The former president, however, said Chamisa "seems to be doing well". He indicated, however, that Chamisa was the only viable candidate.
"I can not vote for those who have reduced me to this condition", Mugabe said from his home in Harare.
Zimbabwe goes to the polls Monday in its first election since Mugabe was forced to resign last November after 37 years in power, with allegations mounting of voter fraud and predictions of a disputed result.
But the bulk of his two-hour long missive was a hint at that he would vote for opposition MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa on Monday because ZANU-PF had caused him too much pain. I wish to meet him if he wins. "And let us accept the verdict".
The lawyer and pastor emerged to lead the main opposition party after the death earlier this year of its leader Morgan Tsvangirai, who for years had been Mugabe's top challenger in elections. What began with optimism crumbled into repression, alleged vote-rigging, intimidation of the opposition, violent land seizures from white farmers and years of worldwide sanctions. Mnangagwa has repeatedly declared Zimbabwe "open for business" since he took office, but a credible election is key to lifting global sanctions and opening the door to badly needed investment in a country whose economy has long collapsed.
Mnangagwa, a former Mugabe confidante, has tried to recast himself as a voice for reform, inviting back Western dozens of election observers and pledging a free and fair vote.
Mr Mnangagwa and his rival Nelson Chamisa held final election rallies yesterday and both vowed to rebuild an economy shattered by Mr Mugabe's long rule.
He blamed "evil and malicious characters" for his resignation, which was met with a joyous outpouring by thousands of people in the capital, Harare, and elsewhere. "I was regarded now as an enemy but if the coup was to protect me how come I'm treated now as an opponent", he said.
Mnangagwa, known as "the crocodile", an animal famed in Zimbabwean lore for its stealth and ruthlessness, was removed as vice president by Mugabe last November to make way for his wife, Grace, to seize power, analysts say.
As we all know, just increasing the pixel count doesn't automatically mean the image quality is going to be better. With the IMX586 Sony uses a Quad Bayer filter that merges four adjacent pixels together for low light shooting.
Alisson played a pivotal part in the Roma side which unexpectedly reached the last four of the Champions League last season. Of course, there's more to this than just translating his Serie A numbers over to the Premier League .
Tesla's share price is now down 4.22 per cent, after hitting a low of 4.3 per cent in pre-market trading this morning. The WSJ calls the sum "meaningful", and reports that the refunds are on payments made since 2016.
In addition, the company said in a recent filing it may need consent from regulators in 14 countries and the European Union. 21st Century Fox announced the results at a special shareholders' meeting in New York, Reuters reported.
Currently, India doesn't have a resident mission in Rwanda , but is administered through the high commission in Kampala. In the education sector, Modi announced a donation of 100,000 NCERT books for school going children of Uganda.
Argentine forward Messi topped the scoring charts with 34 goals in Barcelona's third La Liga title win in the last four seasons. At the ceremony in London in September, FIFA will make awards to the best goalkeeper, the best goal, and a fan award.
Although police said there was no evidence yet the attack was racially-motivated, some demonstrators said they believed otherwise. Kaiser Medical in Richmond filed a restraining order against him after he was accused of threatening to kill an employee in 2016.
Mars Close Approach: Here's what you'll see from Earth
During opposition, Mars is especially photogenic because it can be seen fully illuminated by the Sun as viewed from Earth. In 2003, Mars and Earth were at their closest in almost 60,000 years, coming within 34.6 million miles of each other.
See the dark side of the moon
NASA, meanwhile, has called out social media hoaxers claiming that Mars will appear as big as the moon during the eclipse . The total eclipse would be visible over most of Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa and South America on Friday and Saturday.
Trump Demands Immediate Release Of US Pastor
Interested in Turkey? Add Turkey as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Turkey news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Pence said Erdogan should allow Brunson to return to the United States "now or be prepared to face the consequences".
Israel Evacuates Syria's 'White Helmets' to Jordan
Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) administers a buffer zone between the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights and Syria. A number of those evacuated were from the White Helmets volunteer rescue group, known as the Syrian Civil Defense .
Xiaomi Mi A2 and A2 Lite Launched
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