REUTERS - Zimbabwe’s top court will on Friday decide whether President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s disputed July 30 election victory should stand against complaints by his main rival that it was rigged.
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APRNEWS - Zimbabwean police have arrested a critic of Emmerson Mnangagwa on charges of insulting the president in a Facebook post, lawyers said Thursday, highlighting allegations of a crackdown on government opponents.
APRNEWS - Zimbabwe’s opposition MDC Alliance presidential hopeful Nelson Chamisa faced his moment of truth on Wednesday when his team of top local and regional lawyers took to the centre stage at the Constitutional Court (ConCourt), seeking to overturn President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa’s win and possibly force a re-run.
REUTERS - President Emmerson Mnangagwa called on Friday for Zimbabwe to unite behind him after he was declared winner of national elections, but the opposition leader questioned the outcome and demanded “proper and verified” results be released.
APRNEWS - Emmerson Mnangagwa has won Zimbabwe’s presidential election in a poll marred by violence and charges of fraud.
The election commission gave Mnangagwa 50.8 percent of the vote, barely ahead of opposition leader Nelson Chamisa.
He posted on Twitter:
REUTERS - Observers from the Commonwealth on Thursday condemned the
Zimbabwean army’s deadly use of force to break up protests in Harare by opposition supporters claiming a presidential election had been rigged by the ruling party.
APRNEWS - Protests in Zimbabwe’s historic elections turned bloody on Wednesday as a man was shot dead during demonstrations over alleged vote fraud and President Emmerson Mnangagwa appealed for calm.
The man died after soldiers fired live ammunition during opposition protests in downtown Harare, AFP reporters saw.
APRNEWS - Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party won the most seats in parliament, official results showed Wednesday, as the count continued in the presidential race and the opposition MDC cried foul, alleging widespread fraud.
REUTERS - A Zimbabwean election observer group said on Tuesday there were concerns about the independence of the country’s election commission in the run-up to the July 30 vote but noted the election was handled better than in previous years.
REUTERS - Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his main opponent Nelson Chamisa both said on Tuesday they were confident of victory, after peaceful voting in the first election since the end of Robert Mugabe’s nearly four decade rule.