Simoson sues LCC over trading grounds

By CHINTU MALAMBO SIMOSON enterprises have dragged the Lusaka City Council to court for alleged breach of lease agreement. This is in relation to the council’s decision to allocate its previously leased land to victims of the gutted Lusaka City Market as alternative trading ground. According to a statement of claims filed in

Phone thief jailed 12 months

By CHINTU MALAMBO THE Lusaka High court has sentenced a 23-year-old man of Lusaka to one year simple imprisonment for theft of a mobile phone and K50 cash. Before High Court Judge Bubile Lungu was Patrick Mumba, who pleaded guilty to stealing a mobile phone and cash belonging to Kelvin Daka also

DEC nabs 2 ex phone operators

By OSCAR MALIPENGA THE Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) through its Anti- Investigations Unit in Lusaka has arrested and jointly charged two former employees of a mobile communications company for money laundering activities involving over K100, 000.00. DEC deputy public relations officer Kamufisa Manchishi said Sitali Chisenga, 31, of House No. 21A Kandundu

Man goes for prophet who told his wife that he is a Satanist

By Frank Nyambe A LOCAL court in Lusaka heard how a man refused to reconcile with his wife after a prophet allegedly told her that he is a Satanist and that he wanted to sacrifice his children. This was heard in Matero Local Court in a case in which Branley Munkombwe, 32,

HH contempt case fails to take off

By CHARLES MUSONDA INCARCERATED UPND president Hakainde Hichilema’s contempt case against National Guidance and Religious Affairs minister Godfridah Sumaili yesterday failed to take off in the Lusaka Magistrate  Court  for the third time. And a Lusaka housewife and her neighbour have admitted assaulting a woman they suspected to be a prostitute

GBM illegal drilling case adjourned

By JUSTINA MULENGA THE drilling case involving UNPD vice president Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba has been adjourned to 14th August 2017 as three other witnesses were not present before the Court. Mwamba and others accused of illegal drilling appeared before Lusaka Magistrate David Simusamba yesterday for mention. Among the 19 accused persons, 3 suspects

M’membe denies impersonation charge

By JUSTINA MULENGA FORMER POST Newspaper proprietor, Fred M’membe has pleaded not guilty to several charges slapped on him, among them impersonation and disobeying court orders before Lusaka Magistrate Ireen Wishimanga. Among the charges slapped on him, M’membe was charged with one count of personation of an officer of the Post Newspapers

Ex miner sues former employer

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By CHINTU MALAMBO A FORMER employee of Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines has sued in the Lusaka High Court, demanding repatriation benefits of K500,000 from the mining company. According to a statement of claims filed in the High Court principal registry, Mr Ackim Chisanga stated that he worked for the mining company for

Court throws out 46 UPND MPs petition…

They remain suspended from parliament By CHIKUMBI KATEBE  THE Lusaka High Court has dismissed a petition by 46 UPND members of parliament who were challenging their suspension from the National Assembly. Speaker of the National Assembly Dr Patrick Matibini suspended the 46 MPs for failure to comply with House rules when they deliberately absconded

Ndola High Court throws out Kansanshi’s interlocutory injunction

By ROGERS KALERO THE Ndola High Court has thrown out an application by Kansanshi Mining PLC for interlocutory injunction order to restrain the Mineworkers Union of Zambia (MUZ) from interfering or frustrating the implementation of the Collective Agreement for the period 2017-2019 on the payment of agreed New Bonus until the