Ruling elite should stop interfering with judicial independence

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By Given Mutinta 

The revelation made by the Zambian Watchdog on April 26 and 27, 2012 that the Solicitor-General Musa Mwenye and the Attorney General Mumba Malila, respectively, are pushing the Development Bank of Zambia (DBZ) to write off the K14 billion which the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Mutembo Nchito and Editor-in-chief of The Post newspaper Fred M’membe owe the public bank is an assault on the independence of our judiciary and democracy.

Mwenye and Malila’s actions do not come as a surprise. M’membe schemed and machinated their appointments. It was a conspiracy to allow his consociates to take up key positions in the judicial system so as to create a syndicate that would surreptitiously creep around the judiciary and government systems and feloniously rub off the huge loan they owe DBZ.

If we do not rise and protect the judiciary, its autonomy will be defiled. We need to fight fearlessly and steadfastly against political pressure to surrender the independence of the judiciary to the selfish ruling elite. The political pressure being stirred up by Mwenye, Malila, and M’membe against the judiciary is an unacceptable situation that is worth fighting with unyielding vigilance.

Their disregard for the ruling passed by Lusaka High Court judge Nigel Mutuna against JCN Holdings, Post Newspapers Limited and Mutembo Nchito and an edict that they pay back the K14 billion they owe DBZ is an attack on the rule of law. Their intention is intrinsically evil. It will poison our constitution and corrupt our democracy.

His Excellency President Michael Sata should not keep mum when the independence of the judiciary is being ambushed unless he is part of the sneaky consortium that is resolute to ensure that M’membe and Mutembo’s loan is terminated. Could it be true that they were promised full remission of their loans if they campaigned for Sata, and it is now payback time?

Zambia is a signatory to the 1985 basic principles on the independence of the judiciary adopted by the Seventh United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders. Thus, the independence of the judiciary guaranteed by the State and enshrined in our Constitution must be respected and observed by all.

Mwenye and Malila should let the judiciary deal with the M’membe and Mutembo saga impartially, on the basis of facts and in accordance with the law of the land. They should not put any improper influences, inducements, pressures, threats, or interferences, direct or indirect, from any section or for any reason.

Why should a lending institution write off a debt without taking measures to recover the loan? It seems it is in order for M’membe and Mutembo to embezzle public funds when the former is everyday screaming at other people as thieves. While the latter is eventfully prosecuting Austin Liato in the courts of law over K2 billion compared to K14 billion they pocketed. This last level of hypocrisy is shameful and unacceptable!

Will all people who owe financial institutions have their debts cancelled straightway? What is sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander. Mwenye and Malila should be stopped from pressganging DBZ to drop the case against their acquaintances after the judge found them wanting. This is a broad daylight criminal operation. It is not money for M’membe or Mutembo’s mother but public funds they pocketed. Why should public funds be used to grease their luxurious lives when our brothers and sisters are every day sinking deep in the pits of poverty?

Mwenye and Malila should know better that judges have the ultimate responsibility for decisions regarding freedoms, rights, and duties of natural and legal persons within their jurisdiction. The independence of each individual judge safeguards every person’s right to have their case decided solely on the basis of the law, the evidence, and facts, without any improper influence.

Let us not allow the greedy ruling elite to assail the judiciary. A well-functioning, efficient, and independent judiciary is an indispensible requirement for a just, consistent, and impartial administration of justice. Thus, judicial independence is an imperative element of the right to due process, the rule of law and democracy.

The separation of powers is an essential surety of the independence of the judiciary. In the decision-making process, let judges have freedom to decide cases impartially, in accordance with their understanding of the law and the facts. They should be able to act without any improper influence from the Solicitor-General or the Attorney General or the Director of Public Prosecution. Pressure, threats, or interferences from any quarter or for any reason should be countered with legal penalties.

Sata’s government should promote the right to an independent and impartial tribunal guaranteed by our constitution. What will Sata write home about if government is not able to reinforce the rule of law? Those found wanting by the courts of law regardless of their status; poor or rich, powerful or powerless the law must visit them. Judges should be subject only to the law, and their decisions should not be revised outside the appeals procedure by the Solicitor-General or the Attorney General or anybody else.

M’membe and Mutembo’s case is an eye-opener to us all that the independence of the judiciary can be easily assaulted if decisions regarding the appointment and the professional career of the DPP, the Solicitor-General, and the Attorney General are ‘politically engineered’ and there is no application of objective criteria.

