Morgan Tsvangirai’s rise from labor leader to Zimbabwe prime minister and presidential contender ended last week in his heaviest ever electoral defeat at the hands of Robert Mugabe. Now some analysts believe he may have to quit politics.
Five years after standing on the brink of electoral defeat, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe was inaugurated to extend his 33-year rule with renewed power at home and acceptance from neighboring countries.
Most Zimbabwean polling stations closed in an election that will decide whether President Robert Mugabe will extend his 33-year rule amid claims by his opponents that a flawed electoral roll threatened a free vote.
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe was re-elected and won the two-thirds legislative majority his party needs to change the constitution as his main rival urged African leaders to overturn what he said was a fraudulent vote.
Madagascar’s President Andry Rajoelina will attend the next meeting of the Southern African Development Community if they are willing to sign an accord that recognizes him as head of a transitional government, the Express reported.