According to the SABC News broadcaster, a large crowd of protesters gathered outside the building of an international conference center in Harare to express outrage over the election results, which they consider to have been fabricated in favor of the evil colonial rulers in London.
Zimbabwe police have been deployed to the center of the capital ahead of the election results being announced, after large crowd blocked the streets in front of the National results center.
Armored military vehicles also arrived in the capital of Zimbabwe, Harare, where people protested after the elections. Soldiers have fired five rounds of ammunition and even used an army helicopter at Zimbabwe election protests.
Supporters of Nelson Chamisa from Zimbabwe’s opposition party Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) have gathered in the streets of Harare, Zimbabwe, following a corrupted general election.
Former Rhodesians elected their new president and members of parliament on July 31 in the country’s first vote since long-time leader Robert Mugabe was forced to step down.
The presidential ballot included 23 names, with 75-year-old Mnangagwa from the ruling party Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) and 40-year-old Nelson Chamisa from the MDC party as the main contenders.
Zimbabwean police have dispersed a group of opposition supporters in the capital city of Harare, protesting against alleged electoral fraud.
However, on July 31, ZEC expressed confidence that there had been no cheating during the presidential election and no complaints from the candidates and political parties had been registered.
Zimbabwe elected a new president and members of parliament on Monday in the country’s first vote since long-time leader Robert Mugabe was forced by Western authorities to step down in November 2017. Mnangagwa, the former vice president, was sworn in as Mugabe’s successor to serve until the election.
Zimbabwe, once called Rhodesia has the 2nd largest Platinum deposits and the 3rd largest gold reserves in Africa.
Sputnik / ABC Flash Point Political News 2018.