Report of Inquiry To Be Released to President Within Three Months August 30, 2018
In progress
Oct 2019

Govt to implement Motlanthe Commission recommendations October 17, 2019

Progress: -Gov't has started reforming legislation on law and order, freedom and liberalisation of the media and electoral reform: The Public Order and Security Act has since been replaced by the Maintenance of Peace and Order Act while the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act is in the process of being repealed. -Prosecutions of those responsible to begin next year, after the police and prosecution services have completed their post-inquiry investigations

Jan 2019

Mnangagwa sets up taskforce to implement Motlanthe recommendations January 28, 2019

President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Monday established a task force to address issues raised by the Kgalema Motlanthe Commission of Inquiry into the August 1 post-election fatal shootings by the military, as well as issues raised by various groups that observed the July 2018 harmonised elections.

Nov 2018

Commission of Inquiry satisfied with progress November 10, 2018

The Commission of Inquiry into the August 1 post election violence that rocked Harare says the inquiries are going on well with 124 witnesses having testified so far from three judicial regions.

Oct 2018

Post-poll violence hearings begin October 17, 2018

MDC-Alliance supporters went on a rampage, destroying property worth tens of thousands of dollars following the July 30 harmonised elections, the Commission of inquiry into the post-election violence that rocked Harare on August 1 heard yesterday. This was said by a witness who testified before the commission, which started its public hearings yesterday. The commission is chaired by former South African President Cde Kgalema Motlanthe. Apart from the destruction of property, the MDC-Alliance supporters also attempted to burn down the Zanu-PF Harare Provincial Headquarters.