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    HenrymaryHenrymary
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    Good on Ackim

    Maybe u will work for me also

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    Prosper YeboahProsper Yeboah
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    U have really started ur job well as her bodyguard…
    Let’s see if u can protect her well with her falling for u each day!!!

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    Now paula will feel safe for a while

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    @henrymary u can employ me o.

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    @Maths your work will start at Wuhan in China..

    Are u sure u wanna do diz ^_^

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    The Bodyguard Episode 8

    The Bodyguard – Episode 8

    By Tisa Phiri

    I walked to his vehicle as Mr Benson opened the door.

    “hey Ackim!” He shouted..

    “you okay?”

    “Am fine Sir..” I responded

    ” and your daughter too”

    “Good,” Mr Benson answered..

    “so what do we have here ?” he asked as I lead him to the storage room where I had tied the shooter.

    “I managed to catch him Sir but I was waiting for you for the next step” I told him standing in front of the now wide awake guy, his dark scared face held high. I felt the urge to knock the pride out of his funny face but I had to play cool in front of my new boss.

    Mr Benson bent down and asked the man almost in a whisper..

    “who sent you? Tell me now who sent you to kill my daughter or else I will be forced to get you killed.”

    The stupid guy let a laugh and shook his head…

    “you are wasting your time” he said rising his eyes at Mr Benson.

    I saw his face frown. he was upset. He raised his fist and hit him in his face and to his surprise the thug started laughing historically.

    “is that all you have got!” He shouted amid his laughter.

    I knew I had to come in at that point..I too let a laugh in my head, though I didn’t dare show it. Mr Benson’s blow couldn’t even make a small boy spit a piece of meat from his mouth.

    I then went forward and hit the guy , my blow broke his nose instantly and he started bleeding. Before he could take in the first blow, I gave him two more and his face was a mess.

    “Now” I sighed calmly..

    ” I am certain we understand each other.” I paused and walked around him trying to defeat him psychologically.

    I knew a person like him was only good for jobs like shooting and hitting people. He had nothing close to a spirit of endurance. Just that moment I saw his fear emerge. I could bet he didn’t anticipate that action from me.

    I continued in my silence and I could see Mr Benson wondering what I was doing. Then I pulled a small tin from the empty tins in the corner, placed it in from of him as he’s head bow down blood oozing from his mouth and nose.

    I sat on it looking at him

    ” now” I sighed rubbing my fist.

    “are you ready to start talking?”

    He raised his head to say something and then spat.

    ” you won’t get a thing from me man.”

    Oh I see,” I told nodded, still calm.

    I almost stood up to give him another blow but before it could reach him he screamed..

    “ok ok! Stop I will tell you everything I know..”

    I could see Mr Benson pay much attentuon now

    ” listening” I responded..

    The guy explained he was hired by some guy to shoot Paula.

    “this guy just gave me the photo of the lady and I have been looking around for her since yesterday, that’s all i know..” he winced.

    “Give me his name!” I shouted back.

    “I don’t know I swear!” he pleaded.

    ” we don’t ask for names all you do is pull out the job man and get my money, thats it..”

    “Well, how clever..” I chuckled and gave him a second round of beating until he finally explained the place he was hired from and he gave me the description of the guy who hired him.

    Satisfied, I nodded to Mr Benson who was watching in silence.

    “I think I have seen the guy he just described” I told him when we stood outside.

    ” how? Where?” Mr Benson asked surprised..

    “Yes sir. He is one of the guys who had held Paula in the forest. I knocked him down, am sure they know she’s alive and they are trying to finish what they started.” I added as Mr Benson listened attentively.

    “Good Job soldier.. ” he commended.

    ” I will get some guys to check out the place he just told you.”

    “Of course Sir” I told him..

    “if you may, let me lead the group.” Mr Benson smiled..

    “does it mean you are staying?”

    ” I am sir” I smiled back.

    ” I will take your offer, though I only have one request.”

    “What’s that Ackim? ” He asked me.

    “Well I think you should help me find my family in Ndola. am sure you have a lot of connections. I need to know about there whereabouts so I can easily go back home when am done here.”

    “Sure thing soldier” he assured me..

    “right away I will hire someone to investigate.”

    ” Thank you” i shook his hand.

    “I will take care of him” I added pointing inside.

    “probably hand him to police later.”

    ” yeah..” he answered as he walked away

    ” Keep me updated. Whatever you need just make a call” ” he said walking away.

