Zimbabwe president closes in on victory as results roll in

Members of the military patrol the streets of the capital Harare, Zimbabwe, August 2, 2018. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a former spy chief installed after Robert Mugabe’s removal in a November coup, closed in on victory on Thursday in an election marred by the deaths of six people in an army crackdown on opposition protests. With nine of the southern African nation’s 10 provinces declared, 75-year-old Mnangagwa […]

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