The Labour Amendment Act of 2023: A Summary

Explore the significant changes introduced by the Labour Amendment Act of 2023, designed to enhance employee protections and align Zimbabwean labour laws with international standards. Learn about provisions addressing violence and harassment, forced labour, gender discrimination, termination of employment, retrenchment procedures, maternity leave, hourly work contracts, educational leave, dispute resolution, employment codes of conduct, and the employment of young persons. Stay informed to ensure compliance, maintain ethical operations, and foster a positive work environment.

Nominee Shareholding In Zimbabwe

Nominee Shareholding In Zimbabwe INTRODUCTION The Companies and Other Business Entities Act [Chapter 24:31] (the COBE Act) provides that shares in a company may be held by a nominee on behalf of a beneficial owner. This article considers the nature of nominee shareholding, the advantages and disadvantages of this phenomenon, and the mandatory disclosure of […]

Guardianship of Minors Amendment Act

Summary of the Guardianship of Minors Amendment Act 2 of 2022 The Guardianship of Minors Act (Chapter 5:08) was promulgated to protect the rights of children upon divorce or separation of their parents. The Guardianship of Minors Amendment Act 2 of 2022, amends sections 3, 4 and 5 of the Act.  Section 2 of the […]

The Consumer Protection Act

The Consumer Protection Act: What the Consumer Needs to Know INTRODUCTION “All sales are final and non-refundable” policies are popular amongst a number of boutiques and shops. Many businesses choose to institute this type of policy to save themselves time and money. Consumers in Zimbabwe often fall prey to inappropriate marketing strategies, improper business practices […]


Copyright: Registration and Protections INTRODUCTION Intellectual property has become one of the most renowned drivers of economic growth globally as most countries are moving from traditional resource-based economies to knowledge-based economies. There are four types of intellectual property, namely, patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. Due to the current surge in the number of artists […]