As Zimbabwe prepares to head to voting polls, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said that Monday's elections will be free and fair.
Since the removal of Robert Mugabe who remained in power for nearly 20 years, both parties will be facing its very first election.
Whilst the race has been described as the 'tightest contest for the presidency' between the ruling Zanu-PF and its rival, Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) – Mnangagwa is confident that his political party will win the elections.
He says Zimbabweans need to celebrate the fact that his government has brought about democracy.— Clement Manyathela, EWN reporter
He says, despite the fact that there are 55 parties that are contesting this years elections... doesn't mean that Zanu-PF is in trouble.— Clement Manyathela, EWN reporter
EWN reporter, Clement Manyathela is reporting live from Harare, Zimbabwe: