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The presumption of Innocence

Our constitution provides that any person accused of an offence has the right to be presumed innocent until proven guilty. That means every accused...

Drug Trafficking in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is largely viewed by the outside world as a drug free country in terms of availability and usage of illegal commercial drugs such...

The death penalty in Zimbabwe

By Nathan Majuru and Vimbai N Tavaziva The right to life is the most basic human right afforded to every human being simply because one...

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What happens when you break your promise to marry?

The scenarios given in this article are not judgement calls on people who behave in similar ways; they are examples of what courts have...

What is the role of your Parliamentarian?

Our friend, Theresa Mugadza-a lawyer and former Deputy Chairperson  of the Anti-Corruption Commission- once watched an episode of a TV programme called “Constituency Watch”...

Some facts on defamation of Character

It is not “deformation” of character; rather it is defamation of character. It is called such because you de-fame the character of a person...

Should lovers return gifts when the grapes turn sour?

Breaking up with someone you loved enough to want to marry may seem like such a personal thing that other people should keep their...