In Harare on August 9, supporters of Zimbabwe’s ruling party Zanu-PF proudly display election campaign banners during a rally where party president Emmerson Mnangagwa gives an address.
The upcoming general elections in Zimbabwe, taking place on Wednesday, serve as a transition from the old to the new, regardless of the winner: the 80-year-old incumbent president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, or his main rival, 45-year-old opposition leader Nelson Chamisa. Mnangagwa, who was once favored by former leader Robert Mugabe before the November 2017 coup, has been a prominent government figure since the country gained independence in 1980. He holds an unparalleled position within his cabinet, which will have its final meeting on Monday before the elections.
On the 9th of August, in the vibrant city of Harare, ardent supporters of Zimbabwe’s ruling party, Zanu-PF, proudly showcased their election campaign banners during a spirited rally.
This gathering was graced by the esteemed presence of party president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, who delivered a compelling address.
The upcoming general elections, scheduled for Wednesday, mark a significant turning point for the nation, signifying a transition from the old regime to a new era, regardless of the ultimate victor.
The candidates vying for the presidency are the experienced 80-year-old incumbent, Emmerson Mnangagwa, and his formidable rival, the 45-year-old opposition leader, Nelson Chamisa.
Mnangagwa, once favored by the former leader Robert Mugabe before the events of the November 2017 coup unfolded, has been a prominent figure in the government since Zimbabwe gained its independence in 1980.
His stature within the cabinet is unparalleled, and the eve of the elections brings forth the final gathering of this esteemed council on Monday.
Emmerson Mnangagwa, who was once held in high regard by the former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe, has played a significant role in the government ever since the country achieved independence in 1980.
His position within the cabinet is unmatched, and as the elections draw near, the esteemed council is set to convene for their final meeting on Monday.