Jonathan Samukange
OccupationLawyer , Politician , Member of Parliament
OrganizationVenturas & Samukange
Political partyZANU-PF

Jonathan Samukange is a Zimbabwean lawyer, an advocate of the High Court, politician, Member of Parliament for Mudzi South and a member of the ZANU-PF party. Jonathan is also a senior partner at Venturas & Samukange law firm.

Notable cases

Simon Mann

Samkange represented Simon Mann who was arrested in Zimbabwe whilst in transit to Equatorial Guinea to allegedly stage a coup d'état to overthrow the government. It was alleged that Mann wanted to lead a mercenary force into the capital Malabo in an effort to overthrow President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo.

Jonathan Samkange was arrested by the police for allegedly bringing a witness into the country under false pretences in a bid to prop up his client’s case.[1]

Saviour Kasukuwere

Samukange represented Kasukuwere who was facing four counts of alleged abuse of office.[2]

Samukange filed a renunciation at the High Court and dropped representing Kasukuwere.H e said that representing Kasukwuere had resulted in a conflict of interest and made the decision after “overwhelming pressure” from youths in his province.[3]


  1. Zimbabwean police detain Mann's lawyer, The M&G Online, retrieved: 16 Nov 2018
  2. Kasukuwere arrested, The Herald, retrieved: 16 Nov 2018
  3. Kasukuwere Dumped By Lawyer, Samukange Claims Conflict Of Interest After Pressure From Youths ⋆ Pindula News, Pindula News, published: 04 Oct 2018, retrieved: 16 Nov 2018