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PRISONERS IN ZAMBIA
Employment and labor related cases have consistently been the most typical of those detained in Zambia. Many fall under the classification of unwarranted/wrongful termination of employment, unpaid wages by the employer or terminal/ death or redundancy benefits and pension claims. The government policy of privatization of formerly state owned enterprises as well as the resulting liquidations and receiverships of non-performing companies is a significant reason for this explosion in litigation around employment matters. Another reason is for this state of affairs is the disparity in economic power between the employer and employee, the former of whom feel that they can hire and fire workers as they please and get away with it. Regrettably, however, they do get away with it very often, thereby doing a tremendous disservice to the rule of law. The employers appear to have taken advantage of the fact that most victims of the privatization and liquidation of state firms are in huge financial constraints, and can therefore hardly afford private legal practitioners' services.

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Mukobeko Maximum Security Prison
Write to the following prisoners at this address:
    Mukobeko Maximum Security Prison (Condemned Section)
    P.O. Box 80915, Kabwe, Zambia
Sailota Banda

Sailota is 19 years old and a Christian incarcerated in Zambia. Sailota grew up in a Catholic Orphanage and sadly fell into bad company at the age of 13. He has nobody, and needs someone to provide some encouragement, guidance and friendship. Please write to Sailota and show your support.
Robby Maponya

Robby is 34 years old and married with children. Robby feels that he has been abandoned by society and needs encouragement and friendship. He would like support to break out of his isolation. Please write to Robby.
Austin Miyanda

Austin is just 19 years old and on death row. He is desperately in need of support and friendship. Please take time to write to Austin.
Patrick Nganga

Patrick is 30 years old and a Christian. He is currently on death row but seeking an appeal. He was sentenced to death in 1996. He wants to have a Christian Pen Pal from any part of the world. He enjoys going to church and chess. He needs support and encouragement. Please show your support for Patrick.
Geoffrey Jorkan Machazy

Death sentence commuted to life August 2007.
Geoffrey is married with 4 children, he was on death row and it has been reported that his his sentence may have been reduced. Please show support for Geoffrey.
Edward Samy

Edward has asked for any help you can provide. Please write to Edward and show your support.
Joseph Chimbala

Joseph is on death row, he needs support and friendship. Please support Joseph.
Kingsley Shabalila

Please write to Kingsley and show your support.
Shindano F. Evans

Mukobeko Maximum
Security Prison
P.O. Box 80915
Kabwe - Zambia

Dear Servant of God,
The most wonderful and precious greetings in the only name of our sovereign lord Jesus. It is my humble prayer that this letter shall find you in good spirit and in the best of health. I hope this letter is part of the blessing the lord has bestowed upon you when received. (Heb 13:1-3). By the way, I am a young man age 30, on death-row in Zambia. My name are Shindano F. Evans. A Christian by faith, I just pray and hope that you will not take this letter as an extra-ordinary thing. That a person of this magnitude can attempt to write to you the godly elect for the purpose of the gospel but my prayer is that you shall come to the aid of this afflicted soul as lam in dive need of your help both spiritual and physical. Before my conviction I was blessedly married with two children, a girl and a boy. I greatly feel sorry in my heart. Day and night has pain and suffering my imprisonment has inflicted to my family due to this poor up bringing without strict parental care which has contributed to my past wasted life which has seen me here behind bars. I am glad today I have found the real value of life in Christ Jesus. A new perspective to the real and meaningful purpose of why God created me. It is my humble prayer that the lord shall overturn things when I appear at the Supreme Court for my appeal and I may be given a terminable sentence so that I may rejoin my suffering children (Galatians 8:9-10; 1 John 3:16-22) Dear beloved Servant of God, I am facing a hard time in terms of essential necessaries to use here, this is due to the fact our prison and Government don't lend us with such basic essential need. In this vein Servant of God I humbly appeal to you to assist me with any little amount of money that the lord con provide you with. I don't have anymore things to say but my prayer is that you shall incline your ear to my cry. May the peace of God rule your heart and the love of his son shine in your heart always.
Yours in Christ Jesus
Shindano F. Evans
Wellington Chewe

