Dismiss M’membe’s submission on Post liquidation, court told

  By CHINTU MALAMBO FIVE former employees of The Post Newspaper (in liquidation) have requested the Lusaka High Court to throw out a submission in which former Post Newspaper Editor-in-Chief, Fred M’membe, was seeking an order to set aside the consent judgement that declared the company bankrupt. This was after Mr M’membe sued

  Boy, 16, denies aggravated robbery, rape charges

  By JUSTINA MULENGA A BOY, aged 16 of Libala South in Lusaka yesterday denied two counts of aggravated robbery, and rape contrary to the laws of Zambia. The boy appeared in the Lusaka Magistrates court and took plea before magistrate Albert Mwaba. He is alleged to have acted together with another man

Court asked to intervene in bus station saga

 By CHINTU MALAMBO  THE Kabwe Municipal council has asked the Kabwe High Court to strike out a matter in which 27 Kabwe residents are demanding an order restraining the council from constructing a bus station on land alleged to be theirs. Former Luangwa ward councillor, Bernard Chisanga and 26 others have

Man in court for defiling an imbicile

By JUSTINA MULENGA TWO witnesses yesterday took the stand in the Lusaka Magistrates’ Court to testify against a 35-year-old man alleged to have defiled a 15-year-old imbicile of Mungule area. When the matter came up for plea before magistrate Mwaka Mikalile, the accused, Saidi Zulu pleaded not guilty to the charge alleging

Man dragged to court to maintain his children

By FRANK NYAMBE A MAN has been dragged to court in Lusaka by his former wife to maintain his children. This is in a case in which Mary Chulu, 48, of Matero East compound sued her former husband, Moses Mwale 49 of Chiruru compound for children maintenance. Chulu told Senior Court Magistrates Miyanda Banda

Woman denied conjugal rights, sues  

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By FRANK NYAMBE A 22-YEAR-OLD woman has complained before a local court in Lusaka that her husband denied her conjugal rights for one month and two weeks and later took her back to her parents. The woman, Nyarai Mumba, of 6-miles sued her husband, Bryson Chakatula, 29, for reconciliation after separating for one


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By FRANK NYAMBE A MAN has denied spending nights at a girlfriend’s house but said he was at his sister’s house to avoid his wife who insults him from ‘18 hours up to 06hrs’. Kelvin Mutale, 38, of Chipata Overspill compound was testifying in a case in which his wife Ruth Mwila, 22,

Girl sues father for DNA test

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By FRANK NYAMBE THERE was drama in Lusaka court when a 22-year-old college student dragged her father to court demanding a DNA test because he claims she and her siblings are not his children. This is in a case in which Mambepa Nakazwe of Chunga compound sued her father Eusto Sikazwe, 47, for

Reckless bus driver jailed

By CHINTU MALAMBO THE Lusaka High Court was yesterday turned into a place of  mourning after the driver of the Kapena bus accident in which 17 people died last May was jailed for five years. Relatives of the convict, Mubiana Matomola, cried as High Court judge Mwila Chitabo pronounced judgement. Mutomola had earlier

Crafty money scammer nabbed

By JACKSON MAPAPAYI A MAN has been arrested in Kalumbila district for forging documents and obtaining money by false pretences. North Western Province Commissioner of Police Auxensio Daka confirmed the incident which occurred yesterday and identified the suspect as Brian Kolala. He said the matter was reported by Naresh Chavda of plot