Zambian music star, Daev Zambia dies in fatal road accident

Talented Zambia musician, composer and producer, David Phiri popularly known as Daev Zambia died in a tragic road accident on Sunday, September 27.

The news of his shocking demise flooded the social media and has thrown the Zambian entertainment industry into deep mourning.

The singer was popularly known for his hit songs like Ka Love and Meant To Be which featured Yo Maps.

According to a statement issued by Police spokesperson Esther Mwaata Katongo, three other people also died in the same accident which happened around 14:00 hours along Chirundu – Kafue road at Red Paint area.

According to sources, Daev was driving a Toyota Vitz from Chirundu to Lusaka with four passengers when the accident happened.

“The other deceased persons have been identified by relatives as Tandiwe Njovu, a 20-year-old medical student at Levy Mwanawasa Hospital and Elton Sakala of Lusaka while the other female victims has not been identified yet,” Katongo stated.

“The victim who survived with serious head injuries has been referred to UTH in Lusaka and has not been identified yet,” she added.

Katongo explained that the accident happened when Daev lost control of the car and veered off the road upon which it overturned and caught fire.

The other female victims have now been identified as Kwetiwe Bwalya and Christabel Mukatai including the survivor, who is reported to have passed away.

Daev’s record label has since confirmed the news in a statement released on Sunday.


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