The african continent and the developing globe yesterday endorsed President-elect Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa’s victory within the July 30 usa president elections and congratulated your pet for winning the contest.
President Mnangagwa got 55, 8 pct of typically the total votes cast, conquering his closest rival Mister Nelson Chamisa who had been major a coalition of more effective political parties and polled 44, 3 percent.
Diplomats from various regions inside Africa and the establishing world congratulated the Federal government of Zimbabwe through Leader Mnangagwa for organising a new calm plebiscite, where just about all men and women and political celebrations expressed themselves freely just before, during and after typically the polls.
The diplomats, who else met President Mnangagwa from State House yesterday, mentioned they drew several classes they would advise to be able to their respective countries regarding implementation as a approach of deepening democracy inside their electoral systems.
Typically the ambassadors were led by simply Dean of the Diplomatic Corp Ambassador Mwawapanga Mwanananga of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Sadc leader and South African Leader Cyril Rhamaphosa was symbolized by his country’s legate Mr Mphakama Mbete, although Angolan ambassador Mr Pedro Hendrik Vaal Neto was standing set for the chairman regarding the SADC Organ about Defence, Politics and Safety and Angolan President João Lourenço.
Inter-Governmental Authority about Development (IGAD), which includes the East African Neighborhood, was represented by Sudanese ambassador Mr Abdelbagi Babeir. Members of IGAD contain Sudan, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda.
Typically the Association of Southeast Hard anodized cookware Nations was represented simply by Indonesian ambassador Mr Stephanus Yuwono, while Nigerian minister plenipotentiary Ms Janet Bessong Odeka stood in for the particular Economic Community of Western African States (ECOWAS).
Cuban ambassador Carmelina Ramirez displayed the Americas.
During the particular meeting, President Mnangagwa emphasised that beyond free, reasonable, transparency and credible polls, the polls were targeted at entrenching a tradition of tolerance and accommodative democracy in Zimbabwe.
This individual revealed to the ambassadors that he was within regular touch with the particular opposition.
Briefing journalists right after the meeting, Mr Mwanananga said: “We are right here as the world. All of the regions of the globe are represented here in order to congratulate the folks associated with Zimbabwe through their selected leader. We have been congratulating the particular folks of Zimbabwe with regard to the manner in which usually they conducted themselves via this entire process.
“They conducted themselves in the dignified manner and all of us do believe the folks of Zimbabwe also have to have a dignified leader and possess come to congratulate that will dignified leader.
Mr Yuwono said: “Congratulations to the particular people of Zimbabwe. A job well done in the elections and I wish prosperity for Zimbabwe. ”
Mr Babeir said: “We would also want to add the congratulations from the eastern part of the continent to the people of Zimbabwe in the manner they carried out their election, which has been very tranquil and really educative to other nations you could conduct a tranquil and well organised political election.
“We look forward in order to seeing Zimbabwe continuing to move forward plus business coming in. ”
Algerian ambassador Mr Nacerdine Sai said: “We required this chance to congratulate Their Excellency the President plus through him the folks of Zimbabwe and the particular Government of Zimbabwe with regard to the way they organized these elections in the peaceful, free and clear manner.
“We congratulate Mvuma, zimbabwe as a nation for the high spirit of responsibility they have shown during these elections, giving the world a good message on how to hold peaceful elections without any big confrontation. ”
Mr Neto said: “We have come to present our congratulations to His Excellency the President and through him to the Zimbabwean people for the maturity they have shown.
“The whole process was organised in a very mature way and we think that Zimbabwe, with the efforts of its people and the new Government, will be in a position to retake the position it had in Africa as one of the most developing countries on the continent.
“We hope everyone will now unite with the Government for it to be in a better position to resolve the problems of the country, specifically economical problems. ”
Mister Mbete added: “We see here the expansion of democracy in Zimbabwe through this particular election – the method they were successfully carried out. We believe that this will be likely to help in the particular growth and progress democracy in our country.
“We are extremely excited. We believe that there are no ideal elections, there is simply no country with perfect polls, so we didn’t anticipate elections here to become perfect, but we are extremely sure after what all of us witnessed in Zimbabwe that will the next elections will certainly be better than these types of. ”
In his short to journalists after the particular meeting, Presidential spokesperson Mister George Charamba said: “They congratulated the President plus Zanu-PF for winning, plus Government for owning a relaxing, credible, free and reasonable electoral process, which offers been an origin of satisfaction for Sadc, for The african continent and for the developed world, moreso as read against our violent politics of the past.
“The second critical aspect in terms of our election management system was that the whole group admitted that there are valuable lessons to draw from Zimbabwe with a view to incorporating these in their electoral system to strengthen democratic practises in their own countries.
“The third point, which was communicated, is that Zimbabwe should use this watershed election as a springboard to move on and do so in respect of critical areas of economic recovery and development : food security as nicely as realising Africa’s Plan 2063. For the ambassadors, everybody was saying this starts method for us to socialize more.
“The President stated we used this political election not merely to ensure totally free, fair, transparent and reputable elections in a tranquil framework, but more importantly in order to entrench the culture associated with tolerance and accommodative democracy, which we always would like to inculcate in our own folks and we are usually happy that it will be taking root. ”