Emmerson Mnangagwa Declared Winner of Zimbabwe’s Presidential Election

Zimbabwe President and candidate Emmerson Mnangagwa stands after casting his ballot at Sherwood Primary School in Kwekwe on July 30 2018, during Zimbabwe’s 2018 general elections to elect the president and members of Parliament. / AFP PHOTO / Jekesai NJIKIZANAJEKESAI NJIKIZANA/AFP/Getty Images

The Head of State of Zimbabwe’s second republic has emerged. The country’s electoral commission on Friday morning announced incumbent president, Emmerson Mnangagwa as winner of the Monday elections. Shortly after the results were announced, the 74-year-old former Vice President took to Twitter to thank Zimbabweans:

Emmerson who contested under the country’s ruling party ZANU-PF, won at least 50.8 percent of the votes with Nelson Chamisa going closely with 44.3 percent in the polls multiple reports have labelled violent and marred with rigging.

According to Al Jazeera, no less than 6 persons died and 14 others injured in a clash between Chamisa’s supporters and security officials. The report confirmed that Chamisa’s supporters took to the streets of the country’s capital on Wednesday to protest the rigging of Monday elections.

Photo Credit: @edmnangagwa

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