ZACC applauds Govt
July 18, 2019
ZACC has applauded Government for establishing specialised Anti-Corruption Courts countrywide and the Special Anti-Corruption Unit (SACU), for effective prosecution and determination of graft cases.
ZACC finally gets arresting powers
July 03, 2019
ZACC — for long rapped for being a toothless bulldog — now has arresting powers as Government takes a major stride in its quest to tackle the scourge of corruption. The changes were announced in an Extraordinary Government Gazette published last Friday through Statutory Instrument 143 of 2019. The definition of “peace officer” under the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act (Chapter 9:07) — included ZACC officers.
In terms of the law, a peace officer refers to any worker of the State, county, or a municipality, a Sheriff or other public law enforcement agency, whose duties include arrests, searches and seizures, execution of criminal and civil warrants, and is responsible for the prevention or detection of crime or for the enforcement of law or orders among other duties.
Justice Loice Matanda-Moyo takes charge at ZACC
May 30, 2019
President Mnangagwa has sworn-in Justice Loice Matanda-Moyo as the new chairperson of the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption (ZACC) Commission at a brief ceremony held at State House today.
Zimbabwean lawyer and a judge of the High Court of Zimbabwe. Joined the High Court in 2013 after serving as the president of the Labour Court and previously as director of public prosecutions in the Attorney General's office. She is the wife of Foreign Affairs Minister Sibusiso Moyo.
Parliament releases list of 133 applicants for 9 ZACC posts
March 19, 2019
Parliament's Committee on Standing Rules and Orders (CSRO) published a list of the applicants on Tuesday, and will shortly invite objections from the public before it conducts public interviews with the applicants.
At the end of the interviews, Parliament will submit a shortlist of at least 12 names to the President, from which the President will select eight commissioners before appointing the chairman in consultation with the CSRO
ZACC commissioners forced out, process to reconstitute graft body set to begin
January 31, 2019
The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) will be reconstituted after all the commissioners were forced to resign, allegedly by Vice President Constantino Chiwenga.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa had accepted the resignation of ZACC chairman Job Whabira and all his commissioners, Cabinet Secretary Misheck Sibanda said in a statement on Thursday.
Govt gives ZACC clout
September 07, 2018
ZACC) has commended Government for availing enough funds to enhance efficiency in the fight against corruption. ZACC investigations committee head Commissioner Goodson Nguni said “The Government availed funds for us and bought vehicles and computers for our operations,” he said. “We were also given the nod to employ more people and to open up more offices countrywide.”
ZACC sets up special unit
September 01, 2018
ZACC has established a special Economy and Trade unit to investigate on fraud, tax violations and economic sabotage in the public and private sectors. The team comprises 10 lawyers, auditors, accountants and investigators.