Longwe planned to murder her husband

By CHIKUMBI KATEBE  THE State has proved a case of malice aforethought against Precious Longwe after it was proved that she planned the murder of her husband, Kakanda Lubinda Litebele whom she shot in the early hours of May 25, 2016. High Court Justice Sharon Newa yesterday found Longwe, 30, with a

Kaloswe sues ZCF

  By Chikumbi Katebe A PRIVATE Zambian company that was set to make US $13 million in a 100 000 tonnes maize deal with Malawi has now sued the Zambia Co-operative Federation for breach of contract for failing to supply the maize. In Malawi, the contract has become the subject of a commission

UPND CADRE FAILS TO TAKE PLEA

  BY GWENDOLYN  MCHENGA A UPND cadre accused of assaulting Lusaka Assistant Police Commissioner Bothwell Namuswa and malicious damage to property during the riot at the Lusaka High and Supreme Court grounds when UPND cadres fought running battles with the Zambia Police officers has again failed to appear in court for his

LOCAL COURT STORIES

‘Casanova’ husband divorced By FRANK NYAMBE A 29-YEAR-OLD woman who is seeking divorce told a Local Court in Lusaka that her husband has been changing wives like shirts and that the woman he is staying with is his seventh wife. This is in a case in which Edith Mwalubemba, a businesswoman of Kanyama

HH,GBM LOSE CASE

   HAKAINDE Hichilema and Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba have lost their application to stop the Attorney General from challenging their claim that the Constitutional Court had failed to hear them in their loss to Edgar Lungu and Inonge Wina. Judge Chitabo said there was no merit in their application and that their conduct

Soccer team manager jailed

By GWENDOLYN MCHENGA LUSAKA Dynamos team manager Elias Ngulube has been jailed for six months with hard labour by a Lusaka Magistrates Court for issuing cheques on insufficiently funded account in favour of Mumana Pleasure Resort. Ngulube, was sent to jail by Principal Resident Magistrate Jennifer Bwalya after he readily admitted the

Former PS Sinyangwe jailed 12 months

  BY GWENDOLYN MCHENGA FORMER Cabinet permanent secretary Annie Sinyangwe has been jailed by the Lusaka Magistrate’s Court for illegally awarding a procurement contract worth over K89, 000. Ms Sinyangwe was sentenced after the prosecution proved that she failed to comply with the procurement procedures by awarding a contract for the paving of

UPND condemns ban of  political regalia at court

BY GWENDOLYN MCHENGA &  SANDRA MACHIMA GOVERNMENT’S decision to ban the wearing of political party regalia at court is a violation of individual rights, UPND spokesman Charles Kakoma has said. The ban, he said, was an infringement of human rights because people had a right to wear whatever they wished at any

Nakacinda condemns UPND for  taking Judge Chitabo to JCA

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  By GWENDOLYN MCHENGA  UPND’s decision to report High Court Judge Mwila Chitabo to the Judicial Complaint Authority (JCA) for gross misconduct is misconceived and should not be entertained, says MMD national secretary Raphael Nakacinda. Mr Nakacinda said UPND president Hakainde Hichilema and his vice president for administration Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba (GBM) were nothing

HH and GBM complain against Judge Chitabo

  By Nation Reporter UPND president Hakainde Hichilema and his vice for administration Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba have now reported Judge Mwila Chitabo to the Judicial Complaints Authority for alleged gross judicial misconduct. This follows the decision by the Judge to delay the hearing of a matter in which the two are seeking an