While waiting to go live last night, South African Broadcastng Corporation (SABC) contributing editor, Vuyo Mvoko and his crew were robbed at gun point. They were stationed near Millpark Hospital, reporting the arrival of Zambian President, Edgar Lungu at the hospital.
When he recounted the ordeal later, he said
The lights were directly on my eyes and I could not see… others [crew members] were standing around… and I saw these strangers…I had my phone in my hand… Sophie shouted “give them your phone”… they took about 2 or 3 phones. My phone, Sophie’s phone…they took the laptop we were using… and just disappeared.
There has been no reports of arrests made connecting to the robbery of Vuyo Mvoko and the SABC Crew outside Millpark Hospital yet.