Robert Mugabe Breaking News: Zimbabwe's Mugabe Re-elected, Rival Vows Court Challenge

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Africa's oldest leader Robert Mugabe was declared winner of Zimbabwe's disputed election. His main rival, Morgan Tsvangirai, dismissed the result as a fraud and said he would challenge it in court and in regional forums. Zimbabwe's longtime President Robert Mugabe won 61 percent of the presidential vote, trailed by opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai at 33 percent, election officials announced. The 89-year-old Mugabe has been in power for 33 years and will serve another five-year term. Allegations of vote-rigging flowed in Zimbabwe, with reports of fake registration cards, voters turned away from the polls and people appearing on voters' lists four times with different IDs. Even before results were announced, the main opposition camp said longtime President Robert Mugabe stole the election, which his supporters denied.

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