Zimbabwe

Mugabe votes, vows free and fair polls

2013-07-31 13:12

Harare - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe dismissed allegations of vote rigging in elections on Wednesday, saying that is just "politicking".

"That's politicking, they want to find a way out," said Mugabe after casting his ballot at a primary school in the capital's Highfield township.

"I am sure people will vote freely and fairly, there is no pressure being exerted on anyone.

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"So far so good," added Mugabe, who is seeking to extend his 33-year rule.

Mugabe, already Africa's oldest leader, is running for election for the seventh and perhaps final time.

For all Zimbabwe election stories please visit our Zimbabwe Special Report Page.

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