Millions Vote in Zimbabwe General Election
HARARE — JOHANNESBURG — Millions of Zimbabweans are voting in a tense election pitting incumbent President Robert Mugabe against his arch-rival, Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai. Soon after polls opened, the opposition complained about voting irregularities. It did not take long for Zimbabwe’s opposition to dispute the nation’s hotly contested presidential election.
Mugabe is running for president for the fifth time. At 89 years of age he is the oldest national leader in the world.
Mugabe told journalists on the eve of elections that he would step aside if he loses. He is being challenged by Morgan Tsvangirai, who is running for the third time.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at Voice of America - Zimbabwe