Zambian Diplomat Dies in Ethiopia

Zambian Diplomatic Willie Oliver Ndembela has died in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia after a shot illness.

Zambia’s Ambassador to Ethiopia, Emmanuel Mwamba who confirmed the sad development expressed deep condolences on behalf of government to the bereaved family, the Zambian community and the African union.

The late Ndembela, was Special Assistant to the African Union Commissioner of Trade and Industry, Albert Muchanga.

Mwamba said the Zambian community is saddened by the death of Mr. Ndembela who was an active member of the Association of Zambians in Ethiopia.

The Ambassador also confirmed that Msanzala Member of Parliament Mr. Peter Daka was travelling to Addis Ababa on behalf of the Ndembela family to finalize the repatriation process of the body to Zambia.


Details on the repatriation of the body to Zambia will be availed after further consultation with the family and the African Union.


  1. Doreen

    This is so sad Ba Willie sure

  2. mwimbe m

    Sad news mhsrip

  3. Shadreck mwiinga Jr

    Sad news 😢 mhsrip

  4. Belita Phiri De la Court

    So sorry for your loss! My sincere condolences to the family and friends. MHSRIP

  5. Alick Warrington

    Rater dad news fromage Zambie,chats reality

  6. Chongo Chioza

    It’s so sad. A reserved but nice person. I remember how you appreciated my cooking when I hosted him, Mumbi Phiri and Kambwili at the Zambian residence in Nairobi. And more dinners continued in the US and your comment about my dish of ndiyo za ntwilo, “amulamu mwapasa”. May your soul RIEP.

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