President appoints first female prosecutor general
Written by Skyz Metro FM on October 6, 2023
Nonhlanhla S Galinya
President Emerson Dambudzo Munangagwa yesterday appointed Justice Loice Matanda Moyo as Prosecutor General, effective immediately.
The president made the appointment in accordance to Section 259 subsection 3 of the Constitution.
Justice Matanda Moyo has previously served as a magistrate and worked as a state advisor in the Zimbabwe Defense Forces’ State Council, specializing in criminal matters.
Her contributions as a prosecutor in the high and supreme courts further solidified her reputation in the field.
She has been serving as the chairperson of the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission since May 2019.
Justice Matanda Moyo is the first female to hold this position and this earmarks a milestone in achieving gender equality in the leadership stratum.