Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa who has been declared the winner with the narrowest margin ever today has said that he was humbled to win the first post Mugabe election.
President Mnangagwa becomes the second President of Zimbabwe since the country gained independence.
"Thank you Zimbabwe! I am humbled to be elected President of the Second Republic of Zimbabwe," he said through twitter.
He has described the historic election as a new beginning for his country.
"Though we may have been divided at the polls, we are united in our dreams. This is a new beginning," the message added.
"Let us join hands, in peace, unity & love, & together build a new Zimbabwe for all!"
However, the opposition claims the election was marred with fraudulement.