PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema says the government has commenced a process to amend provisions relating to criminal Defamation of the President. In his address to the Second Session of the 13th National Assembly, Friday, President Hichilema said it was time to repeal and replace the penal code, chapter 87 of the laws of Zambia and the criminal procedure code, chapter 88 of the laws of Zambia. President HICHILEMA: “In the interim, the Ministry of Justice has since concluded the drafting of legislation to repeal the provisions relating to the imposition of the death penalty and the law relating to criminal defamation of the president. The said legislation is scheduled to be tabled before this House during the coming session, subject to…...

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