Police: Rain-soaked policewoman earns promotion

She was promoted to the rank of sergeant.

A female police officer in Zambia has won herself a promotion after she braved a heavy downpour – without a raincoat – and stood in the middle of a busy intersection to control traffic in the capital, Lusaka.

The police service in the country is often riddled with accusations of corruption.

But pictures of constable Charity Nanyangwe standing between the intersection of Ben Bella and Lumbumba roads became a talking point on social media as she relentlessly controlled traffic whilst getting soaked.

Excitement

It would appear the police command did not want to be left out in the excitement. They promoted her to the rank of sergeant.

Accolades

Ms Nanyangwe’s dedication to duty has won her many hearts.

One Facebook user wrote: “I do not agree with the idea of rewarding anyone to do their job but Charity Nanyangwe…went above and beyond her call of duty.”

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