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Zimbabwe President Mugabe re-elected amid fraud claims

The electoral commission in Zimbabwe has declared that President Robert Mugabe has won a seventh term in office.

Mr Mugabe, 89, won 61% of the vote.

The main opposition party, led by Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai, has already called the election a "sham" alleging there was massive fraud and says it will not accept the result.

William Hague, the Foreign Secretary, commended the Zimbabwean people for a peaceful election, but said he was concerned about voting irregularities.

Nomsa Maseko reports.

  • 03 Aug 2013
  • From the section Africa
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