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Chamisa votes, exudes confidence of winning Zimbabwean poll

By Reuters | Published Mon, July 30th 2018 at 12:03, Updated July 30th 2018 at 12:25 GMT +3

Zimbabwean oppostion Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader Nelson Chamisa casts his ballot in the country's general elections in Harare, Zimbabwe, July 30, 2018. [PHOTO: REUTERS/Mike Hutchings]

Zimbabwe’s main opposition candidate, Nelson Chamisa, on Monday cast his vote in the first election since the removal of former president Robert Mugabe, telling a cheering crowd: “Victory is certain, the people have spoken.”

Chamisa, a 40-year-old lawyer and preacher, is facing off against 75-year-old President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a former intelligence chief and one-time ally of Mugabe.


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