Mukobeko Maximum
Security Prison
P.O. Box 80915
Kabwe - Zambia

Dear servant of god,
Greetings in the name of our lord Jesus Christ. It is my sincere hope and trust that you are fine along with your beloved family. I am like wife doing fine a bit, as you may be aware of prison hardships such that, it can't be a bed of roses. Uncertainties do occur frequently. I am passing through insurmountable odds and sufferings. My health problem has just made me stagger in extreme distress and depression in my abysmal condition. I have no help in scope awing to my so being poorer and to make matters worse, a prisoner for that matter! Of course, I had just suggested to enclose this officially medical paper to make you believe what I am telling you and just to make you know as to haw for reaching is may problem pertaining to my health. It is also my humble prayer to you that if you have compelled to render your sympathetic ear to my cry, please, do not panic as to do what you are unable, instead, do the best you can and that is acceptable to god.(2 Corinthians 8:12) Moreover, I wish also to inform you that, I am not yet been able to appear in supreme court for my case review owing to my failure to source money to pay for a lawyer who could represent me in the courts of law. Therefore, I wish to ask of you to continue praying for me so that god can make way for me to be out of this abysmal place. God our creator will highly appreciate your sympathetic ear to my cry, as you are the only person whom god has provided, as it is real tool to help me in every aspect of my life. (One Kings 17:2-24) I will be very glad to receive your sympathetic response to my plight. Kindly pass my best regard to your beloved family and all concerned friends in the name of our lord Jesus Christ.
With best wishes
Yours, Wellington Chewe
Dickson Shamboko

Mukobeko Maximum
Security Prison
P.O. Box 80915
Kabwe - Zambia

Dear beloved servants of god,
I greet you in the precious name of our god and saviour, Jesus Christ. Well, you will be surprised to receive a letter from someone you to not even know - All the way from Zambia in Central Africa - I am Dickson Shamboko, aged 38 yrs. I am a prisoner at this address. I have to inform you that I have been introduced to you by a loved and loving friend (fellow inmates). Brian Lumamba whom you wrote and sent him some cards. He has decided to pick me up for friendship with you just as he is a friend to you. His suffering is equality like mine and we love each other as friends. True friends even through him are younger than me - 25 yrs old. And since this is my first letter to you, I have no much to write about. But simply to introduce myself and request you to take me at any time to encourage and strengthen me just as you should do it to Brian Lumamba - a nice friend of mine. (John 13:34 - 35) I promise to write more in the next mail. Many gods richly bless you.
Yours in Christ
Dickson Shamboko
Saluka Alex Silubonde

Mukobeko Maximum
Security Prison
P.O. Box 80915
Kabwe - Zambia

Dear Servants of God,
Greetings from death-row Zambia in the holy name of our God Father, lord Father of mercy and in the name of our saviour Jesus Christ. I hope and pray that my letter finds you in good health. As for me, I am fine as my lord good lord is keeping me well despite prison hardships. Allow me to introduce myself to you briefly my full names are Alex Saluka Silubonde. I am a prisoner condemned to death. I am 42 years of age and I am a father of 4 children, 2 boys and 2 girls. I was arrested on 7th may 2003, convicted and sentenced to death on 17th September 2004. I am still waiting my case to be reviewed due to financial constraints. I received the lord Jesus Christ as my personal saviour right here in prison and I am now a born again Christian. Before being imprisoned I was a very bad way of my living where I had no regards for God at all. I praise the lord, o my soul, that he made me come to my sense allowed me to be converted. My new birth in Christ not only enables me to call God "Father", but it gives me countless brothers and sisters in Christ. This has really encouraged me write to you and I am very much confident that I shall find favour in you. In this desert journey I have experienced a lot of hardship. I have no one to visit me because the place is very remote and for I am lacking things like Toiletries, beddings, slippers size 7, Study Bible, Christian magazines, books and other necessities, and besides that my wife and my 4 children are facing a lot of problems. Moreover I would like you to be praying for me during this time of my suffering. My abrupt incarceration has dealt my family a devaluating fatal blow as I was their sole breadwinner. The sentence is too hard for me to carry and balance. Therefore I come to you as my brothers and sisters in Jesus Christ and humble request for your help both physically and spiritually (Math.4:4). This place is very lonely and a walkman or radio can do a lot more good to divert ma attention from the sentence so kindly help me in the best way. God is guiding you to help. So pray for me very grateful if my humble request shall be highly considered. Please I need your help if it can be possible. I am down on my knees thanking you in advance that you may take ma as a person who is hopeless and at the same time desperately with nothing but full of problems. Please if you will have anything to send to me, use registered mail or registered parcel. I have come to you as a strange, my wife like a widow and my kids like orphans. May God infinite Love and mercy peace be with you and the saints always interred for you aberrations Yours in Jesus Christ
Saluka Alex Silubonde
Emment Mutonga

