MDC Alliance protest at Rainbow Towers hotel where ZEC is announcing results. They accuse ZANU PF and ZEC of rigging.
Journalists politely told to “put your equipment and phones away or risk losing them” by youths protesting. Police fire tear gas around Fourth Street Terminus and the area around the ZANU-PF district office.
A group of Chamisa supporters protesting against ZEC outside HICCGunshots in Harare during an opposition protest against Zimbabwe’s election results. The area near the Rainbow Towers has become a war zone. MDC Alliance youths are undeterred. They’re engaged in running battles with police.
Zimbabwean anti-riot police officers stand guard and close the gate of the Rainbow Towers where the election’s results were announced, as supporters of the opposition party Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) protest against alleged widespread fraud by the election authority and ruling party, in Harare.
Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF party won the most seats in parliament, official results showed on August 1, 2018, but EU observers criticised the Zimbabwe elections for being held on an “un-level playing field”. (AFP)
Violence has broken out in Harare pic.twitter.com/ga7TrVhB1Y
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A group of Chamisa supporters protesting against ZEC outside HICC pic.twitter.com/FXOQeYFGWV
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