HARARE- Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced that the country will hold their general elections on July 30.
These elections will be the first since the over throwing of former long time leader Robert Mugabe after he was forced out by the military in November last year.
The BBC is reporting Mnangagwa made the announcement on Wednesday morning.
The election, Mnangagwa will be facing Movement of Democratic Change opposition leader, 40-year-old Nelson Chamisa and other host of political candidates according to the report.
In past election the there has been a host of allegations of rigging and corruption, Mnangagwa insisted on Monday the election will be free and fair. The government also announcing the the EU will be sending their election observers for the first time in 16 years.
According to eNCA report, 5.5 million Zimbabweans have registered to vote.
We have said time and again we will hold free and fair #elections and we are fulfilling this commitment.
— President of Zimbabwe (@edmnangagwa) May 28, 2018