Court Sends Former Zambian VP to Jail
Zambian politician Nevers Mumba has been sentenced to three months imprisonment for "giving false information to a public officer" after he stormed Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation newsroom in protest at the coverage of the 2016 general elections. Mumba, a former vice president who served under the late former president Levy Mwanawasa, leads the Movement for Multiparty Democracy, which has been in opposition since its defeat in the 2011 presidential election.
Former Vice-President Nevers Mumba (file photo).
Zambia Reports, 16 February 2018
Nevers Mumba's illegal trespass case was back in court with Magistrate Betty Malupenga adjourning the case again. Read more »
Zambia Reports, 20 October 2016
Nevers Mumba was in court this morning to face up his accusers with a litany of ZNBC staff testifying against him. Read more »
Zambia Reports, 5 October 2016
The case in which one of former MMD president Nevers Mumba is charged with trespassing failed to take off yesterday after the prosecution team delayed in mobilizing witnesses. Read more »
Zambia Reports, 19 December 2016
UPND sympathiser Nevers Mumba will wait until January 4, 2017 to know whether he has a case to answer in a matter he is charged with giving false information to a public officer. Read more »