SC 387-23 Saviour Kasukuwere v Lovedale Mangwana and Ors Appeal Judgment

[1] On 28 July 2023 this Court dismissed with no order as to costs an appeal against the judgment of the High Court under judgment number HH 418/23 dated 12 July 2023. At the end of the proceedings this Court indicated that the reasons for this decision would be availed in due course. Set out hereunder are the Court’s reasons thereof.
[2] The appellant is a prospective presidential candidate in the forthcoming Presidential Election slated for 23 August 2023. The first respondent is a registered voter in Ward 1 Mhondoro Ngezi Constituency. The second respondent is the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC), established in terms of s 238 of the Constitution of the Republic of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 20), 2013 (the Constitution). It is responsible for the
administration of elections in Zimbabwe. The third respondent is the Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs. He is cited in his official capacity.