Zambian Mission in India denies protest reports

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SOCIAL media reports suggesting that there are protests in India to press for the unconditional dropping of treason charges and subsequent release of UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema are fake and fabricated, says Zambia's High Commissioner to India Judith Kapijimpanga Ms Kapijimpanga said there had been no such a development in India. In

Post property auction on today

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  THE auctioning of the property belonging to the Post Newspapers Limited in liquidation is going ahead and people must disregard media speculations alleging that it has been postponed, liquidator Lewis Mosho has clarified. Reacting to reports suggesting that the exercise had been postponed to a later date owing to unforeseen circumstances,

Stop hiding, M’membe told

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FRED M’membe should stop this hide and seek game, own up and avail himself to relevant authorities since he has made it clear that there is no crime that he has committed rather than taking behaving like a fugitive, a status not befitting a legal practitioner, the Gallant Youths in

NCHITO CHARGE STANDS

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AN impersonation charge against lawyer Nchima Nchito SC must stand, says  Lusaka Magistrates’ Court. Lusaka Magistrate Greenwell Malumani has rejected and thrown out an application to  quash the charge. This means that Nchito will proceed to take plea in the matter where lawyers appointed by the Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) are

Stop masquerading as President, HH told

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  UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema should conduct himself in a lawful manner and stop masquerading as President of Zambia or face arrest for treason, Home Affairs Minister Stephen Kampyongo has warned. Mr Kampyongo said Mr Hichilema was a desperate man who wanted to remain relevant to his political party by playing tactics. Speaking

Daily Nation sues Mast, Nelson Phiri

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THE Daily Nation newspaper has demanded for an apology as well as retraction of a news article by the Mast newspaper failure to which the company will commence legal action. In a letter addressed to the Mast newspaper dated March 30, 2017 the Nation has demanded for an apology as well

Lawyers RAISE LEGAL fees

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THE Linda Kasonde led Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) has increased legal fees by a an astronomical margin with a State Counsel now charging up toK6,784 per hour giving him K 54,272 for an 8-hour day work whereas a senior medical surgeon gets less than K30,000 per month. Justice Given Lubinda

Mumba ducks MMD presidency

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  NEVERS Mumba has ducked the MMD presidency after bailiffs pounced on him demanding settlement of outstanding legal fees for his contempt of court case in 2013, saying he accumulated the bill while he was serving as president of the party but that there was a new structure in place which

CHISHIMBA LIES AGAIN

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THE Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) has dispelled with contempt allegations by United Progressive Party president, Saviour Chishimba, purporting that the authority recently awarded a K140 million contract dubiously. ZRA said yesterday the value of the contract for the design, supply and delivery of an invoice management system is K84 million and

Zambia face Ecuador in Seoul

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  THE Zambia Under-20 national soccer team will today kick off their campaign in the four-nation invitational tournament with a clash against South American soccer giants Ecuador in South Korea, the host nation for this years Under 20 World Cup. The four-nation tournament, which has Ecuador, Honduras and hosts South Korea, kicked