Nine High Court Judges AppointedNine High Court judges have been appointed by President Mnangagwa on the recommendation of the Judicial Service Commission following the public interviews of 35 candidates conducted by the Commission.
The new judges were sworn in by Chief Justice Malaba on Tuesday 29th September, the day after the appointments were announced. In alphabetical order the nine new members of the High Court bench are:
Hon. Kate Catherine BACHI-MUZAWAZI
Hon. Joseph CHILIMBE
Hon. Samuel DEMEHon. Rodgers Manyangadze FOROMA
Hon. Never KATIYO
Hon. Elijah MAKOMO
Hon. Lucie-Anne Chipo MUNGWARI
Hon. Munamato MUTEVEDZI
Hon. Bongani NDLOVU.
Though all the appointees have the legal qualifications required by the Constitution, they bring with them varied legal backgrounds.
Only two – Justices Bachi-Muzawazi and Ndlovu – come direct from private practice as legal practitioners.