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Zimbabwe's opposition leader Chamisa wants court to declare him winner or call fresh election - lawyer

Reuters Last Updated at 10 Aug 2018, 20:08 IST

JOHANNESBURG, Aug 10 (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's opposition leader Nelson Chamisa wants the Constitutional Court to declare him winner or call fresh elections, his lawyer said on Friday, minutes after filing a court challenge against President Emmerson Mnangagwa's election victory.

According to results from the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission, Mnangagwa polled 2.46 million votes against 2.15 million for the 40-year-old Chamisa. The opposition said the result was rigged.

(Reporting by MacDonald Dzirutwe; editing by Andrew Roche)

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