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The Supreme Court of Zimbabwe is the highest court of order and the final court of appeal in Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe is a landlocked country located in the southern part of the African continent, between the Zambezi and Limpopo rivers. It is bordered by South Africa to the south, Botswana to the southwest, Zambia and a tip of Namibia to the northwest and Mozambique to the east. Zimbabwe has three...
The judiciary is headed by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court who, like the other justices, is appointed by the President on the advice of the Judicial Service Commission. The court consists of five members including the chief Justice. It has original jurisdiction over alleged violations of fundamental rights guaranteed in the constitution and appellate jurisdiction over other matters .
The Supreme Court is separate from the High Court.
The Chief Justice, Godfrey Chidyausiku
Godfrey Guwa Chidyausiku is a Zimbabwean judge and former politician. He was involved in politics during Rhodesia's unilaterally declared independence, being a member of the Rhodesia House of Assembly...
is the most senior judge. Others who sit on the bench of the Supreme Court of Zimbabwe are Justice Paddington Garwe, former Judge President in the High Court, Justice Wilson Sandura, Justice Vernanda Ziyambi and Justice Luke Malaba.