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Vol 46 No 20

Published 7th October 2005


Zambia

A judge on his travels

Justice Peter Smith of the London High Court found himself unable to assemble the necessary witnesses for a civil action by the Zambian government, in which it is alleged that ex-President Frederick Chiluba stole £13.5 million (US$23.78 mn.) in state funds. Sportingly, the Judge offered to hear the case in Zambia itself. Chiluba's lawyers are putting up a spirited resistance.

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