Mukobeko Maximum
Security Prison
P.O. Box 80915
Kabwe - Zambia

Emment Mutonga purchased a computer in the process of setting up his own small business. The Zambian authorities however alleged that it was stolen goods. Since bribery is rife in Zambia Emment did not have any money to pay for a lawyer and so he was convicted without a proper defence.

He was convicted in 1994 on the charge of robbery. This is a capital offence. [Death]

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  • Chisoni Banda

    Mukobeko Maximum
    Security Prison
    P.O. Box 80915
    Kabwe - Zambia

    My full name is Chisoni Z. Banda writing all the way from Zambia. I am a prisoner here for 15 years now. I am 30 years old and a father of 4 children whom I left with their mother, my wife who divorced me when I was convicted for murder and remarried another man who refused to take care of my children. My parents passed away when I was 10 years old, but I am looking forward to God to provide. I am called for my appeal at court as it is still pending due to lack of money to pay a lawyer who will represent me in court. Therefore I am looking for people to write to me or assist me in any form they wish. Please respond to me.
    Emmanuel Banda

    Mukobeko Maximum
    Security Prison
    P.O. Box 80915
    Kabwe - Zambia

    special greetings to you from me, Emmanuel Banda in Zambia. I am looking for a pen friend. Please write to me.
    Willi Sekelani Banda

    Mukobeko Maximum
    Security Prison
    P.O. Box 80915
    Kabwe - Zambia

    my name is Willie Sekelani Banda and I am 40 years old. I am on death row in Zambia-Kabwe town Maximum Prison for the offense of aggravated robbery. In Zambia robbery using a gun sentence is death. I am looking for a pen friend, a man or a woman between 25 and 60 years old, who knows English. I am a father of three children. I am in prison for 9 years.
    Peter Chaba

    Mukobeko Maximum
    Security Prison
    P.O. Box 80915
    Kabwe - Zambia

    Greetings to you in the precious name of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. I write this letter to you to ask anyone who will find it in his or her heart to please correspond with me. I am a prisoner on death row here in Zambia. Please do so, I’m lonely. Thank you.
    Arthur Chinyemba

    Mukobeko Maximum
    Security Prison
    P.O. Box 80915
    Kabwe - Zambia

    special greetings from Zambia, Africa. My Name is Arthur Chinyemba, I am at the age of 33. I was born May 11, 1968 at Kalwenya Village. I was a businessman before I was arrested in June 1992. I was sentenced to death for robbery. I would like to have one or a few pen friends in Europe.
    Webby Chisanga