Mwenye and Malila should be reminded that they can threaten judges, or DBZ to drop M’membe and Mutembo’s case, but they cannot destroy the transgression. In Tonga we have a saying that says, ‘mulandu tauligwi cucu’ – ‘a crime can never be eaten by a rat’. It means that even if you commit a crime now, in 50 years that case can still be revisited. The trouble Mwenye and Malila will face out of pressurizing DBZ and intimidating judges will make them live to regret their conducts. You cannot fool all of the people all the time. Life is like a chariot wheel; today you are at the top, tomorrow you will be at the bottom. Tongas say, ‘mazuba ngunamasandu’ – life turns!

As long as we have a judicial system that works on the issue of appointment and term of office we will always have hierarchical and political influence on judicial independence. Maybe we need to consider the issue of irremovability of judges and involuntary transfers in the judicial system. This may underpin the autonomy of the judiciary. We also need an appointment system able to shield the judiciary from the influence of the appointing authority and ruling elite.

Let us protect the norm where judges deciding a case should not act on any order of any third party, inside or outside the judiciary. We should revisit the hierarchical position of the DPP, Attorney General, and Solicitor-General so that they do not amount to subordination of the judges in their judicial decision-making activities.

In order for freedom from external influence to be ensured, the law should provide sanctions against outside actors seeking to influence judges in any manner.

Mwenye, M’membe, and Malila’s intimidation of judges definitely will impact not only on the independence of the judiciary but also independent practice of the legal profession.

At the rate we are sinking into political hooliganism and thuggerism the protection of judges, and even their families is an important component of any action to promote judicial independence.

If politicians like Hakainde Hichilema (HH) and Nevers Mumba were attacked for holding different views from those of government what will stop these same hooligans and thugs from attacking judges and their families for ruling against the ruling elite? Once judges become the subject of intimidation it will hamper the dispensation of justice and promote impunity.

We cannot afford to have the independence of our judicial system impinged upon and rendered nugatory by the dominant legal system imposed by the ruling elite.

Judges, the likes of Nigel Mutuna and others should never lose sight of the need to ensure that the justice system, not merely the judiciary, is free from the unmerited intervention of those who seek to oppress and exploit people.

The independence of the judiciary is the foundation stone of our democratic society and a safeguard for our freedom and rights under the rule of law.

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50 Responses to Ruling elite should stop interfering with judicial independence

  1. Let them pay or go to prison!

    Musa - April 30, 2012
    12:48

  2. Mr Malila has really disappointed me, I wish I could put it in words but no amount of words can say the shame I feel about his political alignment. I thought that he was above board. Sorry Zambians!

    Yazanda - April 30, 2012
    11:46

  3. A case never rots.Let Malila,Musa Mwenye and Nchito force DBZ to write off the debt for the benefit of M’membe.This will be a temporal reprieve as PF is not likely to remain in the office for ever.All these gentlemen
    will one day end in jail.This is what is happening to RB’s children.My advice for M’membe and Mutembo Nchito is simply to pay back the money they owe Zambians.As for DBZ,do not allow yourself to be used in withdrawing this matter.You are dealing with public funds and you will be personally held liable by Zambians.

    Kalima - April 30, 2012
    11:43

  4. May God bless the Zambian watchdog. Without the watchdog a lot of filthy things would have gone unnoticed.

    M’membe is panicking. He knows his paper can not compete against you among the literate Zambians. Keep exposing them for the sake of saving our nation. Have you ever thought of staring printing newspapers. i think it could be awesome!

    Mwape - April 30, 2012
    10:15

  5. Mumba Malila; ‘judges are not immune to scrutiny’ lol

    Are DPP and attorney general immune to scrutiny?

    Koma N'zedi - April 30, 2012
    09:14

  6. THE WHOLE WORLD KNOWS ABOUT THESE FOUR LEGAL CROOKS, LET US WAIT AND SEE HOW THEY PLAY THIS ONE. SOME NAMES WILL BE TAINTED FOR EVER. ZWD YOU ARE SIMPLY GREAT!

    Chambaila - April 30, 2012
    08:58

  7. Judge Nigel Mutunu, you deserve the ‘standing ovations’. What an inspiring man to the nation. Keep it up!

    Nkomesha - April 30, 2012
    07:12

  8. Let Sata pay for them if he wishes, what we want is to have the public funds back. No sacred cows!

    Solo - April 30, 2012
    07:05

  9. @ PASTOR NDOTI
    well coined,but it should be MX5 five(5) in michael shetani himeself

    GIBBON NIGGER CHEWE - April 30, 2012
    02:11

  10. I can Sense a u-turn, Ukwa will probably ‘find’ some money elsewhere and give Mmembe to pay off the loan as ordered by the court.

