European Union observers said "a truly level playing field was not achieved" in the election, pointing out the "misuse of state resources, instances of coercion and intimidation, partisan behavior by traditional leaders and overt bias in state media".
Robert Mugabe's old party Zanu PF have claimed victory in the first election held in Zimbabwe since the former dictator was pushed out of office past year.
The EU's assessment is critical in determining whether Zimbabwe can fix its image and attract the foreign investors needed for an economic revival.
The ruling Zanu-PF party has won a majority of seats in parliament, the electoral commission said.
Those who were involved in these acts of violence also besieged Zimbabwe Electoral Commission offices and National Results Centre as well as the Harare International Conference Centre.
A presidential poll will be held on Saturday, September 8, if a candidate does not secure more than 50% of the vote, but it will probably take a couple of days before the results of the presidential poll are declared.
Thousands of supporters of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change chanted anti-government slogans in Harare and faced off against a heavy police presence, fearing that their candidate, Nelson Chamisa, would have the election stolen from him.
"I would like to ask for as fast as possible the release of the presidential election", he said. It cited concerns that the voters' roll had not been released prior to the poll, about a fifth of results from the presidential ballot were not published outside polling stations and that some voters had been "deliberately displaced".
State broadcaster ZBC had reported that the electoral commission would announce the presidential results at 12:30 local time (10:30 GMT), but only parliamentary results were read out.
Tendai Biti, a candidate for opposition party Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), has accused the ruling Zanu-PF regime of plotting to assassinate himself and Chamisa. "The strategy is meant to prepare Zim mentally to accept fake presidential results", he tweeted.
"People are saying how can we vote for poverty that has plagued us for 38 years? We won the popular vote [and] will defend it", Chamisa said on Twitter. You voted for total Change in this past election!
As gunfire echoed through downtown Harare, Mnangagwa called for calm and urge patience while results were collated. Mugabe had ruled the country since gaining independence from Britain in 1980.
Its population of 13 million is struggling amid shortages of foreign currency, unemployment above 80% and lack of foreign investment.
The crowds had been there since the morning but when news came that Zanu-PF had won the majority of seats in parliament and that the presidential results were not ready, the mood turned.
A vendor scurries for cover with her wares as soldiers disperse demonstrators on August 1 2018, in Harare, after protests erupted over alleged fraud in the country's election.
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa blamed the MDC opposition party for the violence, accusing rivals of staging a "disturbance of national peace" to disrupt the electoral process. They vowed not to leave the streets until Zec addressed their issues.
Still, when it arrives, expect this model to be as big as the current iPhone 8 , but with a much larger display. This model might also come in a variety of colors while the pricier models will stick to Apples classics.
Sanders said that President Donald Trump had spoken with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan about Brunson. He wrote: "A total disgrace that Turkey will not release a respected US Pastor, Andrew Brunson, from prison".
But not, interestingly, for the Chinese. "The lobsterman and lobster dealer, yes, but every single person we do business with". No country could have a more unqualified economic team than Trump's, and a majority of Americans are not behind the trade war.
Tesla also said it's working on a new version of its Autopilot semi-autonomous software that will have greater safety features. The company laid off nine percent of its workforce in the second quarter as it attempted to become profitable.
Last season, it was Vettel who led Hamilton going into the summer break, but Hamilton who came out on top in the end. Despite having fresher, and softer, tyres, Vettel struggled to pass Bottas for 25 laps.
They spotted a rare - possibly one-of-a-kind - whale-dolphin hybrid off the coast of Kaua'i while studying marine species there. The hybrid, named Kekaimalu, still lives at the marine mammal park, where she helps teach children about genetics.
She recently branded the Royal Family an "embarrassment" and warned she would hold Meghan responsible if their father dies. And in his latest stunt, the duchess' dad went on to speculate about the babies she and Prince Harry will have.
Female Rebel BBL starts their season from the 9th f December, which is 10 days earlier from the male season of KFC BBL games. Fans of cricket across the world can see the online stream at the official Australian cricket website, and throw its app.
The report added that details of the Priyanka's role are not confirmed as of now but she will be the leading lady. Her first global stint came in 2012 when she launched her worldwide single "In My City" featuring will.i.am.
As a result, the state attorneys are also suing the Trump administration for making the settlement with Wilson. They were not named as defendants in the lawsuit brought by the Washington state attorney general.
Smoking ban in public housing goes into effect Tuesday
Housing authorities, including Memphis, have said they have met with tenants and will work with people to kick the habit. Montgomery said besides health benefits, there are financial benefits to having a smoke-free policy.
US Intelligence: North Korea Is Continuing to Produce ICBMs
And 38 North is also skeptical concerning reports of "secret uranium processing facilities" that have emerged over the last month. The Pentagon said it was "absolutely" considering the possibility of sending personnel to North Korea for this objective .
Facebook market value plunges $120 bil
Facebook's decline significantly outpaced the $91 billion that Intel lost in September of 2000, during the original dot-com bust. More worrisome was the number of daily active users, which grew by just 22 million - the lowest such number since at least 2011.
Arsenal: Capable of Winning the Premier League Title?
With plenty of points to be won and lost, the title race is still very much on and Arsenal will be confident of bridging the gap. Defensively, Arsenal have improved since Shkodran Mustafi joined the club in the summer but there is still room for improvement.