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So far, signs not pointing to investor interest in Zimbabwe

So far, signs not pointing to investor interest in Zimbabwe

A quick search done on Zimbabwe on the Google search engine yesterday in the morning under the news section, before scrolling down the page, gave eight stories on the country, with five being negative. Therefore, if a foreign investor did a simple web search of the country today, the news they would be met with, […]

Divisions rock President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa’s legal team

Divisions rock President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa’s legal team

DIVISIONS have reportedly rocked President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa’s legal team after it emerged that some of his lead lawyers gave him a wrong interpretation of the operations of the law regarding MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa’s Constitutional Court (ConCourt) presidential election challenge. Highly-placed sources in the legal fraternity told NewsDay yesterday that Mnangagwa had pencilled his […]

Which Way Now for Zimbabwe as Constitutional Court Receives Petition Against Election Results?

Which Way Now for Zimbabwe as Constitutional Court Receives Petition Against Election Results?

Many in Zimbabwe are questioning whether the country can break with its horrid past or embrace a new future after a watershed election that saw Emmerson Mnangagwa win the presidential race by a narrow margin and the opposition lodge a formal petition challenging the results in the Constitutional Court. Mnangagwa–a trusted and past enforcer of […]

Mnangagwa’s lawyers try to prejudice Court in Chamisa case

Mnangagwa’s lawyers try to prejudice Court in Chamisa case

President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa (ED)’s lawyers have engulfed themselves in matters that could be prejudicial to the Constitutional Court, by discussing and commenting on matters that have been put before the honourable court. These learned lawyers seem to have thrown ethics through the window, and are busy making statements that could be seen as attempts to […]

Zimbabwe judiciary put to sternest test ever…Decision is final

Zimbabwe judiciary put to sternest test ever…Decision is final

The ball in now in the Constitutional Court (CC)’s court, after MDC-Alliance has successfully filed its petition, challenging President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa (ED)’s victory, this has put the country’s judiciary under one of the most difficult tests ever. The way the courts are going to handle this matter, would be a make or break in as […]

Too late, Chamisa missed deadline to Challenge Mnangagwa: Zanu-PF Lawyers

Too late, Chamisa missed deadline to Challenge Mnangagwa: Zanu-PF Lawyers

The MDC Alliance missed the deadline to serve its poll petition on President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa and the Constitutional Court should thus dismiss it, Zanu-PF’s lawyers have said. The ruling party also says the papers were not served at the address the President-elect provided to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission for purposes of the election. Further, the […]

Presidential Petition – what happens next

Presidential Petition – what happens next

Now that Nelson Chamisa, the MDC Alliance presidential candidate has filed a petition challenging the validity of the recent election, attention has turned to what happens next. This article outlines the process as provided for under the Constitution and highlights issues that are likely to arise. It goes without saying that this case presents a […]

Experts unearth Zimbabwe Electoral Commission results mess

Experts unearth Zimbabwe Electoral Commission results mess

Discrepancies in election figures contained in the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec)’s own documents and signed by acting chief elections officer, Utloile Silaigwana, are expected to be put to test by MDC Alliance leader, Nelson Chamisa’s legal team led by Thabani Mpofu at the Constitutional Court today as the opposition leader seeks to overturn President-elect Emmerson […]

Looking Back At Constitutional Court Ruling On Age Limit

Looking Back At Constitutional Court Ruling On Age Limit

When the 1995 Constitution was promulgated, President Museveni termed it, “the best Constitution in the world” and promised to protect it and ensure that Uganda does not again descend into its dark post-independence history, characterised by anarchy and misrule. It was no doubt a much more inclusive constitution than its predecessors – the 1962 and […]

Police Hunt For Zimbabwe Opposition Leaders Biti, Komichi

Police Hunt For Zimbabwe Opposition Leaders Biti, Komichi

OPPOSITION MDC-T national chairman Morgan Komichi has gone into hiding after four armed, but unidentified men visited his Harare Sunday night looking for him. This comes as police confirmed they are looking for the top opposition official along with MDC Alliance principal Tendai Biti who has not been seen or heard from since the announcement […]

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