    There is no other way of silencing this mess now. DBZ have grown cold feet, no one within their ranks is willing to be the one to sign a letter to withdraw the case………..

    Koma N'zedi - April 29, 2012
    22:31

  11. Judicial independence shall not come. The catholic is known for political conspiraries. Its no wonder the apointments of key positions to the same cult!

    Mwanamwene - April 29, 2012
    20:43

  12. I didnt know we still have integrity within the Judiciary.

    This man is a rare gem.

    Lets support him.

    Thanks Mutinta. Can u go print guys?

    Nigel Mutuna be CHIEF JUSTICE - April 29, 2012
    17:37

  13. NIGEL MUTUNA FOR CHIEF JUSTICE

    This judge needs our protectio from the 4 Homosexuals.

    I m reliably informed very few Judges have stood up in support of this garante son of the soil.

    i join fellow country men in praising the real revolutionist of our time Nigel Mutuna.

    In a time when everyone at the Judiciary knows if u want to win a case take it to Judge so and so….i.e wood is known for his corruptiness among many.

    Now Mutuna has opened the door wide for all wise enough to see.

    Its just a matter of time, i only wonder were LAZ is on all these issues.

    Nigel Mutuna be CHIEF JUSTICE - April 29, 2012
    17:33

  14. If we Zambians were really patriotic, we should have found a lasting solution to these elites who are trying to rape our nation in broad daylight.

    Mubanga - April 29, 2012
    17:09

  15. Mutinta you are spot on again! What is happening in our country makes us citizens very sad always. We saw it coming. We knew where this whole thuggery was aimed at. These men you have mentioned above will stop at nothing but to see to it that they escape from punishment. The President has a skeleton in the wardrop as The Post had written in the past. So I dont see him having the guts to respect the rule of law when it concerns Mmembe who vigorously campaigned for him.

    I wonder if we shall watch this whole saga go on while we are in the terraces? Let us redeem our nation from the machinations of these minions who are just after fattening their own pockets as they drive around in hammers. God will one day hear our prayers! God gracious hear us!

    Mubanga - April 29, 2012
    17:03

  16. I read the other day AG attacking the Judges indirectly and directly, now i understand Y, the idea is to instil fear in our judges whilst quietly pushing for withdrawal of the 14 billion case. God, I blame this on our school system Ziale included

    bullshit - April 29, 2012
    16:25

  17. Welcome to barotseland Mutuna.

    Diramba - April 29, 2012
    15:52

  18. HOW DARE MEMBE WRITES BAD THINGS ABOUT OUR JUDGES BECOZ THE HOMO THIEVES IN COMBINATION UKWA SATA WANTED TO STEAL MONEY FROM THE ZAMBIAN PIPO.THANK YOU JUDGES FOR STANDING FOR THE POOR ZAMBIAN ON THIS CASE.ZAMBIAWATCHDOG WELL DONE ,WE ARE REQUESTING THAT YOU START PRINTING HARD COPIES SO THAT HOMO MEMBE CAN PUT TO HIS RIGHTFUL POSTION WHOM DOES HE THINK HE IS.BUSY CALLING HIS FRIENDS AS CORRUPT WELL HIS IS THE MOST CORRUPT CHAP EVER TO EXIST IN ZAMBIA.THAT IS WHY HE IS JEROUS OF HH THE MAN WILL ONE DAY BURST WITH HATE.WE WILL NOT ALLOW YOU MAFIA NCHITO AND CLAN TO STEAL FROM US.

    zero in - April 29, 2012
    15:13

  19. M’membe and Mutembo, watch out, you downfall is nearing the end. If you thought that you can gain the world and lose your soul you are foolish indeed, wisdom is better than K14 billion you pocketed from DBZ. Pay back the money you criminals.

    Jombo - April 29, 2012
    15:04

  20. In a jar – all crooks- M’membe, Mwenye, Mutembo, Malila and their Satanic, pagan leader Sata, financed by sharks Vs. People of Zambia. Judgement delivered by Brave son of Zambia Honorable Judge Mutuna.

    inajar - April 29, 2012
    13:58

  21. Fellow country men, Judge Mutuna is real nationalist and would have done the same regardless of political connection to anyone owing us money. These are the hallmarks of a fair and impartial judge who delivers judgement regardless of his personal gains or safety or even tribe (a hot issue right now!). Well done judge, Im a proud Zambian and also a proud bemba!

