Court News

Woman told to pay ex-fiancé for breaking his heart

A Ugandan woman who broke up with her fiancé has been ordered to pay him financial damages for psychological anguish.

Rwanda-DR Congo tension: Shooting of plane an ‘act of war’

DR Congo has declared Rwanda's shooting of one of its fighter jets an "act of war", amid mounting tensions.

Kalomo records more Covid cases

KALOMO district has recorded a total of 19 Coronavirus cases with a new case having been recorded on December, 28 2022.

Family begins farewell to Zambian student killed in Ukraine

Zambian student Lemekhani Nyirenda, who died last year while fighting for Russian forces in Ukraine, is due to be buried on today.

Man allegedly used his policeman brother’s gun to kill his neighbour over illegal electricity connection

Eastern Cape police are on the hunt for a man who allegedly shot and killed a man following an argument over illegal electricity.


SAKWIBA Sikota SC, has described as ‘‘dog’s breakfast’’ the seven more indictments the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has laid against Clever Mpoha, the Savenda Group of Companies chairman and Eagle Trading International Limited. And former Ministry of Defence Permanent Secretary Stardy Mwale has asked the court to be charged separately from Mpoha, and quash count three on grounds that it is separated from his first count.

Kampyongo got K4.8 million from 2011-22 NAC Accountant testifies

Deputy Chief Accountant at National Assembly of Zambia has told the Lusaka Magistrate Court that former Home affairs minister Stephen Kampyongo was given K4.8 million as salaries and gratuities for the period 2011 up to July 2022. It is alleged in count one that Kampyongo and Chirwa on a date unknown but between January 1, 2012 and September 30, 2022 in Lusaka jointly and whilst acting together with other persons unknown did possess property number F/135/4301 and property number F/179/4301 located in Eureka off Kafue Road valued at ZMW 11,100,000.00, property reasonably suspected of being proceeds of crime.

No Suspicion filed on Mrs Kampyongo’s accounts – Bank Testifies

A construction Manager at Erden Construction Limited has told the Lusaka Magistrate Court that former Home affairs Minister’s wife Wanziya Chirwa Kampyongo bought two properties worth K3 million in Ibex Hill.

Muchemwa earned K1.4m, witness testifies 

The Lusaka Magistrate Court has heard that Patriotic Front cadre Francis Muchemwa earned K1.4 million as his gross earnings from June 2015 to August 31, 2021 while he worked for Zesco.

48 houses belong to Tanzanian, insists Loyana 

The alleged owner of the infamous 48 houses now (51) in Chalala has told the court that the flats belonged to a Tanzanian whom he partnered with and helped to buy land in Zambia.

Court orders man who used fake degree to get a job to pay back the K2.2million he earned

Six years after he started working at the water utility, Sheldon Naidoo was caught out after he applied for another position, according to EyeWitness News (EWN).