April 2014

Court Watch 7-2014


[28th April 2014]

Election Petitions Challenging 2013 Election Results in the Electoral Court

Part II: Petitions Dismissed by Electoral Court

Court Watch 6-2014


[24th April 2014]

Election Petitions Challenging 2013 Election Results in the Electoral Court

Part I – Withdrawal of Most Cases


Chebundo Election Petition - Judgment of 24 April 2014 - Petition dismissed

The applicant herein (Matambanadzo), standing on a ZANU-PF ticket in the harmonised elections held on 31 July, 2013 for the Kwekwe Central Constituency, beat the respondent herein (Chebundo} who was standing on an MDC-T ticket.

Aggrieved by the electoral outcome, Chebundo filed an electoral petition under cover of case number E. C 34/13 seeking the following relief:

"1. lt is declared that Respondent was not duly elected as a member of the House of

Export Processing Zones Act


This Act is no longer in force.  It was repealed with effect from 1st January 2007 by the Zimbabwe Investment Authority Act [Chapter 14:30] (No. 4 of 2006]

It is included on our website for REFERRAL purposes


Bill Watch 17-2014

BILL WATCH 17/2014

[13th April 2014]

Public Meetings for Input on the State of the Information & Media Industry in Zimbabwe

Veritas is sending out this notice as it is important for all media stakeholders – which includes all members of the public as media readers, listeners and viewers – to attend the meetings listed below and offer their views.

Bill Watch 16-2014

BILL WATCH 16/2014

[31st March 2014]

Both Houses Will Sit This Week, Starting Tuesday 1st April

Bills Awaiting Parliamentary Legal Committee [PLC] Reports

There are two Bills awaiting PLC reports: 

National Prosecuting Authority Bill  [referred to the PLC after its First Reading in the National Assembly on 26th February]

JSC Nomination Form

In an announcement posted on its website and published in newspaper advertisements the Judicial Service Commission [JSC] has invited members of the public to nominate suitably qualified persons to fill:

- 3 vacancies on the Supreme Court bench

- 3 vacancies on the High Court bench.