Articles tagged 'constitutional court'

'Con-Court judicial process falls short' 29 August 2018 HARARE - Election Resource Centre (ERC) says the judicial process in the recent Constitutional Court hearing — which dismissed MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa's election petition, who was challenging the results of the 30 July presidential election — fell short of addressing th...
Nelson Chamisa mulls demos 26 August 2018 HARARE - Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa was yesterday weighing up all his options — including mounting demos — in the wake of Friday's decision by the Constitutional Court (Con-Court) to uphold President Emmerson Mnangagwa's hotly-disputed victory in last month's polls. [Adz] [GoogleAd]
Chamisa accepts Con-Court ruling 25 August 2018 HARARE - Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa yesterday accepted the outcome of the Constitutional Court's ruling in favour of President Emmerson Mnangagwa regarding last month's hotly-contested polls. On his part — and as he embarks on the arduous task of uniting and rebuilding Zimbabwe — Mnangag...
Mixed reactions to Con-Court ruling 25 August 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe's Constitutional Court (Con-Court) yesterday dismissed the petition filed by opposition MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa, challenging the results of the July 30 presidential election, thereby confirming Emmerson Mnangagwa as the winner of the poll. The Daily News caught up ...
Anxious Zim holds breath 24 August 2018 HARARE - Zimbabweans across the political divide are holding their breath as the Constitutional Court (Con-Court) prepares to deliver its eagerly-awaited ruling today on who — between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and opposition leader Nelson Chamisa — will govern the country following the hotly-d...
Con-Court ruling: Anxious Zim holds breath 24 August 2018 HARARE - Zimbabweans across the political divide are holding their breath as the Constitutional Court (Con-Court) prepares to deliver its eagerly-awaited ruling today on who - between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and opposition leader Nelson Chamisa — will govern the country following the hotly-d...
Con-Court ruling tomorrow 23 August 2018 HARARE - The Constitutional Court (Con-Court) will deliver its judgment tomorrow in an application in which MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa is challenging President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa's win in the July 30 elections. Chamisa filed a court application on August 10, claiming he won the e...
Early setback for Chamisa 23 August 2018 HARARE - In an early setback for opposition leader Nelson Chamisa, the Constitutional Court (Con-Court) yesterday completely removed submissions by losing presidential candidates in the July 30 elections who had filed papers in support of his claims that the vote was rigged by the Zimbabwe Electo...
Con-Court bench 23 August 2018 HARARE - Chief Justice Luke Malaba Luke Malaba was born in 1951. He received his law degree from the University of Warwick in 1974, and another law degree from the University of Zimbabwe in 1982. From 1981 to 1984, he served as a prosecutor in Bulawayo. He started his career as a magistrate...
The Con-Court on trial 23 August 2018 HARARE - As Zimbabwe awaits the Constitutional Court (Con-Court)’s verdict on MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa’s election petition challenging the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec)’ s declaration of Zanu PF leader  Emmerson Mnangagwa  as the winner of the July 30 Presidential  election, the c...
Poll ruling tomorrow 23 August 2018 HARARE - The Constitutional Court (Con-Court) will deliver its judgment tomorrow in an application in which MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa is challenging President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa's win in the July 30 elections. [Adz] [GoogleAd]
Chamisa vs ED: Con-Court battle explodes 23 August 2018 HARARE - The poll dispute between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Nelson Chamisa of the MDC Alliance is today entering a decisive phase whereby the Constitutional Court (Con-Court) will sit to hear both sides of the story before making its determination. In a deeply-polarised nation, the poll...
Opposition praying for unbiased Con-Court 23 August 2018 HARARE - Political analysts and opposition political parties are praying that the judiciary will today conduct itself in a manner that is going to leave the credibility of Zimbabwe's electoral and judiciary system permanently intact. Today sees the start of the hearing of MDC Alliance presiden...
Citizens must reclaim their space 23 August 2018 HARARE - The Constitutional Court (Con-Court) is sitting in Harare today to hear a petition filed by MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa, challenging the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec)'s declaration of President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa as the winner of the July 30 plebiscite. By Friday, Z...
Con-Court must rise above partisan politics 21 August 2018 HARARE - The Constitutional Court (Con-Court) will tomorrow hear for the first time in its five-year history a case involving a presidential election, in which the nine justices will weigh a decision by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) to declare Zanu PF presidential nominee Emmerson Mnang...
Nelson Chamisa anxious over Con-Court hearing 21 August 2018 HARARE - Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa yesterday warned that if he fails to win his case against President Emmerson Mnangagwa at the Constitutional Court (Con-Court) this week, he will turn to the people to defend “their vote”. [Adz]
All eyes on Con-Court 20 August 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe has entered another nail-biting week as it eagerly waits for the full bench of the Constitutional Court (Con-Court) to hear a petition filed by MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa, who is seeking to overturn President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa's win. On Wednesday, the court wil...
Zim enters crucial week 20 August 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe has entered another nail-biting week as it eagerly waits for the full bench of the Constitutional Court (Con-Court) to hear a petition filed by MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa, who is seeking to overturn President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa's win. [Adz]
Anxiety grips Zim ahead of presidential poll hearing 19 August 2018 HARARE - Anxiety has gripped Zimbabweans as they await the verdict of the Constitutional Court (Con-Court) in which MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa is challenging President Emmerson Mnangagwa's election victory. In determining the petition or application, the Con-Court may d...
Nelson Chamisa nails Zec 19 August 2018 HARARE - MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa has put the Zimbabwe ElectoralCommission (Zec) into a tight corner going into the Constitutional Court (Con-Court) hearing on Wednesday, saying its handling of the presidential ballot was fatally defective. [Adz]
Con-Court throws out 'late' submissions 17 August 2018 HARARE - Chief Justice Luke Malaba has declared that Build Zimbabwe Alliance leader Noah Manyika and Daniel Shumba of the United Democratic Alliance will not be allowed to make their presentations or submit their petitions. Malaba reportedly cited the expiration of the deadline during a Case M...
Nelson Chamisa submits more 'evidence' 15 August 2018 HARARE - MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa has furnished the Constitutional Court with more damning "evidence" of alleged electoral fraud by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec). [Adz]
Con-Court asked to rule on legitimacy of 'coup' 6 June 2018 HARARE - A civil society activist Bongani Nyathi has approached the Constitutional Court (Con-Court) challenging the army's intervention last November, which led to former president Robert Mugabe's resignation. The army led an exercise code-named Operation Restore Legacy that ousted 94-year-ol...
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 ...
'Russian' national faces re-trial 2 November 2017 HARARE - An alleged Russian national accused of using fake documents to apply for a Zimbabwean passport is facing re-trial after the Constitutional Court (Con-Court) yesterday struck off the roll his application in which he is challenging the re-opening of the State case. Steven Paul Sugden — ...