Chamisa’s Claim To Legitimacy To Be Settled – Report

The Daily News reports that the Supreme Court is on Thursday expected to make its ruling on MDC leader Nelson Chamisa’s appeal against High Court judge Justice Edith Mushore’s ruling in May this year, which nullified his taking over the presidency from the late Morgan Tsvangirai.

In their appeal to the Supreme Court against Justice Mushore’s ruling which invalidated Chamisa’s MDC presidency, the party’s lawyers argued:

The court a quo erred in coming to the conclusion that first appellant (MDC) was barred for failing to file an opposing affidavit and so erred in treating a valid affidavit deposed to by third appellant (Morgen Komichi) as pro non scripto (as though it had not been written) and in proceeding to determine the matter without hearing the first appellant.

A fortiori the court a quo erred in proceeding in a manner which is in violation of the first appellant’s constitutionally protected right to be heard before an independent and impartial court as envisaged by Section 69 (2) of the Constitution of Zimbabwe, 2013.

Justice Mushore handed down the ruling a few weeks before the MDC was scheduled to hold its elective congress. Chamisa was eventually nominated president by all the party’s structures.

More: Daily News


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  1. What claim you useless fools if you can’t see zanu is all of the problem you are completely and utterly raging incompetently stupid wake up get rid of the bastards
    Find them seek them record them confront them prosecute them according to international law the thing they relied on until now to illicit power but also their greates nemesis
    It seems the Cold War red star green suit red star Chinese and Russian machinations have some what changed to become the new colonisers no longer interested in comradely friendship of the past but interested only in screwing every African country for minerals and occupation they are thieves who try now to copy the west in every way and in so abuse and enslave their massively overpopulated populace they have nurtured under Thier bide your time hide your strength belt and road philosophy what a bunch of obvious wankers

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