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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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ZELA using the law to protect and conserve the environment

CASE BRIEF ZELA vs Chitungwiza Municipality 2778/2020 ZELA filed a case at the High court of Zimbabwe for a structural interdict against City of Harare. This case was filed against the following background, from as far as 2013 Chitungwiza Municipality has been responsible for water pollution within its jurisdiction by …

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ZELA using the law to protect and conserve the environment

CASE BRIEF Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association vs City of Harare 2779/2020 Zimbabwe Environmental law Association filed a court application against City of Harare for a structural interdict. This case was filed pursuant to the discharge of raw (untreated effluent) by City of Harare into the water bodies thereby causing water …

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STRENGTHENING EXTRACTIVE AND NATURAL RESOURCES SECTOR TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY THROUGH CITIZEN ACTION AND PARLIAMENTARY OVERSIGHT IN ZIMBABWE (STACAP)

April 2020 As the country is adopting a cocktail of economic measures to contain the impacts of the Coronavirus, it is important for civil society organisations (CSOs) and citizens to understand why transparency and accountability in the Extractive Sector can be a game changer in Zimbabwe’s fight against its current …

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