Live: #ZimElections2018 – the first voting after Mugabe
Liberia’s former President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, is one of the many international observers at watching the polls in Zimbabwe.
She’s been talking to the BBC Newsday’s Julian Keane at the David Livingstone Primary School in the capital, Harare.
I think this is an exciting moment for Zimbabweans to change the course of their country through their votes. The long queues tell us that they are very enthusiastic about this opportunity to ensure they are part of this process.
We want to see Zimbabwe stand out as another example of people having the right, without any kind of repression, given the full right to be able to vote.”
Listen to more of what she had to say: