Category: Legal and Parliamentary Affiars

Chiefs are the custodians of traditional courts

Justice in traditional courts put on hold

By Habakkuk Trust The Covid-19 pandemic has placed the justice system in limbo as traditional courts remain closed in response to the global pandemic. Traditional...

Members of the Pan African Parliament

PAP to commemorate Africa Day with Civil Society and Diaspora

The Pan-African Parliament (PAP) will commemorate Africa Day on Monday, 25 May by hosting virtual engagements with Civil Society Organizations and Africans in...

Jedidiah Trust introductory meeting with ZPCS, Senators and Councillors at Norton Town Council

Jedidiah Trust seeks to grow from the grassroots

In pursuit of seeking sustainable partnerships with stakeholders in its quest to have a national presence, Jedidiah Trsust has approached Norton Town Council and the...

Court victory for Chinhoyi vendors

By Kumbirai Mafunda High Court Judge Justice Jacob Manzunzu on Monday 11 May 2020 orderedChinhoyi Municipality to stop demolishing vending stalls and repair a shade that...

Government, ZBC ordered to cater more extensively for the information needs of people with disabilities

COVID-19: High Court Orders Improvement In Dissemination of Information to the Deaf and the Blind

By Veritas Provisional Order Against Ministers About to become Permanent? The last day for filing the response from the Ministers responsible for Information, Health,...

President Mnangagwa promulgated Presidential Powers (Temporary Measures) (Deferral of Rent and Mortgage Payments During National Lockdown) Regulations Statutory Instrument 96 of 2020

Law Society, Veritas comment on Deferment of Rents and Mortgage Payments (SI 96 of 2020)

By Veritas On the 3rd of May 2020, the Law Society of Zimbabwe published a critique on the impact and legitimacy of SI 96 of 2020.  The Law Society’s...

Mnangagwa bond note video clip lands duo in court

By Kumbirai Mafunda Zimbabwean authorities on Sunday 3 May 2020 arrested two men in Rushinga in Mashonaland Central province and charged them with undermining the...

PWDs are suing the government, ZBC

PWDs sue government, ZBC over lack of accessible information on COVID-19

By Kumbirai Mafunda Three organisations representing people who are visually impaired and Deaf have sued the government and the state-run Zimbabwe Broadcasting...

COVID-19 and the law

COVID-19 and the Law: Part 1

By Veritas The COVID-19 pandemic has reached Zimbabwe with 23 reported cases to date, three of whom have tragically died.  After initial delays, the Government has...

Legality of the Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No.1) Act declared unconstitutional

Constitutional Court nullifies President’s executive powers on appointment of Judges

By Kumbirai Mafunda The Constitutional Court of Zimbabwe on Tuesday 31 March 2020 delivered a landmark ruling wherein it declared as unconstitutional the legality of the...