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Zimbabwaans head of state Mnangagwa wins the presidential election

The Zimbabwean head of state Emmerson Mnangagwa, the presidential elections won. He holds 50.8 per cent of the vote, opposition leader Nelson Chamisa to 44.3 percent. That informed the election commission Friday morning.

The fear is great that the victory of the 75-year-old Mnangagwa, the former right-hand man of the ousted ex-president Robert Mugabe, to violence will lead. Oppisitieleider Chamisa (40) had previously declared that he would contest as Mnangagwa would win.

Wednesday beat the security services already had a protest of oppositieaanhangers down. It fell six deaths. Shortly before the publication of the official results, said the opposition is already that which is ‘false’.

The election Monday was historic, in the sense that it is the first elections were without the 94-year-old Robert Mugabe. He was four decades in power. Head of state Mnangagwa spoke Friday of “a new start”.

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