Zambia's President Edgar Lungu has announced the death of Chief Justice Irene Mambilima to the nation.
Justice Mambilima died on Sunday 20th June 2021 at around 17 hours at a private hospital in Cairo Egypt.
Government spokesperson told ZambianMusic.net that, Chief Justice had travelled to Cairo on 10th June, 2021, on official business and fell ill whilst on duty in Egypt.
Among other things, Irene Mambilima will be remembered as the first female Chief Justice and Chairperson of the Electoral Commission of Zambia who announced an opposition victory in the 2011 elections under intense political pressure.
Rest In Peace Irene Mambilima