The Chief Justice of Zimbabwe Rhodesia, Mr. Hector Macdonald, has said he would, in certain?
The Chief Justice of Zimbabwe Rhodesia, Mr. Hector Macdonald, has said he would, in certain circumstances, not wish to serve after the Sir Ian Gilmour, relayed Mr. Macdonald's statement to the Zimbabwe Rhodesia peace talks in London on Tuesday (6 November). Mr. Macdonald was in London recently while the talks were going on. Sir Ian said Mr. Macdonald and two other judges of the African nation's Appellate Division would not, under the unspecified circumstances, wish to serve after independence.
SYNOPSIS: The talks are in their ninth week at Lancaster House. Tuesday's session was to last two hours of often-heated discussions on the future of the judiciary, public services, the police and armed force under the new government which would come to power after elements in an independent Zimbabwe Rhodesia. The Popular Front leaders, Joshua Nkomo and Robert Mugabe, have said some elections, which they called undesirable, in these four groups, should be purged before legal independence. The British spokesman, Nicholas Finn, later told newsmen about other Popular Front opinions.