ZHRC aspiring candidates interviewed

By John Nhandara

THE eleven candidates shortlisted for the vacant posts at the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission have been interviewed by Parliament’s committee on standing rules and orders.

The Eleven aspiring candidates are vying for two vacant commissioners’ posts at the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission after the incumbents’ terms of office came to an end.

The interviews were held by parliament’s committee on standing rules and orders chaired by the Speaker of the National Assembly, Advocate Jacob Mudenda this Friday.

Each candidate was given 15 minutes to respond to at least six questions.

Candidates who were interviewed include Tour and Safari Operators President Clement Mukwasi, Lupane Pro vice Chancellor Canaan Mpala as well as Basel Masara and Thokozile Matsidzira.

Parliament is expected to submit the list of successful candidates to the President from which he will exercise his appointing authority.

The Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission is a constitutional body with a mandate of protecting and upholding human rights issues in the country.