Home Zimbabwe News Mnangagwa, Chamisa claim victory as vote count continues #ZimElections2018 #ZimDecides2018

Mnangagwa, Chamisa claim victory as vote count continues #ZimElections2018 #ZimDecides2018


Vote counting is under way in Zimbabwe’s first election since Robert Mugabe was ousted after 37 years in power, as observers warn of possible shortcomings in the country’s landmark poll. Follow the live update here.


Zim24News has tweeted that Mutare, in Manicaland province has started cerebrating the Chamisa victory.

10:16 From AFP: Zimbabwe’s two rival presidential candidates on Tuesday both claimed they were heading for victory as votes were counted in the country’s first election since long-time ruler Robert Mugabe was ousted from power.
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President Emmerson Mnangagwa said that his ruling Zanu-PF party was receiving “extremely positive” data on the count, while the opposition leader Nelson Chamisa said his MDC party was “winning resoundingly”.

Zimbabwe appeared to be heading for a contested result in the historic election, raising the likelihood of a bitter battle over allegations of fraud and malpractice from both sides.

09:58 As votes are being counted in Zimbabwe’s first election since the ouster of Mugabe, concerns have been raised about voter suppression.
09:57 One of the talking points in yesterday’s election was the voting of former president Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace at a school in Highfields, Harare.
Source: News24
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