The decision in Eva Chiboni has been seen by some as a victory for vulnerable groups of people in Zambia, compared to bigger entities that do at time take advantage of parties with less bargaining powers. However, as this article has demonstrated, it reached an outcome not supported by principles of law, particularly those relating to the need to provide lucid and clear evidence of a vitiating factor or illegality to declare a contract null and void.
"Eva Chiboni v. New Future Finance Company Limited 2020/HPC/0776,"
SAIPAR Case Review: Vol. 5:
3, Article 11.
Available at: https://scholarship.law.cornell.edu/scr/vol5/iss3/11