2 Aug 2018

Zimbabwe election: Army patrols, deadly protests and election controversy

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

Central Harare has been deserted following violent protests that resulted in at least three people being killed. This has led the ruling ZANU PF party to tell supporters of opposition leader, Nelson Chamisa, that “we should all lose graciously” amid claims vote rigging had taken place.

Central Harare has been deserted following violent protests that resulted in at least three people being killed. This has led the ruling ZANU PF party to tell supporters of opposition leader, Nelson Chamisa, that “we should all lose graciously” amid claims vote rigging had taken place.

Meanwhile the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission who were overseeing the poll said there had been “absolutely no skulduggery”  and it would begin releasing results shortly.

Our foreign affairs correspondent Jonathan Miller reports from the scene.