The case in which four Zambians have sued Lubosi Imwiko II in his capacity as Litunga of the Western Province of Zambia could not take off this morning as scheduled for non-availability of a High Court Judge to preside over it.
Mongu does not have any resident judge but depends on judges that periodically come to hold sessions in Mongu and because there was no judge assigned to the case, it has been adjourned indefinitely until a judge has been assigned to it. It is the same judge who will then decide when the court will sit again to hear the case.
THE three suspected poachers, including a Zambian police officer, that were arrested in connection with illegal ivory trading in Kaoma on the 22nd December 2016 after they were allegedly found possession of 47 kilogrammes of elephant ivory will appear again before the Kaoma Court under the presiding Magistrate Honourable Malata on the 24th February 2016.
“Zambians who come from the other provinces, who do not wish to understand that the ‘Western Province’ has a legitimate claim to be part of Zambia on a DIFFERENT BASIS to the rest of us.
“We cannot in good conscience try to gloss over and arrogantly dismiss this fact, as has been the practice in the past.
“We, as the rest of Zambia, made a deal with the Barotse Kingdom. We must now in all good faith acknowledge that we did not keep the agreement. Our partners in the broken agreement have clearly not been happy with our behavior for a long while. Let's come together and put it right in our time.” – Eminent Zambian Constitutional Lawyer, Dr. Rodger Chongwe, 28 October 2010.
He is young, ambitious and gifted. At 20 years only, Taylor Mwanamwale Akakendelwa is dreaming of one day being counted among the legendary artists of the world.
Although he has no formal training in the field of ‘Fine Arts’ yet, young Taylor’s art is already making the right waves through his ‘Taylar Akaz Music & Art’ studio in Livingstone.
REMEMBERING DR. KING ON MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY
Martin Luther King Day is a United States of America federal holiday held on the third Monday of January. It celebrates the life and achievements of Martin Luther King Jr., an influential American civil rights leader. He is most well-known for his campaigns to end racial segregation on public transport and for racial equality in the United States.
PRISONS in Zambia are a health hazard and a death trap for prisoners, and there is need for the private sector to get involved and help mitigate the situation, Zambia Medical Association (ZMA) president Aaron Mujajati has said.
Dr. Mujajati said prisons in Zambia were too congested and that the sanitary conditions were also extremely poor.