BETUZ General Secretary Simuntala dies
Basic Education Teachers Union-BETUZ general secretary Geoffrey Simuntala has died.
Mr. Simuntala died in the early hours of today at the University Teaching Hospital after a short illness.
The death of Mr. Simuntala has been confirmed by BETUZ secretary general Katunta Kabika.
And former National Energy Sector and Allied Worker Union secretary general Yotam Mtayachalo has described the death of Mr. Simuntala as a huge blow to the labour movement in Zambia
Mr. Mtayachalo says Mr. Simuntala was dedicated, level headed and cheerful labour leader who undoubtedly transformed the union in many aspects and committed himself in improving working conditions for the teaching fraternity.