Govt to implement Motlanthe Commission recommendations
October 17, 2019
-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and order, freedom and liberalisation of the media and electoral reform: The Public Order and Security Act has since been replaced by the Maintenance of Peace and Order Act while the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act is in the process of being repealed.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
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.
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.
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.