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Official: Mugabe wins presidential poll

2013-08-03 18:25

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Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe could be pushing for power when her husband dies or retires, after she made claims that she works closely with President Robert Mugabe’s two deputies.

Harare - Eighty-nine year old Robert Mugabe was declared the run-away winner of Zimbabwe's controversial presidential election on Saturday, extending his 33-year rule.

Official results announced by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission reported Mugabe garnered 61% of the vote again the 34% won by challenger Morgan Tsvangirai.

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