News Editor, Barotseland Post
The Barotse Royal Establishment (BRE) has charged that Barotseland is a separate and independent country from Zambia, and therefore, the constitution of Zambian has no effect in Barotseland.
The royal establishment has further declared that the law suit against the Litunga in the Mongu High Court is null and void.
THE Barotse Royal Establishment (BRE) says there is nothing to frighten them over the petition to the Mongu High Court by four individuals to have the Litunga vacate the throne.
The BRE’s Induna Imandi told The Mast that none of the 19 allegations of incompetence and fraud raised by the quartet had credibility.
He said what the petitioners were claiming was “all rubbish” and that “there is nothing to frighten us”.
The embattled Litunga of Barotseland, Lubosi Imwiko II, has been dragged to a Zambian court by some of his subjects for alleged gross incompetence and abuse of authority.
After a successful launch in Australia and Lusaka Zambia, the TLS Foundation held its official launch in Mungu on Saturday 14th January, 2017 at 13:30hrs at Barotseland’s King Lewanika General Hospital.
An Angolan official has said on Wednesday that they had recorded the country’s first two cases of the Zika virus, just three months after a yellow fever epidemic which killed at least 400 people was brought under control, Reuters has reported.
In colonial style persecution, the Zambian government has now separated and transferred jailed Barotseland leaders Afumba Mombotwa, Likando Pelekelo and Inamabo Kalima to state prisons far away from Barotseland where they will be isolated from friends and family.