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Professor Margaret Munalula Named new Constitutional Count Judge President

Subject to approval, Professor Margaret Munalula has been named the new Constitutional Count Judge President.

Professor Margaret Munalula has been named Judge President of the Constitutional Court by President Hakainde Hichilema.

Before being appointed, Professor Munalula served as the vice president of the Constitutional Court.

Arnold Shilimi has also been appointed by the President to serve as the Constitutional Court’s vice president.


As judges of the Constitutional Court, the Head of State has also appointed Mudford Mwandenga, Judge Maria Kawimbe, and Judge Kenneth Mulife.

Judge Yvonne Chembe, Judge Abha Patel, S.C., and Judge Mwiinde Siavwapa have all been appointed as judges of the Court of Appeal by President Hichilema.

Twelve judges for the High Court were also chosen by the head of state.

Additionally, Mr. Hichilema selected Anne Malata — Ononuju, director of the Zambia Institute of Advanced Legal Education, along with 11 other individuals, to the position of High Court Judge.


The other individuals who have been appointed are Greenwell Malumani, Laston Mwanabo, Mwaka Samundengu, Enias Chulu, Mbile Wina, Obister Musukwa, Geoffrey Mulenga, Malaro Nyirenda, and Mwaka Samundengu.


Mabolobolo Mwananjiti, Situmbeko Chocho, and Anne Malata—Ononuju make up the remaining group.


This information may be found in a statement made this evening by Clayson Hamasaka, Chief Communication Specialist for the State House.

According to Mr. Hamasaka, the National Assembly must ratify the appointments, which are made in accordance with Article 140(c), (d), and (e) of the Constitution.

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