Elizabeth Gwaunza Appointed Deputy Chief Justice

Supreme Court judge Justice Elizabeth Gwaunza has been appointed as the country’s Deputy Chief Justice of the Constitutional and Supreme Court of Zimbabwe.  Gwaunza replaces Justice Luke Malaba who was elevated to the post of Chief Justice following the retirement of former Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku who left office last year after reaching the mandatory retirement age of 70.

Justice Gwaunza is the most senior female justice in the Supreme and was the second ever female to be appointed a judge of the Supreme Court after Justice Vernanda Ziyambi.



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Elizabeth Gwaunza is a Zimbabwean judge and a justice of the Supreme Court of Zimbabwe. She was appointed Deputy Chief Justice in March 2018. Read More About Elizabeth Gwaunza

Luke Malaba is a Zimbabwean judge and the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Zimbabwe he was appointed Chief Justice of Zimbabwe by former President Robert Mugabe with effect from the 27th of March 2017. Before that he was the acting Chief Justice after... Read More About Luke Malaba

The Supreme Court of Zimbabwe is the highest court in all matters in Zimbabwe, which are not constitutional in nature. It is the court of last resort and the highest court of appeal in Zimbabwe. Its operations are governed by the Constitution and the Supreme... Read More About Supreme Court

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