In advertisement yesterday, the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) asked the public to nominate candidates to replace former Prosecutor General Mr Johannes Tomana who was fired for misconduct and incompetence. The JSC said that the applications for the post were open until July 14.
Members of the public can nominate candidates by obtaining nomination forms from JSC offices, the offices of the Provincial magistrates and from the JSC website. In terms of Section 180 (2) of the Constitution of Zimbabwe, members of the public are invited to nominate suitably qualified persons to fill the position. According to section 259 (4) of the Constitution of Zimbabwe, the Prosecutor General must be qualified to be appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court.