The Zimbabwe Ezekiel Guti University (ZEGU) law students will be representing the country at the K.K Luthra memorial moot court competition which will be held at the University of New Delhi in India from 17 to 19 February this year.
Addressing journalists about the development, ZEGU moot court team coach Nyasha Chiramba said the team made it into top 10 out of 973 Universities that participated to be in the final rounds of the competition which will kick off this Friday.
“The final rounds are going to be having 60 teams from all over the world that were screened from the 973 teams that participated. Our team made it into top 10 out of 60 teams that have made it to the final rounds. We are very grateful that we made it this far.
“We are hoping that our team will be able to do well and lift the banner of the University, the country and even the region at large to be the best moot court team,”said Chiramba.
The ZEGU team is made up of three law students namely Andrew Matyatya, Tadiwa Chipunza and Takudzwa Chinyemba.
Speaking on behalf of the team, Takudzwa Chinyemba said they are excited to have made it to the international moot court competition for the first time as an institution and they are hoping to bring something back home.
“We are going to try our best. We are very excited about this competion and we have worked very hard for us to bring something back home. We took about six month preparing for the competition so we are ready. We want people to recognise us as a top notch University in the country,” said Chinyemba.
The K.K Luthra memorial moot court competition is hosted annually in India and it draws participants from Universities across the globe.
Meanwhile, Great Zimbabwe University is also in the competition, and has also made it into the top ten.