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ZEC briefs the media on election results: 31 July 2018

ZEC briefs the media on election results: 31 July 2018

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) says it expects to start releasing the election results from three o’clock this afternoon. It says vote counting has been completed in a number of voting stations around the country. Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa and President Emmerson Mnangagwa are the main contenders. The final results are expected by Saturday. For…

ZEC to begin announcing election results today

ZEC to begin announcing election results today

The ZImbabwe Electoral Commission held a press conference for media this morning and assured the country’s citizens that Monday’s elections were not rigged. The commission is due to start announcing results today at 3pm. https://www.cnbcafrica.com/videos/

High vote turnout: ZEC

High vote turnout: ZEC

Zimbabwe’s Electoral commission says the turnout at the country’s election averaged 75 percent, making it larger than the last vote in 2013. It’s the first election since the removal of former President Robert Mugabe. This election is a two-horse race between 75-year-old President Emmerson Mnangagwa and 40-year-old Nelson Chamisa, a lawyer and pastor who is…