Malaba: Lawyers seek ‘conflicted’ Gwaunza recusal

LEGAL experts yesterday mounted pressure on deputy Chief Justice Elizabeth Gwaunza to recuse herself from hearing a case where her boss, Chief Justice Luke Malaba, is being challenged over his continued stay in office, saying she was an interested party and conflicted. Gwaunza is among the Constitutional Court judges set to hear an application by a Bulawayo man, Marx Mupungu, challenging a landmark ruling by three High Court judges, who declared that Justice Malaba had ceased being a judge when he reached the retirement age for judges that was previously…

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