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New PG Moyo tours Gweru courts

MARTIN MAWAYA

GWERU-Newly installed Prosecutor General (PG) Justice Loice Matanda-Moyo this afternoon (Tuesday) toured the Gweru Magistrate courts to have an appreciation on the workload and challenges faced by prosecutors.

Matanda-Moyo said the visit was aimed to gain first hand information on the prosecution department’s operating environment.

“This is the Prosecutor-General visit to Midlands Province to appreciate the workload and the challenges that are being faced by the prosecutors in the Province with the view to rectify some of them,” she said.

Justice Matanda-Moyo  is the first female to be appointed PG since independence.

She took over from Deputy Prosecutor-General, Nelson Mutsonziwa who has been in the acting capacity following the resignation of Kumbirai Hodzi on medical grounds.

Matanda-Moyo chaired the Zimbabwe Anti-corruption Commission (ZACC) since May 2019 before being seconded to oversee the NPA.

She has vast experience in the justice delivery system, having served as a magistrate, State advisor in the Zimbabwe Defence Forces, State counsel (Criminal Division) of the Attorney-General prosecuting in the High and Supreme courts.

The PG was once the Director Civil Division and Director Public Prosecution before her appointment to the Labour Court and High Court as Judge in 2009 and 2013 respectively.

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