"To all my colleagues (losing presidential candidates) and other political parties who contested in the just-ended harmonized elections, especially those represented in parliament, I exhort us to commit ourselves collectively to develop out motherland ..."
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed also said the World Bank "soon" plans to provide $1 billion in direct budgetary assistance, a sign of confidence after years of unrest in Africa's second most populous nation. Such assistance stopped after the disputed 2005 elections.
McCain’s plane was shot down during a combat mission over Vietnam in 1967. He spent 5½ years in captivity, including two years in solitary confinement, and was subjected to frequent beatings and torture that left a permanent disability.
While the ruling Zanu-PF party celebrated its court victory, the opposition MDC Alliance which lodged the formal challenge to President Mnangagwa’s July 30th election victory, alleging that the election was rigged, was not.
In his tweet, which claimed that some white farmers are being killed as happened in Zimbabwe, President Trump wrote: “I have asked Secretary of State @SecPompeo to closely study the South Africa land and farm seizures and expropriations and the large scale killing of farmers.
“We were not surprised by the court’s decision. The election results were firmly in line with all the pre-election polling, and were entirely consistent with the final tally of ZESN, the largest body of independent observers."
"In the final analysis, the court finds the applicant has failed to place before it clear, direct, sufficient and credible evidence" of irregularities, said Chief Justice Luke Malaba in his ruling at the Constitutional Court in Harare.