Zimbabwean economy faces uncertainty after controversial election result

Emmerson Mnangagwa
Emmerson Mnangagwa triumphed in this week’s controversial presidential election
GovernmentZA

Zimbabwe’s economy faces an uncertain future after controversial elections, marred by violence, returned the incumbent president to power.

The results of the Zimbabwean presidential election that took place on July 30 were announced today (August 3), with Emmerson Mnangagwa receiving 50.8% of the vote, returning him to power.

Mnangagwa became president last November after a coup ousted Robert Mugabe, who had governed Zimbabwe for 37 years. This week’s election was the first time in Zimbabwe’s

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