LIVE: BREAKING: One man shot dead in Zimbabwe election protests

Zimbabweans are eagerly awaiting the results of the presidential election after the ruling Zanu-PF party won the majority of seats in parliament. Follow the live update here

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Last Updated at 16:39

16:38

SA’s Zizi Kodwa has just tweeted that “Nelson Chamisa must be held accountable for reckless inflammatory and reckless statements” which have “now led to eruption of violent protests in Harare.”

16:31

A man lies on the ground after the Zimbabwean army opened fire in central Harare as protests erupted over alleged fraud in the country’s election.

The man died after being shot in the stomach, an AFP photographer said, confirming that he died at the scene. (AFP)


16:29

A Zimbabwean soldier beats a man in a street of Harare as protests erupts over alleged fraud in the country’s election.

One man was shot dead, AFP witnessed, after the Zimbabwean army opened fire in central Harare.

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has called for peace. – AFP


16:23

A top Zanu-PF official has tweeted a a video of cars burning in capital Harare. He says  “anarchists whose pre-occupation is power at any cost” are responsible for the violence currently taking place in the southern African country. 

 

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