9.5 C
Alba Iulia
Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Sean Tembo warns Dora Siliya to testify in the Eswatini case

Headlines Sean Tembo warns Dora Siliya to testify in the Eswatini case

Dora Siliya
Dora Siliya

Patriots for Economic Progress Party Leader Sean Tembo has requested the Minister of Information and Broadcasting Dora Siliya to attend trial and testify before the full bench of the Constitutional Court on November 13 November or she will be compelled to testify through a subpoena.

This in the case in which Mr Tembo sued the Attorney General Likando Kalaluka seeking for a declaration that President Edgar Lungu violated the constitution when he allegedly accepted a gift of land from King Mswati of Eswatini formerly Swaziland in his official capacity as a Republican President.

According to a letter addressed to the Chief Government Spokesperson Ms Siliya, Mr Tembo has warned the Minister to attend trial or he will issue a subpoena to compel her to testify accordingly.

Mr Tembo indicated that he relies on Ms Siliya’s testimony to support his case.

In his petition Mr.Tembo further wants a declaration that the President is a public officer and that all public officers in their official capacity were prescribed by law to obtain gifts other than casual gifts from people.

But in response the defendant Attorney General Likando Kalaluka asked the Court to dismiss Mr Tembo’s petition because the petitioner is not entitled to the claims he seeks against the head of state adding that the all the claims in the petition are misconceived and lack merit.

Mr Kalaluka argued that a person holding the office of President was not a public officer as the constitution which is the supreme law of the land excludes a person holding such office from being a public officer.

Mr Kalaluka further challenged Mr Tembo to prove Mr Lungu did receive a gift a gift from King Mswati and that the gift so received by Mr Lungu was received using his position as republican President, office, authority or any information in his possession as President.

[Read 448 times, 1 reads today]

18 COMMENTS

  1. Kalaluka must be living on paracetamol. These are unnecessary headaches that his clients are causing him. He should organize a workshop for them and sensitize them.

  2. She wont turn up and there is nothing those Judges most of whom are Lazy Lungu’s handpicked former classmates will do about it ….they will simply drag this case. Only a different govt can look into this case.

    • Lazy bum illiterate tribal online chair of Mapatizya Formula of the tribal grouping son of a polygamist father who never taught him toilet training needing my attention to do a diaper change HAGAIN. Beautifully, it is UNELECTABLE and UNADMIRABLE and CHILDISH. Still an Under FIVE.

  3. King Mswati is answerable to no one. He wasn’t elected but born into the monarchy. All land belongs to the king in eSwatini and he gives it to whosoever he wills. Who is Kalaluka to challenge Mswati? Who is supposed to be sued: the donor or the recipient?

  4. Sean Tembo’s cause is a righteous one that should be supported by all right thinking Zambians although it seems futile. This is through no fault of Sean but because our judiciary is compromised.

    It is because we let cases such as this one involving the Swazi land slip that we embolden our leaders to be even more corrupt. Public outcry and mass action should have been one of the many ways used to get ECL to come clean on this issue. Yet again we let him get away with it and make him and his cronies think they are untouchable. No one they keep auctioning strategic public institutions for personal gain!

  5. Sharon get a life. This is Sean Tembo’s case why do you always dream of HH? Jealous of his riches is what makes you hallucinate any time you open that your mouth.

    • @ Ideal, I want to believe Sharon and Tayali are one and the same person. Next you will hear Sharon saying it is HH behind the leakages in the xams!!!!!!

  6. ON SUCH IS WHERE YOU CAN FIND SHARON.BUSY WRITTING TRIBAL SPEECH AND SENSELESS. PLEASE SHARON WE NEED TO FIND U ALANGINZI

Comments are closed.

- Advertisement -
Loading...

Latest News

Kariba Hydro Plant Resumes full capacity after drought

The Kariba Dam, the main hydropower plant for Zambia and Zimbabwe is operating at near-full capacity for the first...

The Agriculture Sector Needs to be Revolutionalised-Margaret Mwanakatwe

Lusaka Central Member of Parliament Margaret Mwanakatwe says the agriculture sector needs to be revolutionalised in a bid to cushion hunger in the amidst...

Youths conducting illegal Mining in Luanshya demand to be addressed by their MP

Roan Member of parliament Honourable Joseph Chishala yesterday afternoon was ambushed by Youths in his constituency doing some illegal mining at CNMC Luanshya Copper...

Monze Engineered UPND Anarchy Calculated to Incite Ethnic Chaos by Provoking Presidential Convoy

By Bizwell Mutale The reckless talk and provocative behaviour by Hon Jack Mwiimbu resulting in UPND cadres attempting to stone and embarrass the Head of...

Garry Nkombo warns Foreign Affairs Minister and Lusaka Province Minister, Stop destabilizing UPND

United Party for National Development (UPND) Elections Chairperson, Garry Nkombo, has warned Foreign Affairs Minister, Joseph Malanji and Lusaka Province Minister, Bowman Lusambo to...

More Articles In This Category

- Advertisement -
[Read 25 times, 1 reads today]