Harare - Robert Mugabe's party says it has withdrawn an
unauthorised message on its Twitter feed claiming a resounding victory in
Zimbabwe's national elections.
Mugabe's Zanu-PF party posted a disclaimer on Thursday
saying it awaited the release of results by the state election commission, the
only body allowed under the law to announce the outcome of massive voting on
But witnesses said figures displayed outside polling
stations in the Mbare township of Harare, a stronghold of Prime Minister Morgan
Tsvangirai since polls in 2002, showed Mugabe winning there.
Tsvangirai's party is claiming widespread electoral fraud.
Witnesses said it won just four of 26 parliament seats in the eastern
Manicaland province it had dominated.
Extra police, some in riot gear, deployed in Harare on