    Jack Bauer - April 29, 2012
    13:17

  22. Judge Mutuna has freed Zambia from a Mafia clique. His place in history is assured.

    By The Way - April 29, 2012
    13:07

  23. Dear Judge Nigel Mutuna, I want to categorically thank you for being faithful to yourself, your profession, and your country. The gallancy you have demonstrated will be written in the unwashable sands of time. Please, strenghten your security system around your family because the enemies of peace, judical autonomy, and our country may want to kill you for exposing their criminal activities! Thank you judge for your professionalism beyong duty!

    Mibenge - April 29, 2012
    12:09

  24. MEMBE IN SUPPORTING PF U HAD ALREADY CULCULATED THIS AS THOUGH YOU ARE GOD .PAY BACK YOU THIEVES NO ONE FORCED YOU TO BORROW.HH YOU DID WELL TO QUET THE PF COZ U WOULD HAVE BEEN A ESCAPE GOAT FOR THESE ENERMIES OF THE CITIZENS THERE DAYS NUMBERED WHEN THE REAL SON OF THE SOIL HH COMES TO RULE ZAMBIAN WILL WIPE FOR HAVE WASTED THESE IN PUTING SATA AND CLUE.SO MALILA AND MWENYA DONT THINK ZAMBIA IS YOUR CREATION PAY ATTENTION DAYS OF RECONING IS COMING ZAMBIA FORWARD HH THE REAL SON OF ZAMBIA NOT THE LIABILITE IN STATE HOUSE.

    zero in - April 29, 2012
    11:49

  25. Zambian Watchdog, this is a very good article. I am kindly asking you that it stays on until Monday morning so that alot of people especially those who depend on GRZ office internet can read it as well. Well done ZWD!

    Muzumba - April 29, 2012
    11:39

  26. Watchdog why cant you open a print media and Mutinta as Editor.

    Mwape D - April 29, 2012
    10:48

  27. What is happening in zambia. Can someone please tell me right and straight. Who is governing the country and what is Sata doing about these cohorts Membe, Nchitos, Mwenye,Malilas and others.
    Where are the civil societies and the oppositions.Is the country at crossroad and waiting for international intervention for something that can be solved in-house?
    Prisons are also for the poor and vulnerable and the elite go scort free. One day the same poor will raise and set the country alight. You dont take people’s silence for a ride.

    Mwape D - April 29, 2012
    10:46

  28. JUDGE NIGEL MUTUNA FOR CHIEF JUSTICE! You truly are the only person who fearlessly had our backs in this whole fiasco. We worry for your future in the judiciary though and personal safety. However it is the price that seperates true heroes from vuvuzelas. this was the reason they feared the case to be heard by you, darkness always shuns the light. You may not be perfect but this one case and what it has the potential of doing for our nation, is a huge contribution to our democracy – You have made the largest contribution to freeing us from a tandem of gangsters who have held the nation in a headlock for more than a decade. You are a hero

    TRUTH - April 29, 2012
    10:45

  29. Mmembe is a thief. He is no different and uses the same modus operandi as those thieves in town who pick pocket and then loudly call the next guy a thief to confuse and direct ‘mob justice’ on someone else! The real thief if all goes well, quickly gets away or is even rewarded for exposing the ‘thief’ who at this point is beaten to an inch of his life and too weak to protest convincingly. the guy has no conscious and feels that people are a just a means to an end and he can prey on their collective weaknesses and lack of judgement to get away with things or punish his imagined enemies. Society is there to be controlled by him directly or indirectly, their money is his money, because he secretly hates people in general. He is even using his allies Mutembo, Mwenye, Malila etc. They are none the wiser because he has one emotion that works for him that is absent from them because they had better upbringings, this is ANGER. He is driven by it and is also extremely CORRUPT. He is a real pig.

    Nigel Mutuna no matter what happens will go down in history as exposing the real thief AND CORRUPTION. In an almost accidental way he has woken the nation up and made us see clearly how we have been immersed in a bwinjimfumu manufactered national stupor, by a homosexual gangster and mercenary. Homo has succeeded in maligning and exagerrating the ills of others to cover up his kleptocracy, hiding behind his brain numbing, self righteous, sanctimonious, accusatory editorials. He hoodwinked even the easily manipulated donor community into assuming that his was a noble cause to champion his corruption crusade and back his annointed stooges. It has sadly been laid bare, all he was doing was a grand scheme to consolidate his ego driven power quest and hide his theft of public resources and criminally backed rise to ‘stardom’. I hate you homo for what you have done to the mindset and circumstance of this promising star nation. As for his ‘choir members’ (woods, mutembo, malila, mwenye etc) you just need deliverance, you are a shame to your professions.

