Class captain beaten to death for writing ‘Names of Noisemakers’ In Class

A 7-year-old boy identified as Phestus Kalela has been confirmed dead after his angry classmates beat him up for writing their names on the noisemakers list.

The sad news was pronounced minutes after the boy was rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment.

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It was reported that the young boy sustained injuries from the mob attack by his classmates’ aged 8,7 and 6 respectively.

The deceased was brought in unconscious but died in the intensive care unit as efforts to resuscitate him were futile.

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The district commissioner who described the incident as saddening wondered how children below the age of 10 could beat their peer to death.

It was further gathered that the boys who are below 10 have no case to answer, as they cannot be prosecuted under the Zambian law.

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Ellis Ferdinand is a Journalist, Blogger and Founder of Ellis Multimedia, a parent company of, an Online Education News Blog, and Ellis Ferdinand is a Graduate of Accra College of Education and the University of Cape Coast, where he obtained a Diploma In Basic Education and a Bachelor of Education in Accounting. He is currently Reading his Master of Philosophy in Curriculum and Pedagogic Studies at the University of Education, Winneba in Ghana. Ellis Ferdinand won Blogger of the Year at the 2018 National Students’ Awards and was also adjudged 14th Best Ghanain Blogger in 2018 among the Top 50 Ghanaian Bloggers of 2018. He introduced the Concept of Education Blogging in Ghana in 2014 with his famous blog now His Blog won Best Media Promoting Education in 2017, 2018 and 2019 respectively, an Award organized by Neogenics Education Consult. In 2019, He adjudged the Most Promising West African Blogger of the Year in Nigeria. He won Writer of the Year at the 2021 EDUCOM AWARDS


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