Articles tagged 'chief justice luke malaba'

Malaba to open 2019 legal year 11 January 2019 HARARE - Harare City Council (HCC) will be temporarily closing Samora Machel Avenue between Third and Fourth Street for the official opening of 2019 legal year. Chief Justice Luke Malaba will be officially opening the legal year for the second time today since his appointment to the esteemed o...
Zanu PF to finalise Chamisa's Con-Court bill 8 January 2019 HARARE - Zanu PF's legal team is yet to come up with the bill of costs in the presidential suit they won at the Constitutional Court in August last year against Movement for Democratic Change leader Nelson Chamisa. In an interview with the Daily News this week, team leader Canaan Dube of Dube,...
Judicial independence non-negotiable 17 December 2018 HARARE - Judicial independence, which is critical for the sustenance of democracy, is under assault if developments at the on-going trial of MDC national chairperson Tendai Biti are anything to go by. In our sister paper on Wednesday, an account was given of court proceedings in which Biti's l...
Major convictions needed to boost anti-corruption hopes' 17 November 2018 HARARE - The public is getting frustrated by the drive against corruption which has become more about creating media hype and less about nailing the suspects, Chief Justice Luke Malaba has said. Speaking at a Judicial Service Commission (JSC) workshop in the capital yesterday Malaba said cases...
SOUTHERN NEWS | Byo mayor unhappy with road closure 24 October 2018 BULAWAYO - Bulawayo mayor Solomon Mguni has raised concern over the way the law enforcers conducted themselves in closing a road in the CBD which was a perceived hub of illegal money changers, popularly known here as Osiphatheleni. The road was recently closed after Chief Justice (CJ) Luke M...
MDC legislators get stick for behaviour 13 September 2018 HARARE - Government has lashed out at the behaviour of MDC Alliance MPs after the legislators hackled Chief Justice Luke Malaba and Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) chairperson Priscilla Chigumba in Parliament on Tuesday. Justice minister Ziyambi Ziyambi who is leader of government business...
Malaba humiliated in Parliament 12 September 2018 HARARE - Chief Justice Luke Malaba had a torrid time in Parliament yesterday after the opposition legislators tried to stop him from swearing-in speaker of the National Assembly Jacob Mudenda and his deputy Tsitsi Gezi. Malaba was embarrassed when he entered the National Assembly chambers as t...
The day Con-Court delivered judgment 26 August 2018 HARARE - Suspense enveloped Zimbabwe on Friday so thick that it could be cut with a knife as the nation collectively held its breath in anticipation of the Constitutional Court (Con-Court) judgment that declared Emmerson Mnangagwa the president and threw supporters of his challenger Nelson Chamis...
'Refrain from corruption' 11 July 2018 HARARE - The chairperson of the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) Justice Luke Malaba has warned newly-appointed magistrates to refrain from corrupt activities. Sixty magistrates were recruited by the JSC recently to plug serious staff shortages that had hit the commission after government had...
JSC appoints 18 magistrates for special courts 8 July 2018 HARARE - The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has designated 18 magistrates to preside over special courts that will administer justice in cases involving politically-motivated violence and intimidation. JSC, Chief Justice Luke Malaba, on Friday gazetted the names of the magistrates through G...
'Russian' national to be re-tried 22 March 2018 HARARE - A "Russian" national accused of using fake documents to apply for a Zimbabwean passport is to be re-tried before the Harare Magistrates Court after the Constitutional Court (Con-Court) yesterday dismissed his application challenging the re-opening of the case. Steven Paul Sugden had a...
Con-Court reserves ruling in Political Parties Finance Act challenge 21 March 2018 HARARE - The Constitutional Court (Con-Court) yesterday reserved ruling in a legal challenge to the Political Parties Finance Act lodged by small political parties, Zimbabwe Development Party and Voice of the People Party. Leading the full Con-Court bench of nine judges, Chief Justice Luke Mal...
Con-Court reserves ruling in Diaspora vote ban challenge 15 March 2018 HARARE - The Constitutional Court (Con-Court) yesterday reserved ruling in a legal challenge to government's decision to bar expatriate Zimbabweans from voting from their foreign bases in the forthcoming key 2018 vote. Leading the full Con-Court bench of nine judges, Justice Elizabeth Gwaunza ...
Diaspora vote ban challenge hearing set 14 March 2018 HARARE - The Constitutional Court is today expected to hear the legal challenge to government's decision to bar expatriate Zimbabweans from voting from their foreign bases in the forthcoming key 2018 vote. The matter has been postponed twice before on January 18 and February 14, as the judges ...
Diaspora vote ban challenge deferred 15 February 2018 HARARE - The Constitutional Court (Con-Court) yesterday deferred again to March 14 the hearing of the legal challenge to government's decision to bar expatriate Zimbabweans from voting from their foreign bases in the forthcoming key 2018 vote. Chief Justice Luke Malaba on January 18 gave the g...
Diaspora vote ban hearing on Feb 7 20 January 2018 HARARE - The Constitutional Court (Con-Court) has agreed to hear, on an urgent basis, a legal challenge to government's decision to bar expatriate Zimbabweans from voting from their foreign bases in the forthcoming key 2018 vote. Chief Justice Luke Malaba ruled that a judicial review applicati...
Chief Justice condemns civil court premises 17 January 2018 HARARE - Chief Justice Luke Malaba has condemned the derelict Harare Civil Court premises saying they are not fit for purpose. Malaba said this in his address during the official opening of the 2018 legal year in Harare on Monday. [GoogleAd] The courtyard is composed mainly of prefabrica...
Exclusive courts to try graft cases 16 January 2018 HARARE - The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) is establishing specialised anti-corruption courts throughout the country so that justice is expeditiously served on perpetrators of graft. The first two such courts are expected to be established in Harare and Bulawayo by the end of March. [Go...
Judges clamour for better perks 16 January 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe's senior judicial officers, including judges, magistrates and prosecutors, are clamouring for higher salaries and benefits. The call for better salaries was made by Chief Justice Luke Malaba — who is the head of the judicial system — as he opened the 2018 legal year in Harare...
Con-Court to hear legal challenge to Diaspora vote ban 22 December 2017 HARARE - The Constitutional Court will on January 18 hear details of the legal challenge to government's decision to bar expatriate Zimbabweans from voting from their foreign bases in the forthcoming key 2018 vote. [GoogleAd] Chief Justice Luke Malaba will hear that a judicial review applic...