Tag: Nelson Chamisa
Zimbabwe braced for public reaction to the election results after 6 people were killed on Wednesday when troops fired live rounds against MDC demonstrators alleging the vote had been rigged.
The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission results showed the ZANU-PF cruising to a big majority after picking up 109 seats against 41 for the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC).
The election will see 75-year-old President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a long-time Mugabe ally, face 40-year-old Nelson Chamisa, a lawyer and pastor.
Zimbabwe formally invited the EU in March to send an election observation mission.
Deputy Minister of Finance Terence Mukupe claimed that Zimbabwe's army would not let opposition leader Nelson Chamisa take power if he defeated President Emmerson Mnangagwa in an election.