    Mukobeko Maximum
    Security Prison
    P.O. Box 80915
    Kabwe - Zambia

    I am a middle aged man and I left a wife and four children when I was arrested and charged with robbery and attempted murder on November 17th 1993. On May 12th I was sentenced to death for a crime I did not commit. After my conviction , one of the true people who convicted the crime was known to me. After knowing the whole truth I reported to the people responsible but they did not take any action on my case. In 1997, December 4th, I was called by the Supreme Court of Zambia for my appeal, there I was given 18 years. I stayed two years in long term section and I learned how to make things as a carpenter. I learned how to make tables, chairs etc. But after two years I was taken back to the place which I left from two years ago. The same offense. The other prisoners were very surprised because what had happened to me had never happened before since the establishment of this prison. I complained for help but was advised to have a lawyer in this case. But due to financial position I am still in this place for I am poor and can not afford a lawyer. The truth is I did not commit this crime. I am innocent. I‘ve cried to many people for help but no one answered my to my call. I will be happy if you write a petition to the president . I find it very difficult to live without someone to be writing words which can break my loneliness and make me smile in time of loneliness. Please write to me .I will be very happy to hear from you soon.
    Luck Chitayi Christian greetings in the name of our precious Master and Saviour Jesus Christ. May grace be unto you. My name is Luck Lambwe Chitayi. I’m a prisoner condemned to death and 38 years old. A father blessed with four children. I was convicted for the offence of robbery in November 2000. I led a life that had no part with the Lord when I was outside the prison. But in prison I was led to accept Jesus Christ as my personal Saviour and since then I have found happiness and peace in him. I would like to find Christian pen friends who will help me to grow spiritually as I am very thirsty for the word of God. Looking forward to hearing from you soon.
    Partson Penol Kalumba

    Mukobeko Maximum
    Security Prison
    P.O. Box 80915
    Kabwe - Zambia

    my name is Partson Penol Kalumba. I am 43 years old and I prisoner here on death row in Zambia. I am father of three children, two daughters and one son. All them going to school. My family can't come and see me, because they live too far away and can't afford transportation from where they live to this place here. I would like to have a pen friend who supports me and maybe is able to assist my family. I would be very grateful for that. May God bless you. I send you my Christian love and best wishes.
    Fred Kamwandi

    Mukobeko Maximum
    Security Prison
    P.O. Box 80915
    Kabwe - Zambia

    My name is Fred Kamwandi and I am 33 years old. I was sentenced to death in 2000. All the friends I had ran away upon my incarceration and never have they visited me. I have discovered here that when somebody is in need, many best friends tend to flee. I am a father of two children and married to the mother of the same children. The only thing I like about myself is that I have come to know God and the Saviour Jesus Christ. While still on the outside I never dared to know who created the world and I really never wondered how things are above. I was blind to it all. I have written this letter so that I can have someone to be corresponding with. I would love to be sharing scriptures and testimony with whoever is willing to write me. I am waiting to hear from you soon.
    Job Kasonda Kapita

    Mukobeko Maximum
    Security Prison
    P.O. Box 80915
    Kabwe - Zambia

    I answer to the name of Job Kasonda Kapita. I am incarcerated in Kabwe. Prior to this I was a Policeman in the Zambia Police Force. It was during the execution of my duty that I got in this horror of a dilemma. I shot and subsequently killed a violent suspicious suspect I wanted to arrest for disorderly conduct at the police station. His verbal provocations, threats and his refusal to be lawfully placed in police cell made it happen. All occurred within the station yard five metres from my office. I was arrested for murder on 6th October 1994. I was convicted in a bizarre manner to be cruelly hanged by the neck till proved dead on 29th February 1995 at the high court. The judge acted unfairly and exhibited unprofessionalism of the worst manner. There was a difference between witness testimonies at the police and at the court. Being unsatisfied with the conviction and sentence I appealed to our Supreme Court. The Supreme Court upheld the conviction and sentence in 1996. Meanwhile the only option I have remained is to write a petition of mercy to the president of our country. I am 33 years of age. I never knew the deceased and therefore had no evil intention to harm him. It was purely a misadventure by the nature of my demanding and dangerous career assigned by the government to maintain law and order. I served in the police force for four years without facing an charge or being implicated in a criminal offence. I am looking for pen friends to support me in my situation. Someone who is loving and caring. My hobbies are Judo, Karate, Golf, Chess, reading Christian literature and solving mathematic problems. I will be thankful for any letter.
    Allan Kunda

