LCC drags 11 bar owners to court

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  BY CHIKUMBI KATEBE THE LUSAKA City Council has dragged 11 bar owners to court for failure to comply with stipulated trading hours. LCC public relations manager Habeenzu Mulunda said the 11 have since appeared before the fast track courts for selling liquor beyond permissible hours contrary to the Liquor Licensing Act No.

Judge Siavwapa faces legal suit

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  By NATION REPORTER   A PRIVATE citizen has decided to drag High Court Judge in-charge Commercial Court Mwiinde Siavwapwa to court for allegedly rendering legal advice to former Post Newspaper (in liquidation) proprietor Fred M’membe over the liquidation of the newspaper. Edwin Lifwekelo is to commence criminal prosecution against Judge Siavwapa in

I shot him in self-defence-Precious

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  PRECIOUS Longwe said she shot her husband Lubinda Akakanda Litebele because she feared for her life when he charged at her.  Longwe said she did not throw away the gun after the first shot because she was afraid that her husband would strangle and kill her when he charged at

AG files affidavit in ECL eligibility case

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ATTORNEY General insists that President Edgar Lungu has not yet served a term in the Office of President of the Republic of Zambia because the period served from January 23, 2015 to August 11, 2016 does not qualify to be called a term according to the Constitution. This is contained in

Man accused of defiling HIV+ orphan acquitted

  By Charles Musonda THE acquittal of a 37-year-old man, who was accused of defiling a 13-year-old HIV positive orphan, has shocked the victim’s family. Yesterday, Lusaka Magistrate Humphrey Chitalu acquitted Wilson Kanyesha who was facing one count of defiling an orphan that was born HIV positive. It was alleged that on


  By Chikumbi Katebe   LUSAKA businesswoman, Tshabu Benos, and her brother Brian Mutanuka, have appeared before the Lusaka Magistrates Court on charges of murder in connection with the death of Autoforce proprietor Reeves Malambo. The duo yesterday appeared before Lusaka Magistrate Albert Mwaba for the explanation of the charge against them. Magistrate Mwaba

Gotv sues ZNBC

  By CHIKUMBI KATEBE GOtv Zambia has sued ZNBC in Lusaka High Court for encrypting transmission despite a shareholder agreement between the two entities. As a result, over 300 000 subscribers have been cut off from watching local channels on the Gotv decoder. In a sworn affidavit by GOtv acting managing director Ngoza Matakala,

GBM assault case fails to take off

  A CASE in which opposition UPND vice-president for administration Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba (GBM) is facing three counts of conduct likely to cause the breach of peace, failed to take off yesterday because Magistrate Malota Phiri has a bereavement in the family. Magistrate Ruth Kapulo adjourned the matter to February 27, 2017,

Justice Mwanamwambwa hails judges on petitions 

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EXPEDITIOUS resolution of electoral disputes is essential to the maintenance of confidence in the electoral dispute resolution mechanism because the integrity of the judicial system impacts positively on the electoral system, Deputy Chief Justice Marvin Mwanamwambwa has said. Speaking when he officially opened a worship for High Court Judges whose theme

Investrust finally joins Post liquidation case

By Chikumbi Katebe INVESTRUST Bank has finally joined the winding up proceedings of the Post Newspaper in Liquidation after parties agreed to uphold a consent order to withdraw all applications in opposition to the action. High Court Justice Sunday Nkonde signed a consent order that put an end to all applications filed