LATEST: JSC launches graft courts

Daniel Nemukuyu and Nokutenda Chiyangwa
The judiciary has scaled up its anti-graft drive with a raft of measures that will see the setting up and operationalisation of special courts to expeditiously deal with corruption-related matters, the Chief Justice has said. The courts should be established in all provinces but the first two—one in Harare and another in Bulawayo—should open their doors to the public by March this year.

Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Ziyambi Ziyambi (R) chats with Senate President Edna Madzongwe. Pictures by Wilson Kakurira

Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Ziyambi Ziyambi (R) chats with Senate President Edna Madzongwe while Harare Mayor  Bernard Manyenyeni follows behind them. Pictures by Wilson Kakurira

Officially opening the 2018 Legal Year in Harare today, Chief Justice Malaba said the Judicial Service Commission was also fighting corruption internally through a Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee (JEAC), which deals with ethical and integrity issues within the Commission. The judiciary boss said JSC’s efforts complement President Mnangagwa’s fight again the scourge.

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Article Source: The Herald