Zimbabwe Opposition Challenges Ruling Party's Election Victory

Zimbabwe's main opposition party has filed a legal challenge to the July 30 presidential election results, a move that puts a hold on the swearing-in of incumbent President Emmerson Mnangagwa, which was planned for Sunday.

Just before the close of business Friday, Movement for Democratic Change Alliance lawyers arrived at the Constitutional Court with legal papers challenging the declared victory of Mnangagwa in the July 30 election.

The opposition says the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission rigged the election for Mnangagwa and the ruling ZANU-PF party.

Lawyer Thabani Mpofu, said he was confident of having election...

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By: VOA - Friday, 10 August

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