A 51 YEAR OLD Copperbelt University (CBU) lecturer has been found dead in his room in China.
The lecturer has been identified as Coster Mwaba and government has said the deceased was pursuing a PHD at Huazhong University of Science and Technology in China.
According to a statement made available to ZANIS in Lusaka by Ministry of Foreign Affairs Public Relations Officer, Dorcas Chileshe the deceased died in his room and his death was only known after 10 days on September 2, 2016.
Ms Chileshe disclosed that the Zambian Embassy in China is collaborating with CBU management and the family of Mr. Mwaba to facilitate arrangements to dispatch the body to Zambia for burial.
Mr. Mwaba had been in China for three years and was supposed to graduate in February 2017 until his death.
He is survived by a wife and three children.