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January 16, 2014 - 0 Comments

By NORMA SIAME  – A YOUTH in Mafinga District who beat up his grandfather to death while under the influence of alcohol has been sentenced to four years in prison with hard labour. Penjani Muwowo,...

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January 14, 2014 - 0 Comments

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE – FORMER Zambia Air Force (ZAF) commander Andrew Sakala yesterday told the Lusaka magistrate’s court that he distributed the K500,000 that he is alleged to have stolen to various people, including his...

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January 13, 2014 - 0 Comments

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE – THE State has urged the Supreme Court to uphold the death sentence slapped on a Kasempa man by the Solwezi High Court for killing his two children. Donald Fumbelo has, however,...

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January 11, 2014 - 0 Comments

By SARAH TEMBO – A THIRTY-SEVEN-year-old man of Lusaka’s Kalingalinga Township wants to divorce his wife because she cooked Nshima with kapenta for his mother. The man told the court that it was not in...

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January 10, 2014 - 0 Comments

By ETAMBUYU SANG’ANDU – THE Kitwe High Court yesterday heard how a Kasama man died after suspected poisoning at Sweet Corner guest house in Buchi Township. Denis Daka, a cleaner at Sweet Corner guest house...

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January 9, 2014 - 0 Comments

By ANDREW PHIRI – THE Livingstone High Court has discharged a 42-year-old woman of Choma who was charged with murder because the prosecution did not have sufficient evidence to continue with the case. Fedina Chipako...

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January 7, 2014 - 0 Comments

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE, KASONDE KASONDE and BRIAN HATYOKA – A LUSAKA High Court judge has called for national dialogue to tackle the increasing cases of sexual offences. Mr Justice Chalwe Mchenga said the 15-year maximum...

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January 4, 2014 - 0 Comments

By SERAH TEMBO – A LUSAKA wife has told a local court how her husband has married six times over the years. The 22-year-old woman, Marvis Phiri, of George Township said she was the fourth...

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January 3, 2014 - 0 Comments

By KASONDE KASONDE – KABWE High Court Judge Eddie Sikazwe has sentenced five men to death by hanging after they were found guilty of murder and aggravated robbery charges. Mr Justice Sikazwe said he found...

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January 2, 2014 - 0 Comments

By PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE – THE Lusaka magistrate’s court has dismissed an application by three Bulgarian nationals who attempted to have their indictment quashed on grounds that it is defective. Chief resident magistrate Joshua Banda instead...

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