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Court name
Supreme Court of Zambia
Case number
Appeal 13 of 2015

Muvi TV Limited v Phiri & Another (Appeal 13 of 2015) [2018] ZMSC 1 (12 January 2018);

Law report citations
Media neutral citation
[2018] ZMSC 1
Case summary:

Civil procedure – Whether competent to raise issue of non disclosure of cause of action after pleadings already exchanged and both parties submitted to a trial
Civil procedure – Circumstances in which appellate court will reverse findings of fact
Tort – Defamation – Imputations that someone else said that a person is guilty of a crime or that there is a rumour that the said person is a criminal only to be justified by proof that person in question is a criminal rather than by proof that rumour exists or someone else said it

Mwanamwambwa, JS
Hamaundu, JS
Kabuka, JS