At least 3 killed in Zimbabwe post-election violence

Zimbabwe election results Could the opposition party win

Zimbabwe election results Could the opposition party win

He also urged the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) to speed up the announcement of the results of the presidential vote.

"The strategy is meant to prepare Zim mentally to accept fake presidential results".

"Now they tell us to leave town".

"We categorically denounce the excessive use of force against unarmed civilians", former Ghanaian president John Mahama said in a statement on behalf of the Commonwealth.

"Of the 153, ZANU-PF has won 110 seats, while the MDC Alliance got 41 seats", ZBC state media reported.

Mnangagwa, a former deputy president who fell out with Mugabe and then took over from him, has said his showing in the election was "extremely positive" while urging people to wait for official results.

Members of the military gesture to the photographer as they patrol the streets of the capital Harare, Zimbabwe, August 2, 2018.

Races in some constituencies were so close that they could have gone to the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), had it not been split between Nelson Chinamasa's MDC Alliance and Thokozani Khupe's MDC-T. Several streets were still strewn with rocks and the charred remains of fires.

"We must all demonstrate patience and maturity, and act in a way that puts our people and their safety first", Mnangagwa wrote on Twitter. "Now is the time for responsibility and above all, peace". Numerous protesters tried to get into the National Results Centre (NRC).

Chamisa's MDC won in most urban centres, where it enjoys majority support.

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Ballots are still being counted in the presidential election with results expected to be announced later this week.

The opposition, meanwhile, accused the government of deliberately delaying the results in an alleged attempt to rig the vote.

"I believe that the parliamentary results were released first as a psychological ploy to dampen opposition expectations regarding the presidential vote", Prof.

"We have won this one together".

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, former Liberian president and head of the observer mission of the International Republican Institute and the National Democratic Institute, warned "the more the presidential vote is delayed, the more it calls into question the population's confidence in the election process". "We had to consult among ourselves whether it would be safe", said one worker who declined to give his name. "No amount of results manipulation will alter your will", he tweeted before the army was deployed on Wednesday.

"The more the presidential vote is delayed, the more it calls into question the population's confidence in the election process", said former Liberian leader Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the lead observer of a USA monitoring mission. A foreign ministry spokesman "noted" reports of Wednesday's violence.

MDC supporters have ripped down a Mnangagwa billboard.

On Wednesday afternoon, riot police were stationed outside the electoral commission in the capital, Harare, where a crowd of opposition supporters gathered to await the results.

Protests are evolving as fires appear to have been deliberately started in Harare.

The ruling ZANU-PF party won a majority of seats in Parliament, the electoral commission said.

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