Trio Sue News Diggers And EIA

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President Edgar Lungu’s daughter Tasila, Justice minister Given Lubinda and Lands Minister Jean Kapata have sued News Diggers Media Limited, its news editor Mukosha Funga and US-based Environmental Investigation Agency in the Lusaka High Court, seeking damages for libel for linking them to the illegal sale of Mukula logs. Tasila, Kapata and Lubinda are also seeking an order of interim injunction restraining News Diggers and Environmental Investigation Agency from publishing similar libelous and malicious articles and opinions relating to them until determination of the case. The plaintiffs are also seeking punitive and exemplary damages from the defendants with interest.

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