Calls for fresh judges on Constitutional and High Court benches

Calls for fresh judges on Constitutional and High Court benches

By Wellington Zimbowa IN its latest Court Watch Update, Veritas, a civic, parliamentary and legal information think-tank said incorporating legal officers outside the judiciary bench, onto the bench of Apex courts can foster the country’s legal systems, pointing to South Africa and the United Kingdom, as referral cases. The Judicial Services Commission (JSC) called for public nominations for five eligible individuals to fill the country’s Constitutional Court void, since the expiry of the 2013 pioneering bench, whose seven year term expired on 22nd May 2020, in line with Zimbabwe’s constitutional…

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Canada’s CA$1 million to assist 66.000 vulnerable people

Canada’s CA$1 million to assist 66.000 vulnerable people

By Edward Mukaro THE Canadian government has increased its support to Zimbabwe with CA$1 Million, which will be delivered via the United Nations World Food Programme’s (WFP) Lean Season Assistance (LSA) programme, which provides immediate access to food for vulnerable households and most affected by drought. This latest contribution towards the fight against hunger and a deepening economic uncertainty exarcabeted by the Covid-19 pandemic – in the southern African nation – will benefit approximately 66.000 people experiencing acute food insecurity. Canadian Ambassador to Zimbabwe H. E Canadian René Cremonese said…

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