    TRUTH - April 29, 2012
    10:32

  30. We keep asking, where is LAZ to give guidance. Can the President take a stand on the DBZ loan. If MCS to then let the Zambian people take on M’membe and his friends. This will include Sata and his GRZ. We can’t have the rule of the jungle in this time and era. Even if it’s supporting each other you can do it a better way. It is a fact that all people go to the toilet but we hide behind the walls to help ourselves; we don’t do it in the public like these guys are trying to do. Surely even a street mad man knows this!
    Mr President act or we can’t if the saliva in the mouth of the Cobra has dreied out with time. You actually looked much stronger this time after visiting Uncle Bob. So protect us from these wild dogs you have let loose on the Zambian people. This M’membe will be followed even in his grave. The best way out and only way is to pay back!

    Tisa - April 29, 2012
    10:23

  31. THOSE FAGGOTS IN BWINJINFUMU THINKS THEY WILL GO TO HELL AND BUILD MANSIONS ,NO NOT EVEN THE DEVIL WILL ALLOW U TO GO WITH STOLEN MONEY THIER,JUST PAY BACK TO DBZ,AM SURE SATAN WILL FORGIVE U

    MWANGALA - April 29, 2012
    09:53

  32. Judge Mutuna has become our hero, by a stroke of his pen.
    Who says there are no role models to follow?

    hero - April 29, 2012
    09:26

  33. Ala bwa fya…it is a sad day for Zed to see blantant use of political power to benefit a few pipo.Judge Mutuna must be supported.It is particularly disappointing that LAZ is not saying anything even when the senior lawyers are busy assaulting the judges.LAZ must be reformed as well as it has been severely compromised becoz of seeking political power.Most lawyers are dented with corruption and lack of accountability,they misuse clients money and get away with it coz LAZ is scared to discipline them and it can only assumed that everyone in the Exec may not have a clean record.God pls help us.

    Mutale - April 29, 2012
    09:18

  34. @ Given Mutinta:

    Faggot M’membe and his lover Mutembo Nchito’s day is coming. Noises from the business owners about a loss of customers are growing by the day – logically meaning people have less money in their pockets.

    Yup the guy is a jerk – M’membe that is. Here he is accusing RB of stealing US$ 1 million from the Mpundu Trust – when it was actually a loan from Access Bank (a private organisation) which he had every intention of paying back yet him and his lover are borrowing money from a public bank and are trying to get out of paying it back using state legal institutions…

    On the basis of this, there is no doubt who is corrupt or indeed who is a THIEF!

    Crazyboy - April 29, 2012
    08:37

  35. Nchito,membe and the team think are more human than others. How can loan from public funds be written off like that? we advise them to appeal to the higher court if not satisfied. This the best option for them.

    njonjonjo - April 29, 2012
    08:25

  36. Hands up to judge Mutuna, u will remain a hero in the history of the zambian judiciary whether killed,die a natural death or retired in national interest as an excuse gvt might giv. So far u r the only judge the public is looking to now becoz u ve proven to the world that no one is above the law. Thumbs up to u once more my brother

    lunga wa mwaza - April 29, 2012
    08:23

  37. Very good analysis and whistle blowing Mr. Mutinta. UKWA is the most unfortunate thing that ever happened to Zambia. We are in trouble and we shall retreat into serious poverty and lowlessness. Just look at the rantings of his nephew Miles. Its a shame indeed.

    Mimi - April 29, 2012
    08:10

  38. Lawyers are known of being objective. But they are quiet over this issue.

    Are they intimidated by the elite too? They are an elite profession and such nonses needs to be dealt with squarely and bravely.

    Let LAZ guide us!

    Njonjolinjo - April 29, 2012
    07:56

  39. Mwenye, Malila,M’membe,Nchito, can only be classified as hypocrites, they preach what they don’t practice.Corrupt? Too much!

    yoboy - April 29, 2012
    07:55

  40. They will be the first criminal refugees immediately these Pathetic Fools are out of power

    Sway - April 29, 2012
    07:54

  41. This is anarchy at its worst.

    Judges being bitten by carders.

