Zimbabwe

Tsvangirai declares polls 'null and void'

2013-08-01 12:35

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Grace Mugabe set to take key Zanu-PF position
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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's wife, Grace, has reportedly accepted a nomination for the position of secretary of Zanu-PF's Women's League, marking her first move into frontline politics.

Harare - Zimbabwe Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai dismissed Wednesday's election as a "huge farce" and said the results were invalid because of intimidation and ballot-rigging by President Robert Mugabe's ruling party, which is claiming victory.

"This has been a huge farce," Tsvangirai told a news conference at his MDC party's headquarters in Harare. "In our view, that election is null and void."

Listen to Morgan Tsvangirai addressing a press conference below:

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