Category: Legal and Parliamentary Affiars

(L to R) Chief Siansali; Nyaradzai Gumbonzvanda AU Goodwill Ambassador on Ending Child Marriage; Chief Chikwizo.

Zimbabwe: UN Women, Chiefs’ Council join hands to end child marriages

UN Women in Zimbabwe and the Chiefs Council of Zimbabwe have formed a partnership to accelerate the end of child marriage in the country. The partnership, agreed to in...

Tendai Biti (R) convicted for violating Electoral Act

Tendai Biti convicted, fined for contravening Electoral Act

By Kumbirai Mafunda Harare Magistrate Gloria Takundwa on Monday 18 February 2019 sentenced human rights lawyer and MDC-Alliance Vice-Chairperson Hon. Tendai Biti to pay...

Many have been arrested for criminal nuisance

Criminal nuisance and the right to protest

By Veritas Introduction Many people arrested in connection with last month’s disturbances have been charged with criminal nuisance;  many have signed...

Mfundo Mlilo, pro-democracy campaigner

Mfundo Mlilo challenges punitive tax

The Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) has reported that High Court Judge Justice Happias will today, Tuesday 12 February 2019, preside over the hearing and...

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Gemalto Automated Biometric Identification System, LiveScan technology enhances crime fight: Ugandan police

These biometric solutions enable the police force to better solve crimes through the electronic collection, storage and processing of fingerprints, palm prints and...

ZESN urges establishment of an inter-ministerial taskforce to address recommendations and issues raised by the various election observer missions and the Motlanthe Commission on the 1 August 2018 shootings.

Taskforce will spearhead implementation of electoral and political reforms: ZESN

The Zimbabwe Election Support Network (ZESN) has said the establishment of an inter-ministerial taskforce will address recommendations and issues raised by the various...

Coezett Chirinda, JWZ Director (L) and Karen Mukwasi , JWZ Board member (R)

State atrocities during shutdown: Women demand justice

By Tendai Guvamombe Justice for Women Zimbabwe (JWZ), Female Prisoners Support Trust and Women’s Academy for Leadership and Political Excellence has expressed concern...

Nelson Chamisa led MDC says Zimbabwe has no rule of law

Zimbabwe has no rule of law: MDC

The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) led by Nelson Chamisa has said it is is deeply alarmed and perturbed by the level to which the Rule of Law has been trampled...

Harare Magistrates' Court

Residents convicted over shutdown protests

The Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) reported yesterday that nine people were convicted for committing public violence after they allegedly participated in...

Internet shutdown in Zimbabwe drew widespread condemnation

A legal analysis of Internet shutdown in Zimbabwe

By Veritas In this bulletin we shall examine the legality of the Internet shut-downs against the background of the Constitution, international law and the Interception...