    Mukobeko Maximum
    Security Prison
    P.O. Box 80915
    Kabwe - Zambia

    I am Allan Kunda, prisoner of Maximum Security Prison, sentenced to death. It is sad and bewildering to find oneself in such a ghostly situation. There is no source of consolation here in jail than to read and sing, but all this could be done with tears as I reckon the separation which has been created between my family and me. But I am a crusable Christian with vested Christian morals. I am very anxious to love a friend or pen pal who I can chat with through letters, although I am living under hard situation. A letter in jail is precious, so I would like to find someone to communicate with.
    Boswell Kunda

    Mukobeko Maximum
    Security Prison
    P.O. Box 80915
    Kabwe - Zambia

    may peace and love from the most high God Jehova and Jesus Christ be with you day in and day out. Well I am Boswell Kunda, aged 35 years, a prisoner on death sentence and a father of three daughters aged between 11 and 6 years. I am wishing to find and establish a warm Christian friendship. I'm bringing this to paper to reach you earth-wide requesting to be your friend regardless of age, sex, race and status as long as one is able to to speak English. I need your love, comfort and encouragement while I carry this heavy load of death sentence. I also need your prayers for mercy and forgiveness for since I committed before I embraced the WORD of God. May you extend your prayers to my little three daughters who are now without a mother of their own since the death of my wife in 1997, the year I was arrested too. It would mean everything to me to know that there is someone who will support me, care and encourage me during these times.
    Peter Cassam Kunda

    Mukobeko Maximum
    Security Prison
    P.O. Box 80915
    Kabwe - Zambia

    my name is Peter Cassam Kunda and I am incarcerated on death row in Kabwe, Zambia for 21 years, riding an emotional roller-coaster of hell. I was arrested in a robbery case (without murder) in 1980. I was just a young boy. I have grown up in a death row cell, is has been excruciating time to go through but through the grace of God I am still alive. I am 43 years old. I need a lawyer for my case, for a retrial. Have to confess that financial fees have completely failed me. My family has failed to organize a lawyer for me. I have diabetes. I hope for a pen friend who can teach me a little German. I have a German - English dictionary and it's easy for me to read a German letter. Would be nice if the pen friend is believing in God and we can speak about this. I like reading history and old books and I like studying the solar system and reading poetry.
    Christopher Mainga

    Mukobeko Maximum
    Security Prison
    P.O. Box 80915
    Kabwe - Zambia

    my name is Mainga Christopher, I am 29 years old, incarcerated at maximum prison in Kabwe, Zambia, sentenced to death. I was a serving soldier in the Zambia army. I like listening to gospel music and reading Christian books. I would like to find a pen friend. Age, race etc. aren't important.
    Nelson Malele

    Mukobeko Maximum
    Security Prison
    P.O. Box 80915
    Kabwe - Zambia

    Greetings to you in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord. My name is Nelson Malele and I am a prisoner condemned to death in this Zambian prison. I am looking for pen friends to write to as this prison is a lonely place. Thank you for reading my missive. I will be very much looking forward to hearing from you soon.
    James Mbewe

    Mukobeko Maximum
    Security Prison
    P.O. Box 80915
    Kabwe - Zambia

    My name is James Mbewe, 36 years of age, a Zambian Citizen on a Death Row. I was sentenced on 30th July 2001 at Lusaka High Court of Zambia: I am married with two children, a boy and a girl. If at all I had legal representation I wouldn’t have lost my case, this was due to reasons beyond my control. I’m looking for a pen friend or organization to help me with my case. I would also appreciate if at all you assist me with stationary and some toiletries. It’s really hard to get even shaving blades. I am riding an emotional roller coaster of hell where physically and mentally I cling to every life help available; it’s an excruciating time to go through.
    Peter Mbozi

    Mukobeko Maximum
    Security Prison
    P.O. Box 80915
    Kabwe - Zambia

    I am Peter writing to you from Zambia in Central Africa. I am a condemned prisoner who has languished on death row for many years. I was arrested for murder on April 30, 1984. The episode involved my wife whom I caught committing adultery with a man who fled. I had no time to cool and terminated the life of my wife. On January 27, 1987 I was sentenced to death. The Supreme Court upheld the conviction upon my appeal in 1989 so the only option I have remained with is to write a petition of mercy to the President of the Republic. I am a father of eight children who badly need me, since now they are without any parental care. Prior to this awkward predicament I was a peasant farmer. I am a staunch member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. If God permits I am therefore using this way to find friends to write to and who can help me with my poor children. I do not receive any mail and have no one to write to. If anyone writes I will be grateful.
    Levy Mulinganisha

