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HIGH COURT ORDERS IMANI MINE TO CEASE OPERATIONS

CASE ALERT! 9 October 2019 HIGH COURT ORDERS IMANI MINE TO CEASE OPERATIONS High Court Judge,Justice Charewa  on Wednesday 9 October 2019 granted an order in an application filed by the Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association on behalf of its clients. The order is compelling Zibusiso Sibanda t/a Imani Mine to …

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LITIGATION ALERT! 22 March 2021 CHILONGA CASE UPDATE

CHILONGA CASE UPDATE Introduction On the 5th of March 2021, the Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA) filed two cases at Masvingo High Court on behalf of Chilonga Community. The Chilonga community was facing imminent eviction from their ancestral lands through the gazetted Statutory Instrument 50 of 2021 in which the …

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Case Alert! High Court of Zimbabwe orders Chitungwiza Municipality to upgrade its water treatment plants and sewer systems

18 December 2020 JUST IN: High Court of Zimbabwe orders Chitungwiza Municipality to upgrade its water treatment plants and sewer systems High Court of Zimbabwe Justice Mangota on Thursday 17 December 2020 granted an order in an application filed by Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association as an Applicant for public interest …

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The Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association(ZELA) files a case against #Chinese miners

IN THE HIGH COURT OF ZIMBABWE                                                                              CASENO.HC                                                                                    /20 HELD AT HARARE In the matter between: FIDELIS CHIMA                                                                    1ST APPLICANT ZIMBABWE ENVIRONMENTAL LAW ASSOCIATION 2ND APPLICANT And ZIMBABWE ZHONGXIN MINING GROUP TONGMAO COAL COMPANY (PVT) LTD                 1ST RESPONDENT And ZIMBABWE MINING DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION                                                             2ND RESPONDENT And MINISTER OF MINES & MINING …

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JUSTICE SERVED

THE TRUSTEES OF ARDA TRANSAU RELOCATION DEVELOPMENT TRUST VS ZIMBABWE ELECTRICITY TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIIBUTION COMPANY(ZETDC) (PVT) LTD HC 88/20 In the wake of Covd 19 the residents of Arda Transau found themselves without access to safe and clean water as provided for in terms of section 76 of the Constitution …

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ZELA using the law to protect and conserve the environment

Case Brief DEKA river water pollution On behalf of Greater Hwange Residents Trust,ZELA requested information in terms of section 62 of the Constitution from Environmental Management Agency on the DEKA  water pollution case. It has been advised by its members in Mashala and Makwa  in Hwange that they are suffering …

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