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Gov’t ordered to produce decree for demolition of houses on Forest 28


THE Lusaka High Court has ordered government to avail to Court the copy of the Presidential Decree of Zambia’s third President Levy Patrick Mwanawasa on the Ng’ombe displaced residents of 2002 on Forest Reserve 28.

Judge Gaudentia Salasini said the availing of the said document to the 52 aggrieved residents and the Court is in the interest of justice.

The plaintiffs through their lawyers, TK Ndhlovu & Company have since written to the Office of the President, Secretary to the Cabinet demanding for the copy of the Presidential Decree.

In this matter, 52 Ng’ombe residents are demanding K92 million compensation for demolition of their structures on Forest Reserve 28 and repossession of the land in question.

 The residents sued a Tanzanian company, Super Star Forwarders Limited and its director, David Nkonde, Commissioner of Lands and the Attorney General.CLICK HERE TO READ MORE


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