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Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation ZNBC Assistant News Manager MANGANI PHIRI has died.Mr PHIRI, 44 died in Lusaka in the early hours of this morning after collapsing.Sister to the late MANGANI PHIRI, JUDY CHILESHE confirmed the death to ZNBC News in Lusaka on Monday.He worked for ZNBC for 22 years.Mrs CHILESHE said funeral gathering is at Mr PHIRI’s home in Lusaka’s Chalala area and burial date will be announced soon.The Late MANGANI PHIRI joined ZNBC in 1989 as a news reporter and rose through different files and ranks.In August 1991 the late Mr PHIRI was appointed Senior Reporter and was later in 1996 promoted to the position of Deputy News Editor.A year later, Mr PHIRI was promoted as News Editor in September 1997 and transferred to the Kitwe studios.In September 2004, the Late Mr PHIRI was transferred back to Lusaka as News writer and was on November 7th the same year appointed Assistant News Manager a Position he held until the time of his death.

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