Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa wins 1st post-Mugabe election

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa wins 1st post-Mugabe election

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa wins 1st post-Mugabe election

But the opposition says the vote was not fair or transparent, and results of the presidential poll have been delayed.

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission said results will begin to be announced at 10pm local time on Thursday. "Let us join hands, in peace, unity & love, & together build a new Zimbabwe for all!"

"Violence can not be part of that process", it added.

Earlier on Thursday, police sealed off the headquarters of Chamisa's Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) and later stormed the offices and arrested 16 people.

Before the police stormed the MDC headquarters, Secretary General Douglas Mwonzora said 27 party workers carrying out voter tabulation were locked inside its offices by officers who had sealed off the building.

Mr Chamisa, opposition politician Tendai Biti and several others are suspected of the crimes of possession of unsafe weapons and public violence, according to a search warrant.

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Chamisa, however, said police seized computers and were looking for what he called evidence that his party had gathered of vote-rigging by Mnangagwa's party. He said he suspected police wanted to plant evidence to incriminate officials.

Monday's spectacle of millions of Zimbabweans voting peacefully was eclipsed 48 hours later by scenes of military vehicles and tanks speeding through scattered-debris streets and soldiers beating protesters who had blocked main roads and set bonfires.

With Government championing new investment under the mantra "Zimbabwe is open for business", several global investors have already starting coming to the country including from the West, which previously had a frosty relationship with the previous dispensation led by for president Mr Robert Mugabe.

The European Union appealed for calm in Zimbabwe following the deadly violence linked to the presidential elections that the EU remarked as "marred by shortcomings".

Instead, observers from the Commonwealth, a group of mainly former British colonies that Mnangagwa had hoped to rejoin, did not mince words in condemning the military's conduct.

The election, the first since the army's removal of 94-year-old Mugabe, passed off relatively smoothly but its aftermath revealed the deep rifts in Zimbabwean society and the instinctive heavy-handedness of the security forces. "We don't deserve the death we saw".

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