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Obituary - Ms Irene Mambilima, Zambia’s first female Chief Justice


It is with deep regret that we learn of the death of Zambia’s first female Chief Justice, Ms Irene Mambilima, who passed away on 20 June 2021 during an official visit to Egypt.

The Supreme Court of Zambia is a member of the World Conference on Constitutional Justice (WCCJ) since 2013. At the 4th Congress of the World Conference in 2017 in Lithuania, Chief Justice Mambilima co-chaired the joint meeting of the Southern African Chief Justices Forum and Commonwealth Courts.

We express our sincere condolences to the family and colleagues of the late Ms Mambilima.
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