    I pressed the guy some more to make sure he didn’t hide anything else. I told one of Mr Benson’s men to call the police and hand over the shooter after the mission was complete.

    I walked inside the lodge and found Paula hugging her father

    “good bye” dad she told him.

    ” I will see you later” he responded as he nodded his head at me.

    Paula told me she had to go to her room.

    ” I need to get rid of these clothes.. ” she scoffed.

    “sure” i nodded looking at her skin jeans which were dirty from the point she lay down at the shoot out in town.

    I walked to my room too. Opening it, I found Shila cleaning my room whilst she hummed to a song.

    “Hey! ” I called out. Instead of the dirty look she gave me the day we arrived, she that moment wore a wide smile.

    “hey stranger !” she shouted back cheerfully.

    “looking hot!”

    I looked at her and smiled back.

    “wow..I thought I disgusted you the first time we meet. I didnt know you were friendly” I teased as i put my hands in my poackets .

    “Sorry about that” she said raising her hand.

    “just that you looked um……. you know” she shrugged patting the bed to finish placing the sheets.

    “It’s okay” I told her still standing next to the door. I had not closed it.

    “Am Shila” she introduced herself extending her hand to greet me.

    “I know.” I smiled grabing her hand and shaking it

    “am Ackim” I added.

    ” it’s a pleasure to meet you again.”

    “Yeah sure, same here hot guy.” She winked, before walking past me close enough to rub her shoulder on mine..

    “call me if you need anything ” she whispered

    “Oh women!” I muttered to myself.

    “She is not bad”

    Instead of going shopping that afternoon Paula Told me she made an online order of clothes from Lusaka and that they would be delivered the following day.

    “you just had to?” I asked her as a sat in her office. I was waiting for the guys Mr Benson told me would join me to check the place the shooter guy had told us.

    “Yes I had to. You need clothings, at least dad Will bring me something from home.” She shrugged

    ” mmmn great then” I said standing as my phone beeped.I received a text with details of the place we would meet the other guys. I was to be driven by the guy who drove us earlier since i wasnt so familiar with the places around Solwezi.

    “Stay inside.” I told Paula before walking out

    “.from now on you dont leave my Sight without my permission” I added.

    She raised her Hand and saluted teasingly.

    ” yes Sir! ” I laughed and left the room with long steps. It was action time and that reminded me of the army and General Loko’s camp only that, this time i was doing it for a good cause, thats what I thought anyway.

    “Lets go” I motioned to the driver as i got in front of the car.

    “step on it man!” I ordered

    “we are Running out of time…”

    To be continued

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    The Bodyguard Episode 9

    The Bodyguard – Episode 9

    By Tisa Phiri

    I cleared my throat after driving for about 5 minutes in silence.

    “so what’s your name?” I asked the driver

    ” and how long have you been working for Mr Benson? ”

    “Am Simon” he looked at me adding a Kaonde surname which I couldn’t pronounce.

    ” so” I sighed.

    ” Simon it is,” I said looking at him. He was very tall and dark, in fact very dark if I may add.

    He answered my second question after negotiating some potholes ahead if us his long hands holding the steering tight. I was almost becominy bored with his driving, he was too slow but I let it pass for that day..I was always a fast driver and with the emmergence of the case at hand I really wished he could go faster.

    “I have worked for the big man for almost 4 years now” he told me when the road was finally smooth.

    “Well you must know much about him and his family?” I giggled leading him to say more.

    “Not much” he declined.

    “all i do is run small errands for him and sometimes am asked to drive him or his spoiled daughter around.”

    Something clicked in me..

    “what?” I thought to myself.. ‘spoiled’ well, that was something. Judging from his expression, I could tell he was either jealousy of Mr Benson and his daughter or he was Paula’s admirer. I kept to myself though. I didn’t want to show my concern in that area, so I played along just to take as much information as I could.

    “You know these people just come from God knows where and think they can just take our mines” he added.

    I smiled sheepishly..

    “yeah you know, you are right. it’s somehow not fair aiii” I continued just to encourage him to speak out his heart. It’s easy to find clues from people working close because they might just give you an idea of what is trully going on around someone’s life, especially the type of Mr Benson, the rich and famous.

    So I let him say some more but what came out later was just some words that indicated jealousy and envy. I even discovered he did nothing worth talking about in terms of education he only managed to pass in 2 subjects at grade 12, though he was still holding on to the fantasy of persuing further studies.

    I received a call as I was busy analysing the driver Simon.

    “Helo!” I answered at the second ring of my phone.