    Mukobeko Maximum
    Security Prison
    P.O. Box 80915
    Kabwe - Zambia

    I pray that this introductory missive finds you in the best of health, both spiritually and physically. I am 28 years old, a Zambian citizen and a father of two children. I’m in dire need of pen-friends to be encouraging and soothing me during my stay in this very difficult and painful predicament. This is my fourth year on death row and what is really troubling me is the loneliness of confinement. If my wish would find your approval at all, I shall be very grateful.
    Frederick M. Mulonda

    Mukobeko Maximum
    Security Prison
    P.O. Box 80915
    Kabwe - Zambia

    My full names are Frederick M. Mulonda. I am 30 years old, born on 23.10.1971. Am first born in the family of six, married and father of one daughter. My father & mother both dies in 1989 and 1991 respectively. I am now a prisoner incarcerated to death for alleged aggravated robbery. Prior to my arrest & conviction. I was an attested member of the Zambia Police service under paramilitary wing. Who then are death penalty victims? One fateful day in April, 1997; I reported for duties at the Police Inquiries office together with other officers who later went out on foot patrols at night. The shift-in-charge and I remained behind manning the station. Around 03:00 am, an agg/robbery and attempted murder cases were reported by a family and other people in the locality. Two members of this family had once been arrested by myself & other. Officers for the theft of Building supplies. But they were later released by the criminal Investigation officer without my knowledge despite enough evidence we had gathered upon there apprehension. Now they were victims of attempted murder and robbery. When the shift-in-charge & Inquired into the matter, we were all shocked when one member of the robbed family pointed to me, saying I looked like one of their assailants and further that I had shot at them with my police-Issue weapon (AK 47) I was then carrying. The two I had previously arrested insisted I was the actual perpetrator of the alleged crimes. My mouth & throne were dry then and there. It was like a dream that would not affect me or harm me physically. But it wasn't. It was a real experience. I defended myself but to no avail. So did my shift-boss. The matter was then reported to the Lusaka Central police Station and I was charged even without a full investigation. The high court of Lusaka also convicted and sentenced me to death sentences on those accusations. Nothing stolen was ever found on me. Unfortunately, my shift boss whom I had confidence in died before trial began, rendering my alibi reported with on duty that day on of these who had gone on paroles, a person who infect knew so well how innocent I was, pour instead, he betrayed me in court. A forensic ballistics expert testified in court that the gun (my gun), which was alleged to have been fired in the crime had not been fired that day and that it was not the one which ejected empty cartridges picked at the scene of the crime. But the court still found me guilty. I have indeed suffered greatly at the hands of the law. I did not commit any offence although I have been condemned as a social misfit and this has caused terrible suffering on my family members who entirely relied on me for all they needed. Judicial executions are conclusive to human life. Since man is naturally susceptibly to inhuman imperfections and prove to errors, reverse where an error was incurred is impossible. A foul cry is eminent is the sight of imbalance. The poor being prime victims of judicial executions. The gallows in any country knows no weight of a rich man except in some political anarchy where some head of state has been executed for crimes against humanity. Judges are lawyers. The rich whether guilt or innocent hire influential lawyers to secure their acquittal. The opposite is obvious for a poor man. In an outrageous criminal activity, the poor are offered as sacrificial lambs to scare criminals. The risk of the lives of the disadvantaged is at high magnitude in a democratic Christian nation. Property itself is crime with a prison term. As a police officer, I was protective our country by maintaining law and order, and my value, responsibility and dedication to society was extremely enormous. Therefore, my profession was important and should therefore not have been exploited or treated so unfairly as a result of unjustified charges & accusations directed at me by unhonest people I had once arrested for there. I should have been protected and well defended by my employers - Zambia police Service, but none ever bothered to. I received very poor quality of legal representation from the legal and department no wonder why many are convicted.
    Edward Tapi Mumba

