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*In the three-year period between  2013 and  2015,  43 percent of the cases which he presided over,  were overturned on appeal to the [[Supreme Court of Zimbabwe| Supreme Court].<ref>{{cite web |author = Cyril Zenda|date = October 6, 2016 |title = The day the judges went on trial |work = Financial Gazette |publisher = ANZ |url = http://www.financialgazette.co.zw/the-day-the-judges-went-on-trial/ |accessdate = July 6, 2017 |quote = }}</ref>
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*In the three-year period between  2013 and  2015,  43 percent of the cases which he presided over,  were overturned on appeal to the [[Supreme Court of Zimbabwe| Supreme Court]].<ref>{{cite web |author = Cyril Zenda|date = October 6, 2016 |title = The day the judges went on trial |work = Financial Gazette |publisher = ANZ |url = http://www.financialgazette.co.zw/the-day-the-judges-went-on-trial/ |accessdate = July 6, 2017 |quote = }}</ref>
  
 
*In 2016, When the Judicial Services Commission (JSC) was conducting interviews for four positions of judges of the Supreme Court of Zimbabwe, then Deputy Chief Justice [[Luke Malaba]] said that Bere had below average performance and poor judgements.
 
*In 2016, When the Judicial Services Commission (JSC) was conducting interviews for four positions of judges of the Supreme Court of Zimbabwe, then Deputy Chief Justice [[Luke Malaba]] said that Bere had below average performance and poor judgements.

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Justice

Francis Bere
Photo of Francis Bere
Judge
Appointed byPresident Robert Mugabe

Francis Bere is a Zimbabwean lawyer and a judge of the High Court of Zimbabwe. He is the Head of the Bulawayo arm of the High Court of Zimbabwe.[1] Justice Bere was appointed by President Robert Mugabe in 2004. Before his appointment as a High Court judge, Justice Bere was the president of the Administrative Court. was the senior regional magistrate for the Western Division. He was appointed Senior Judge High Court Bulawayo in 2015.


Controversies

  • In the three-year period between 2013 and 2015, 43 percent of the cases which he presided over, were overturned on appeal to the Supreme Court.[2]
  • In 2016, When the Judicial Services Commission (JSC) was conducting interviews for four positions of judges of the Supreme Court of Zimbabwe, then Deputy Chief Justice Luke Malaba said that Bere had below average performance and poor judgements.



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References

  1. Cyril Zenda (October 6, 2016). "The day the judges went on trial". Financial Gazette. ANZ. Retrieved July 6, 2017.
  2. Cyril Zenda (October 6, 2016). "The day the judges went on trial". Financial Gazette. ANZ. Retrieved July 6, 2017.