following the injury she sustained after a riot at the University of Zambia.

Everett fearing for her life, jumped from the second floor of October Hostel following a fire that broke out in the hostel.


  1. bennie

    To God be the glory!.. Had it not perform the jumping as a sign of being brave you would have died too but thanx for the grace. Indeed you are rising again, you will finish your studies with flying colours in Jesus name. Amen

    • Daniel Banda

      Grace in indeed and to God be the Glory and Honour. Through the blood of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen.

  2. Hammer

    We thank God for your coming back . We humbly ask those who rejoice from others misery and trying to gain political mileage to leave you and your family alone and allow you to recover .


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  4. Simpito Mukandwa

    Nice to hear she is back God bless

  5. muntungwa

    Welcome back our dear daughter. Wish you a full recovery and God bless.

  6. Shaka

    Thanks to God, she is

    • Shakas

      Thanks to God, she is the living witness to what transpired on that material day.

      • Daniel Banda hu

        A living testimony of grace, love forgiveness and reconciliation.

  7. young breeze

    quick recovery

  8. Matah

    Nice to hear,Thanks be to God.

  9. Zodekesa

    Thank God

  10. DJ KUNDA

    Thanks be to God

  11. martin chiyesu

    God is great, wish you a quick fullest recovery dear.

  12. Ice


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