Tag Archives: High Court

Malawian Judge Lovemore Chikopa still in Zambia, Parliament told

Parliament heard yesterday that Malawian Judge Lovemore Chikopa who was invited by Government to chair a tribunal instituted by President Michael Sata to probe three judges is still in Zambia. In 2012, President Sata appointed Judge Chikopa to chair a … read more »

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Police pursuit opposition UPND leader Hichilema

Zambia police have continued their pursuit for opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema to institute an arrest. Mr Hichilema is wanted for allegedly issuing disparaging remarks against President Michael Sata during his tour at Lusaka’s Kalikiliki … read more »

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Supreme court halts HH’s criminal case

The Supreme Court has stayed the criminal proceedings against UPND president Hakainde Hichilema in the Lusaka Magistrate Court pending determination of matter inter partes. The appeals court has further ordered that Mr. Hichilema’s application to have the criminal charge against … read more »

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Chisamba man guilty of sex with chicken

A CHISAMBA magistrate has convicted a 27-year-old unemployed man for having carnal knowledge of a chicken which later died. In his ruling, magistrate Davis Tiwilili said he found the accused guilty of the offence and committed him to the High … read more »

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Post Newspaper losses bid to stay contempt proceedings

The Post Newspaper has again lost its bid to stay contempt proceedings, instituted when the paper defied a court order not to publish libelous articles on President Rupiah Banda during the 2008 Presidential by-elections. Supreme Court Judge Gregory Phiri has … read more »

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Muzungu’s son sentenced to 10 years imprisonment

Kajilo Muzungu, son of losing MMD Mufumbwe constituency candidate Mulondwe Muzungu, has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment on each of three counts of manslaughter contrary to section 199 of the penal code Cap 87 of the laws of Zambia. … read more »

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Zambia: Former President FREDERICK CHILUBA’s wife REGINA acquited

A panel of three High Court Judges has quashed a three year jail term slapped on former President FREDERICK CHILUBA’s wife REGINA, by the Lusaka Magistrate Court for allegedly receiving stolen properties. High Court Judges EVANS HAMAUNDU, CHRISTINE MAKUNGU and … read more »

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FTJ’s lawyer suspended over stolen £4.5m

FTJ’s lawyer has been suspended for three years after unwittingly helping to launder £4.5 million stolen from the Zambian government. Mayfair-based Mohamed Iqbal Meer, 70, sent £125,000 to a Swiss outfitter who made suits and shoes for former Zambian president Frederick … read more »

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