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.
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
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
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,
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,
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
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