Zimbabwe has conducted its first post-Robert Mugabe elections with the nation's 5 million voters considering 23 candidates.

The main contenders in the presidential vote are incumbent Emmerson Mnangagwa of the ruling Zanu-PF party and opposition leader, Nelson Chamisa.

Much focus has been on the foreign media though, who always perceive the exercise to be a recipe for election violence.

Here is a look at how international media outlets have covered the polls: