Prominent Zambian lawyer Elias Chipimo Junior will tomorrow Tuesday launch a political party.
Chipimo has comfirmed to the Watchdog in a phone interview that the party will be launched at Mulungushi International conference centre in Lusaka.
He could not immediately divulge the details but explained that a website containing the details of his party will be online anytime even today.
The party is called National Restoration Party (NAREP).
Chipimo, born in 1965 is managing Partner and Senior partner of Corpus Legal practitioners.
According to Chipimo’s public profile, his main area of work is corporate law, principally advisory work on mergers and acquisitions, privatisation and capital markets related work in Zambia as well as within the Southern African region.
It is stated that he has handled acquisitions of numerous companies and undertakings being sold as part of the Zambian government privatisation programme acting on behalf of large multinationals, many entering Zambia for the first time.
He has also acted on numerous acquisitions of mining assets which are responsible for the bulk of Zambia’s foreign exchange earnings.
Chipimo is a graduate of Oxford University.
Watch this space for more details on this.