Zimbabwe’s main opposition party has confirmed that it will not seek to overturn the presidential election result in court.
Official results show that incumbent President Emmerson Mnangagwa won last month’s poll with close to 53% of the vote, which international observers said fell short of democratic standards.
He is now due to be sworn in shortly.
Citizens Coalition for Change leader Nelson Chamisa has called for a fresh election – but once the president has taken his oath of office, that will be difficult to do.
Several heads of state from the southern African region – and representatives from China and Belarus have begun arriving ahead of the inauguration.