People are voting for the first time in nearly four decades but the name of former authoritarian leader Mugabe is not on the ballot. Zimbabweans have been turning out in large numbers – forming long lines at polling stations around the country.
In the early 2000s their farms were forcefully seized. Over 18 years later, Zimbabwe's white farmers are still seeking compensation. Now they are suing South Africa for helping Robert Mugabe suppress their case.
Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has denied reports of a rift between himself and his deputy, a former army general who led the coup that toppled longtime ruler Robert Mugabe.
Emmerson Mnangagwa has taken the oath of office following an election victory that was disputed by the main opposition. He has held the post since November following the resignation of longtime leader Robert Mugabe.
Zimbabwe's electoral commission has declared Emmerson Mnangagwa president with 50.8 percent of the vote. Calling the results "fake," opposition candidate Nelson Chamisa has vowed to launch a legal challenge.
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