President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa has set August 12 as inauguration day but he faces a potential legal ambush by his closest challenger Nelson Chamisa of the MDC Alliance. Mnangagwa was declared winner of the July 30 presidential election after he polled 50,8% of the national vote, while Chamisa took a 44,3% share of the vote. Chamisa is adamant results announced by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission were "fake".
President Sets Inauguration Date As Chamisa Toils to Put Up Poll Challenge
New Zimbabwe, 8 August 2018
PRESIDENT-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa has set August 12 to be the day of his inauguration but faces a potential legal ambush by his closest challenger Nelson Chamisa of MDC Alliance… Read more »
Zanu-PF Assembles 12-Person Team for MDC Alliance Litigation
The Herald, 8 August 2018
Zanu PF has assembled a 12-member legal team to prepare responses to litigation by MDC-Alliance leader Mr Nelson Chamisa, who is challenging results of the July 30 presidential… Read more »
Tentative Date Set for Presidential Inauguration
President-elect Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa's inauguration has tentatively been set for this Sunday if no political party challenges the election results by Friday. Read more »
President Emmerson Mnangagwa avoided a run-off after he received 50.8% of the vote while main opposition challenger Nelson Chamisa received 44.3%. Chamisa said the MDC Alliance ... Read more »
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