JUDGEMENT in a matter where former Minister of Community Development and Social Services Emerine Kabanshi is facing charges of wilful failure to comply with the law relating to procurement, has failed to take off as Kabanshi was not before court yesterday due to an illness. Kabanshi is in this matter facing charges of willful failure to comply with the law and applicable procedure or guidelines relating to procurement involving the Social Cash Transfer program. When the matter came up for judgement before Lusaka Chief Resident Magistrate Lameck Mwale, Thursday morning, one of Kabanshi’s lawyers, Jonas Zimba told the court that he had received information that Kabanshi was unwell and had gone to the hospital. “Ordinarily we would have been ready…...

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