    Mukobeko Maximum
    Security Prison
    P.O. Box 80915
    Kabwe - Zambia

    Many greetings to you all out there and may my letter find you safe. To introduce myself, I am Edward Mumba aged 37years. I'm a prisoner serving death sentence here in Zambia, Central Africa. I am seeking pen pals, regardless of age, sex, location and status as long as one can communicate with me in English, to have someone who may be encouraging and supporting me in any way possible through correspondence.
    Alfred Mvula

    Mukobeko Maximum
    Security Prison
    P.O. Box 80915
    Kabwe - Zambia

    hearty greetings from Zambia. This is my 16th year of incarceration but my sixth on death row. I spend a decade at remand prison before I was convicted and condemned to death. On the photo I was 21. Below you will see a few poems I wrote during the past years. I hope you will like them. I am searching for people to become pen friends.
    Peter Kabwe Mwamba

    Mukobeko Maximum
    Security Prison
    P.O. Box 80915
    Kabwe - Zambia

    I greet you in the name of our Lord. To introduce myself my name is Peter Kabwe Mwamba, aged 46,married and a father of five daughters aged between nine and twenty three years. Currently I am a prisoner serving death penalty but have not yet appeared before the Highest Court of Appeal for the review of my case.
    Derrick Ngoma

    Mukobeko Maximum
    Security Prison
    P.O. Box 80915
    Kabwe - Zambia

    Sincere Christian greetings to you. My name is Derrick and I am behind bars on death row for about six years now. I was incarcerated for the crime of aggravated robbery. I would love to find pen-friends from around the world. Thank you.
    Sam Ngosa

    Mukobeko Maximum
    Security Prison
    P.O. Box 80915
    Kabwe - Zambia

    My full name is Sam Ngosa. I m a prisoner at Maximum Security prison here in Zambia, Central Africa. I m aged 38 years, a father of two daughters . I m on death row since 1995. My aim of writing to you is to seek and establish a good relationship with anyone willing to pick me up as his/her pen pal. I need encouragement and comfort under the umbrella of LOVE. I really need friends, especially Christians. I would be very grateful if my request is kindly considered.
    Joseph M. Ntumba

    Mukobeko Maximum
    Security Prison
    P.O. Box 80915
    Kabwe - Zambia

    I would like to introduce myself, my name is Joseph M. Ntumba, Congolese nationality, aged 37 years and blessed with two children and I am a condemned prisoner who is on death row here in Zambia, Central Africa. I was arrested on May, 6th 1992 for the case of aggravated robbery and later on I was convicted and sentenced to death on April 8th 1994. I lost my appeal at the supreme court of Zambia on August 22nd 2000. Yet as God knows I never committed the heavy offense that was charged on me . Briefly I was doing some minor business here in Zambia to earn my living and one unfortunate morning as I arrived from where I used to order my goods for sale I found a message that I was summoned to the police. I went to the police station where I introduced myself and right away I was ordered to put off my shoes and thrown into the police cells where I found two Congolese men that I saw for the first time there. And that was the end of me with a point of no return to my home or family. No exhibit of any kind to support the alleged charge against us was found though. Neither did the police find the stolen vehicle in question with any of us or any weapon, neither did we confess to the police upon brutally interrogated by the police. The only evidence in our case is identification parade. I was shocked and had tears on my face having suffered total injustice in a foreign land. I was filled with lots of uncountable questions as to whether it was because I was a foreigner in this land. I am praying n Gods name that someone is gonna help me by writing a petition to the president of this land on my behalf. May God show you the way and power to help me out of this situation. I am waiting waiting grateful and confident for a helping hand. You can help me in writing a petition on my behalf to the President of this country to pardon me. I will wait so expectantly to hear from everyone who is willing to write.
    Chilekwa Obed

