The Judicial Service Commission (JSC), has postponed the public interviews of candidates nominated for the nine positions of judge of the High Court of Zimbabwe until further notice.
In a statement on Thursday, the JSC said it made the decision following the government’s call for all institutions to further restrict operations due to rising coronavirus infections. The statement read:
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The Judicial Service Commission regrets to advise interviewees, the media and members of the public that in view of the continuing upsurge in COVID-19 infections and the Government’s call for all institutions to further restrict operations, the interviews for the positions of Judge of the High Court scheduled for 26, 27 and 28 July 2021 at Rainbow Towers Hotel Harare are postponed until further notice.
The Commission apologies to everyone concerned for any inconvenience that may have been caused by the decision to defer the interviews.
The decision was taken in the of the health of everyone directly involved in the process particularly and all Zimbabweans generally.
In compliance with the requirements of section 180(2) (c) of the Constitution of Zimbabwe, the public will be informed of the new dates of the interviews in due course.