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31 Jul 2018

Zimbabwe on the brink after presidential election

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

As the first official results begin coming in, Zimbabwe’s election commission chief has said the outcome of the country’s landmark election may not be known till Saturday.

The incumbent president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, and his rival, opposition leader Nelson Chamisa, are both confident about their chances.¬†Supporters on both sides are already celebrating, but the final tally won’t be known for five days.