African Union

08/01/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 08/01/2018 15:46

Statement of H.E. Hailemariam Dessalegn Boshe Head of the African Union Election Mission to the Harmonized Election in Zimbabwe on the post Election Developments in Zimbabwe

Harare, 1 August 2018- H.E. Hailemariam Dessalegn Boshe views with concern the unfolding post-election developments in Zimbabwe, and calls on all stakeholders, particularly political leaders and their supporters, to exercise restraint and avoid violent confrontation. He also calls on security agencies to equally exercise restraint and ensure the safety of all citizens.

H.E Hailemariam Dessalegn Boshe reiterates his statement released on 1 August 2018, in which he called on any aggrieved parties to channel their grievances through appropriate legal channels.

Stakeholders are therefore encouraged to work together to build Zimbabwe and move the country forward.