Long Queues, Slow Going as Zimbabweans Vote in Landmark Polls

Zimbabweans will be voting without former president Robert Mugabe on the ballot paper for the first time since independence in 1980. Zanu-PF's President Emmerson Mnangagwa faces the MDC Alliance's Nelson Chamisa at about 11 thousand polling stations. And Zimbabwe Electoral Commission says it will take the MDC Alliance to court after Chamisa allegedly violated the electoral code when he held a media conference a day after the official closure of the campaigning period.

Photo: The Herald

These two gentlemen leave the Ushewekunze Tent E polling station in Harare South Constituency, after their bid to skip the queue failed. They pretended that one in the hand-drawn cart was sick, therefore was supposed to be given exception to standing in the queue.

Photo: The Herald

President Mnangagwa casting his vote.

The Mbare polling station in Harare early this morning.



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