    I saw a Professor’s house destroyed by carders on news last night.

    HH if he was not strong he would have been bitten by carders too.

    We need leadership before this thuggery will filter down to all insitutions of governance.

    DIASPORA - April 29, 2012
    07:51

  42. Mmembe’s intergrity is now questionable! If it was the otherway round he was going to pulverise the DBZ defaulter like nobody’s business ngeyali daily dosage in his Editorial tho I detaste the way ZWD compile their blogs i.e letting insults be published I commend them for bringing news stinking to GRZ. Post is for sure compromised coz of try to extricate them selves from the debt issue. Twalamisulila fye ba Post just pay up nkongole M PF supporter but Mmembe, Nchito broz teifi Shaa!

    ziman - April 29, 2012
    07:07

  43. They ganged up in making everyone in MMD who opposed them was declared a thief , out of petty jealous when FTJ could not give him a job and further grounded aero zambia they used the post and made him a permanent enermy, when RB and Dora refused their quest to have this DBZ loan written off they made them permanent enermies and have made the zambian pipo believe that MMD is corrupt as if not enough they want the party finished so that they remain lose. Under the umbrella of fighting corruption pf councillors and cadres are now collecting revenue in all markets Masebo is busy demarcating pipos land in silverrest – we will bounce back come 2016

  44. Pipo ddnt knw dat PF ws beta dan MMD bt 2 us wo knew de PF wel we were evn sayng dat ‘kapoli ni kapoli nangu umusambe shani,ala bwekela ku matipa’.Us pipo wo r seeing wat is hpng,we r urging u pipo wit legal minds 2 help us prevent de assault on de judiciary.We sha b glad 2 hear dat u hv taken up dis challenge.Pliz twafweni pantu teti bambi r being prosecutd ova K2bn while K14bn yena ati date cancellation.

    mucenche ichoni - April 29, 2012
    06:36

  45. What is happening to the judiciary is simply unacceptable. Never in the history of this country have we sunk so low in compromising the judical independence. It is a serious cause for a worry to all those who love this country!

    Mung’omba - April 29, 2012
    06:22

  46. Your exellency MCS use your wisdom on this issue.Your predecessors FTJ And RB did wrongs without realizing.Law can never be twisted.I have a lot of respect for Judge Mutuna for this judgement under the circumstances.We all know these guys supported you during campaigns but please don’t make a mistake of doing wrong at there expense.Fikamiletelela Fikabwalala ifi lwenu.

    Democracy - April 29, 2012
    06:08

  47. The attacks on the judiciary are certainly alarming. I have never seen any thing like this in all my 30 years of legal practice. The independence of the judiciary is truly being eroded with the connivance of the government. We need change of government.

    Munyinza - April 29, 2012
    05:47

  48. Judiciary,how fallen!settling in allowance comes after two years. The only govt dept without salary advance scheme,lowest paying. Shame! Crying 4 autonomy to exploit workers without govt voice. Is that the autonomy u want? To hellllllll!

    Mongai - April 29, 2012
    05:31

  49. God bless brave men like you Given Badala ba Mutinta .we need to expose these wicked men.Nowhere in the world are loans treated like that.nchito and M’membe are rich men able to pay back that loan easily.If that loan is for some reason is written off by DBZ due to some devilish hand in the matter ,this will be the acute political turning point for Zambia.Poor marketeers pay off their miserable ,poverty stricken loans to NGOs whats wrong with M’membe and Nchito in doing the same.
    Sata and your government be careful with the way you treat this matter.
    ZWD can you please circulate this article to the youths of Zambia including students at UNZA,CBU,Mulungushi university etc.Let the youth of country get to know whats happening to tax payers money.Brilliant article Given well done!
    DBZ stick to your guns do not withdraw the case,you will for life be haunted.

    London Station Namazayi - April 29, 2012
    04:10

  50. Well said. M’membe, Mwenye, Mutembo, and Malila = M x 4. Four (4) always has reference to all that is created. It is emphatically the number of creation; of people in their relation to the world as created; 4 represents creation in opposition to and independence of God and wish of the people (Zambian people). It is the number of things that have a beginning, of things that are made, of material things, and matter itself that is perishable. Hence, it is the world number, where evil or the devil reigns due to people’s selfishness or appetites for material wealth (money) and power. They are the 4 legal beasts of our time in Zambia self-obsorbed with material things at the expense of Zambians!

    Pastor Ndoti - Kitwe, Calvary Ministries - April 29, 2012
    01:51