    I was told to wait at some place and I asked Simon if he knew where the place was, he nodded.

    We had been driving for almost 25 minutes by then and when we came to a halt. Simon pointed at some bar on the outskates of town..

    ” that’s the place” he pointed at a small thatched building with a small poster written, Welcome to Chinsaka’s Krall.

    Instead of waiting for the other guys Mr Benson had sent, I told Simon to driver back further away from the Bar, walked there slowly as usual hands in my pockets.

    I was greeted by a fat and light in complexion woman who smiled or maybe I can just say grinned widely exposing her yellow teeth, which I could notice even when it was almost getting dark.

    “Helo!” I greeted her back in my poor kaonde. she smiled and instead answered back in Bemba.

    “stranger ?” She asked, I smiled at her..

    “I would prefer visitor” I suggested.

    “What can i offer you” she asked as she indicated me to sit down.

    “oh not yet” I said politely.

    “Am waiting for someone but I would love to ask you a few questions” I added before she walked away. she stood close to me and I almost regreted calling her back she had a strong scent of sweat, rather a combination of dirty and sweat.

    “What kind of people do you normally have here?” I asked her smiling as I pretended to be checking her out. I could see her coming on to me and I had to use it to my advantage..

    “All kinds” she said raising her hands like saying ‘the whole’ world. I let a laugh in my head. she trully wasn’t exposed at all and according to her that was the best Bar in the whole world.

    “Well I love it here it’s quite and nice. who are those guys then?” I asked her further pointing with my eyes at some group of boys seated in the corner with their table filled with bottles of Mosi and Castle lagers.

    “Oh those are the top boys in Solwezi” she whispered..

    “don’t dare mess with them” she added getting closer to my face.. “their boss will soon be here, you will see” she told me..

    “okay then thank you swity ” I said with a flirt smile..

    she rigggled her big behind as she walked back to the counter. I shook my head.

    ” wonders shall never end .. how posible is it for this old hag even think I would lay with her..” I asked myself laughing almost showing off my teeth before I composed myself and concentrated.

    Their was something fishy about the group in the corner. Though the lady didn’t say much I could tell the Bar was some kind of meeting place and hide out for the bad guys. I slowly walked to the counter and ordered a bottle of water just to make sure I had a good sight of the guys in the corner. In seconds I counted 6 of them, probably drug dealers and thieves. I thought. I took a couple of seconds to grasp atleast 3 of their faces, satisfied. I walked back to my table but before I could sit, I saw their leader walk in.

    They were few other people in the bar but it’s like he got everyone’s attention. I looked closely without him noticing, he was the guy I was looking for.

    My skin grew some goose bumps, not that i was scared but my couriosity grew large. I almost went for him but I tried to pretend pressing the small buttons on my phone as he passed by my Table. I could bet his eyes where on me but I didn’t raise up my head to look at him, my looks were obviously foreign and probably better than theirs. I knew for sure he would not recognise me to be the person who knocked himout in the forest. since he never got the chance to see my face.

    My phone beeped and I walked out, two guys stood by the small road leading to the bar. I quickly realised they were the ones sent by Mr Benson then called them and told them about about the guy inside.

    “Let’s wait for him here” I suggested.

    “there are 7 guys, it won’t be easy for us to confront them straight on. we are out numbered..”

    Almost an 3 hours later, the guy walked out with two other guys with bottles beer in their hands, we durked in the car to avoid being seen and as he opened his Corona car parked a few meters from us. I whispered to the driver to follow him. The two guys with him remained behind and We saw him join the road alone.

    We drove behind him for almost 15 minutes before he joined a township road, the street lights shining on us and I instructed Simon to reduce the speed and follow at a distance.

    He parked at a well built house, with a short wall fence, it was incomplete. I knew then that our guy was involved in some shoddy business for him to have bult such A house for himself. He didnt look like one who was working nor Educated for that matter.

    I decided to watch his house for an hour from outside, satisfied there was no one outside, i told the two guys with me to wait outside as I climbed the small wall fence and jumped inside..

    Slowly I went in through the back door. I had to be fast cause the lights were giving me away, I was too exposed..

    The good part is the guy was so drunk he left the door open so I pushed the handle and opened it.

    I was inside a room with some cheap sofa and a small screen LG TV. As I debated which room to go to I froze, in the passage. Someone opened some bedroom door and I stood like a statue…

    “Dammit!” I screamed in my head.

    To be continued

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    Where u caught. Or was it a set up.

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