It is with deep regret and sorrow that His Excellency Dr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia announces to the nation the untimely passing of Hon. Mrs Justice Irene Chirwa Mambilima, Chief Justice of Zambia today 20th June, 2021, at approximately 17:00Hrs, in a private hospital in Cairo, Egypt.
The late Chief Justice had travelled to Cairo on 10th June, 2021, on official business and fell ill whilst on duty in that country.
Further details will be availed to the nation in due course.
Issued by Secretary to the Cabinet and Principal Private Secretary to the President Dr Simon Miti.