A total of 133 people have been nominated to become commissioners of the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC).
The list was published on Tuesday by Parliament’s Committee on Standing Rules and Orders (CSRO).
The listed candidates will shortly be invited for interviews and a shortlist of at least 12 names will be submitted to the President.
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The President will then select eight commissioners before appointing the chairman in consultation with the CSRO.
Tommy Sithole and former Chronicle editor Geoffrey Nyarota, former MDC MPs Blessing Chebundo, Tongai Matutu, Jessie Majome and Gabriel Chaibva are among the nominees.
Mnangagwa reportedly dissolved the ZACC in January after its nine commissioners, including the chairman Job Whabira, was forced to resign under pressure from Vice President Constantino Chiwenga.
Here’s the list of 133 nominees published by Parliament for the nine available positions at ZACC:
The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC), is a body that has the constitutional mandate to corruption. ZACC is administered under the Office of the President and Cabinet. In the past it was under the Ministry of Home Affairs. It is one of the two Chapter 13... Read More About Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission
Geoffrey Nyarota is an award-winning journalist and politician who is known mostly for his investigative journalism. He is the former editor of the Daily News, a privately owned daily newspaper in Zimbabwe. He was also the editor of The Chronicle in the 80s and is... Read More About Geoffrey Nyarota
Job Whabira is a Zimbabwean who is the former the chairperson of the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC). Before his appointment as chairman of the anti-graft body he served as the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Defence. He resigned in January 2019 following reports that... Read More About Job Whabira