Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has congratulated Zimbabwe President-Elect Emmerson Mnangagwa for winning the country’s presidential election.

In his congratulatory message, President Kenyatta said the mandate bestowed on Cde Mnangagwa by the citizens of Zimbabwe is a clear affirmation of their high regard and confidence in his able leadership.

He noted that Kenya and Zimbabwe enjoy cordial relations founded on common historical experience, in particular, the struggle against colonialism saying he looks forward to continuing working with President-Elect Mnangagwa to further deepen the two countries bilateral relations.