Lusaka Mayor Wilson Kalumba


…suspected heart failure claims Zambia’s top civic leader

Lusaka Mayor Wilson Kalumba has died, the ruling Patriotic Front has confirmed.

According to the PF media outlets, Kalumba is suspected to have died of heart failure.

The officials state that the mayor battled the heart condition quietly.

During his official visit to Namibia in January 2018, Kalumba collapsed, and was admitted to hospital where he was given emergence treatment.

Kalumba has the last few months battled with kidney failure that saw him on dialysis machine

Kalumba hit the limelight when a picture of him dozing at an official function became a social media sensation.

Last week Kalumba appeared at an official function scruffy and wearing bedroom slippers.


  1. Our Deepest condolences to the family and may His Soul Rest in Eternal Peace. Its a sad day for all of us Zambians


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