    Mukobeko Maximum
    Security Prison
    P.O. Box 80915
    Kabwe - Zambia

    I am Chilekwa Obed, currently serving a death sentence at this prison in Zambia and waiting for my appeal to be heard by the Supreme Court. When I was incarcerated I had to leave my two children, aged 6 and 8, outside with my mother, who is old and a widow. My father died in 1971. My wife deserted me and the family, when I was put in prison. She got married to another man, leaving my children to my mother alone. Because of this my main aim of writing this letter is to establish friendship and ask your help. Please, I am in need of love, encouragement, care, comfort and support of any kind. My prayer is that someone, who is in the position of being able to help me and my children by way of sending some essentials, will read my letter and help. It will be so greatly, highly appreciated.
    Ali Joseph Phiri First of all I would like to introduce myself to you. My name is Ali Joseph Phiri. I am 40 years aged, and I am on Death Row here in Zambia. When I was outside I was in darkness ,but now in prison I've found God. I am looking for friends who will help me carry this heavy load and share the word of God with me in times of grieve. As my family is poor they cannot visit me here either.
    Timothy Phiri

    Mukobeko Maximum
    Security Prison
    P.O. Box 80915
    Kabwe - Zambia

    Christian greetings in the name of our precious Master and Saviour Jesus Christ. My name is Timothy Newton Phiri and I am a death row prisoner in Zambia. I have three children and am 36 years old. I was convicted and sentenced to death in 1998 for the offence of robbery and murder. I led a life that had no part with the Lord when I was outside the prison. But in prison I was led to accept Jesus Christ as my personal Saviour and since then I have found happiness and peace in him.
    Mabvuto Sakala

    Mukobeko Maximum
    Security Prison
    P.O. Box 80915
    Kabwe - Zambia

    My name is Mabvuto Sakala, aged 26 and presently incarcerated to death on death row in the land Zambia. I am among the 59 soldiers who were sentenced to death in September 1999. At the moment I am waiting to appear before our Supreme Court with my appeal. My hobbies are playing football, writing letters, reading and watching TV. I would love to hear from whoever is willing to write, because my heart is longing for correspondence. Those who would like to enter correspondence with me can write to the address below. It is not a prison address, but that of my aunts. My mail will be brought to me by them.
    Humphrey Sampuo

    Mukobeko Maximum
    Security Prison
    P.O. Box 80915
    Kabwe - Zambia

    greetings to you in Jesus name. Let me make myself introduced to you and hopefully trust that you may get involved in my life. I am Humphrey S. Sampuo, aged 39. I have been behind bars for so long. I was arrested and charged for aggravated robbery which later resulted in my being sentenced to death. I have terribly regretted what I have done. Today I praise God, because I walk in the light and am now a new creature. I would like to hear from anyone who is interested in corresponding with me and find friendship. Most of the time I feel I have been depersonalised with the loneliness of imprisonment.
    Peter Chanda Temba

    Mukobeko Maximum
    Security Prison
    P.O. Box 80915
    Kabwe - Zambia

    my name is Peter Chanda Temba. I am 31 years of age and an Zambian citizen. I was arrested on 19th January 1995 and charged with the offence of aggravated robbery. I was sentenced to death on 3rd April 1996. Eventually I am currently languishing on death row and what is really troubling me most is loneliness, depression and confinement due to the fact that I'm hardly visited by my biological relations. My family can't afford to pay a 305 miles journey to where I am. The worst of all is that even my old friends has gone off me. I am seeking for one or two pen friends who can communicate with me.
    Prince Tinkhani

    Mukobeko Maximum
    Security Prison
    P.O. Box 80915
    Kabwe - Zambia

    Greetings in the blessed name of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. My name is Prince and I am presently incarcerated to death in Zambia. I am a father of one child, who is presently out of school because of my incarceration. I do not like to beg, but in my position and the situation of my child I am left with no alternative. I have to share my plight with anyone who is willing to listen. Feel free to ask me any questions you like, I am 100 % willing to answer you. The crime I committed is aggravated robbery. As I am forsaken by family members and friends I lead a very lonely life and need brothers and sisters to correspond with.
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