Le chef de file de l'opposition au Zimbabwe, Nelson Chamisa
, a mis en garde contre "une periode de tensions'' apres la confirmation vendredi par la Haute Cour de l'interdiction des manifestations de son Mouvement pour le changement democratique (MDC).
Earlier, MDC leader Nelson Chamisa
said many of the party's members had been detained including four MPs.
So before the recent elections, the leader of the main opposition MDC-Alliance, the youthful Nelson Chamisa
(age 40 years) showed a worrisome side of his personality by egregiously indulging in schoolboy politics, until he crowned it all, a week before Election Day, with a press conference where he told the nation that, judging by the size of the crowds at his rallies, the people of Zimbabwe had already given him the mandate to rule and if the presidential result did not confirm is victory he would not accept it.
Furthermore, mere hours after losing the election by a narrow margin, presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa
of the Movement for Democratic Change challenged the result, arguing that figures presented by the Zimbabwe Election Commission don't add up.
The 75-year-old Mnangagwa, who took power from his mentor Mugabe with the military's help in November , said "my door is open and my arms are outstretched" to main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa
after the Constitutional Court on Friday rejected opposition claims of vote-rigging and upheld the president's narrow July 30 victory.
The main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa
brought a case before the court to contest his loss at the poll, which he said was "fraudulent and illegal."
Mnangagwa of the ruling ZANU-PF party won the election with 50.8 percent of the vote -- just enough to meet the 50 percent threshold needed to avoid a run-off against the main opposition led by Nelson Chamisa
, who scored 44.3 percent.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Nelson Chamisa
, the leader of the main opposition coalition in Zimbabwe, rejected the Constitutional Court ruling on Saturday which endorsed incumbent President Emmerson Mnangagwa's victory in the July 30 presidential vote.
The opposition said the vote was rigged in favour of President Emmerson Mnangagwa.The Zanu-PF candidate won the poll with 50.8 per cent of the vote, beating Nelson Chamisa
of the Movement for Democratic Change.
In a unanimous ruling of the nine judges of the country's top court, Chief Justice Luke Malaba said opposition leader Nelson Chamisa
had failed to prove allegations of fraud during the presidential vote.
The July 30 election, which pitted President Emmerson Mnangagwa's Zanu PF party against Nelson Chamisa
's MDC Alliance, was expected to place Zimbabwe on a new trajectory that would help put the country's economy back on its feet and unite the nation, long polarized along political lines.