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ConCourt scraps defamation law

By Nomalanga Moyo SW Radio Africa 23 July 2014 The Constitutional Court has nullified the country’s criminal defamation law in a move hailed as a major step towards press freedom in Zimbabwe. In his ruling Tuesday, ConCourt Deputy Chief Justice Luke Malaba said the law interfered with the right to freedom...

ConCourt strikes down criminal defamation law

By Mthulisi Mathuthu SW Radio Africa 13 June 2014 The Constitutional Court has unanimously ruled against the criminal defamation law, saying it is not justifiable in a democratic society. The court further invited Justice Minister Emmerson Mnangagwa to defend the law, if he so wishes, before a final...

Government slammed for failing on education

By Tererai Karimakwenda SW Radio Africa 12 June, 2014 Lawyers have had to intervene to force a school to release O-level results of a student who had fallen behind on school fees. Nyamhunga Government School in Kariba had denied Bellinda Kazongo the results of her ordinary level exams which she sat for last...

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