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Chamisa, who heads the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), narrowly lost to Emmerson Mnangagwa in Zimbabwe's first election since the ousting of long-time ruler Robert Mugabe last year.
Mnangagwa, whose victory in the July 30 polls was challenged by the main opposition, pledged to "protect and promote the rights of Zimbabweans" in an inauguration ceremony attended by thousands.
The comments are in sharp contrast with President Emmerson Mnangagwa's previous efforts to woo Western governments.
Prosectors had opposed bail, saying the accused -- 19 men and eight women -- were "linked" to the deaths of six people when the army opened fire on opposition supporters.
In a Harare store specialising in decorative copper products, manager Christine said many Zimbabweans "want to run away" after a deadly crackdown on protesters alleging rigging.
Zimbabwe Election: Opposition party due to appear in court today, 24 arrested over post-election violence
The appearance by 24 people arrested in a police raid at opposition MDC headquarters comes a day after President Emmerson Mnangagwa was declared the winner.
Zimbabwe's closely-watched elections began with Monday's peaceful vote but turned deadly 48 hours later when the military fired on protesters and six people were killed.
Zimbabwe opposition urge transparency in results, accuses President Emmerson Mnangagwa of vote-rigging
The opposition said it will challenge in court the results of the election, which Mnangagwa won with just over 50 per cent of the vote.
He charged that the ZEC had denied his Movement for Democratic Change party access to the results before the announcement that Mnangagwa had won by the narrowest margin of 50.8 percent.
The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) announced that Mnangagwa, 75, received 2,460,463 votes, representing 50.8 per cent of the total votes, reports Xinhua news agency.
With nine out of ten provinces declared yesterday, Mnangagwa had 2,147,505 votes to Chamisa's 1,929,704, according to tallies from the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission.
The EU mission found an "improved political climate, but (an) un-level playing field and lack of trust in the process," it said in a statement.
If required, Zimbabwe's 5.6 million registered voters would be asked to return to the polls to vote in a presidential run-off on September 8.
About 5.5 million people were registered to vote in this southern African nation anxious for change after economic and political paralysis during the nearly four-decade rule of the 94-year-old Mugabe.
Under his predecessor Robert Mugabe, white farmers were evicted in favour of landless black people from 2000 by a controversial policy that wrecked agriculture and triggered an economic collapse.