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May 2012 » Coalition for the Defence of Democratic Rights (CDDR)

President Sata Launches Slew of Lawsuits to Silence Media


Zambian President Michael Sata is suing an opposition leader, a newspaper, a radio station and an academic for alleged defamation. President Sata recently sued United Party for National Development leader Hakainde Hichilema, the Daily Nation newspaper, radio station Hot FM and University of Zambia lecturer Cholwe Beyani for defamation of character and demanded to be …

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Civil Servant Jailed for Insulting President Sata

Sata PF symbol nice close up

A civil servant in Kasama has been sentenced to three (3) months imprisonment with hard labour by the Magistrate Court for defaming Republican President Michael Sata. Kasama District Culture Officer Patrick Mubanga, 38, of ZAMTEL Compound was found guilty of the offence by Magistrate Monica Mwamulima when he appeared for judgement yesterday. Facts before the court were …

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