Monthly Archives: August 2010

The London High Court Judgment:Separating Myth from Reality

By Elias Munshya wa Munshya Myth1: Judge Hamaundu’s Verdict Reversed the London Judgment Reality: Judge Hamaundu’s verdict did not deal with the substantive issues of whether Chiluba was liable or not, or whether Judge Peter Smith was right or not. Instead, all Judge Hamaundu ruled on was on whether the Government could serve Chiluba with the London High Court papers

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Judicial Colonialism: Why the London Judgment was Doomed Right from the Start

By Elias Munshya wa Munshya Zambians were told that the reasons why the Attorney General Hon George Kunda, SC sued Chiluba in London were to reach him where the Zambian courts could not reach. Kunda and Mwanawasa alleged that Chiluba had stashed millions of dollars outside the Zambian court’s jurisdiction. And for the government to confiscate those millions they needed

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