Kuyomba Bwalya is a member of the Zambia Correctional Service. He was appointed Deputy Commissioner General of Zambia Correctional Service by Hakainde Hichilema on 1 September 2021.


Hichilema was a detainee under Bwalya in 2017, when he was charged with treason for allegedly putting former President Edgar Lungu's life in danger. While swearing in Kuyomba Bwalya and other officers, Hichilema praised him for acting professionally when he was detained at Mukobeko Maximum Correctional Service.[1][2]


  1. Samuel Akpan, EXTRA: Zambia’s new president appoints man who detained him as head of prisons, The Cable, Published: September 2, 2021, Retrieved: September 2, 2021
  2. President Hichilema appoints new Correctional Service Chief and State House Police Chief, Lusaka Times, Published: September 1, 2021, Retrieved: September 2, 2021