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Onus, Burden and Standard of Proof re: Trial Within a Trial

SSC84-21 : TAFADZWA MAPFOCHE vs THE STATE
Ruled By: GWAUNZA DCJ, MAKARAU JA and MAVANGIRA JA

The appellant and another, who is not a party to this appeal, appeared before the High Court sitting at Harare, charged with one count of murder.After a contested trial, they were found guilty of murder with actual intent and were sentenced each to 25 years imprisonment.It was the finding of ...
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SC59-16 : ZIMRE PROPERTY INVESTMENTS LIMITED vs SAINTCOR (PVT) LTD t/a V. TRACK and JOHN SHUMBA
Ruled By: ZIYAMBI JA, GARWE JA and GOWORA JA

In a judgment handed down in January 2014, the court a quo upheld the plea of prescription raised by the respondents, and, consequently, dismissed the claim against the respondents with costs.Against that order, the appellant now appeals to this court.BACKGROUNDIn October 2012, the appellant, as plaintiff, issued summons against both ...
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