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Zimbabwe’s Mugabe, 89, sworn in for 5 more years

August 23, 2013 • World News


Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe attends his inauguration in Harare, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013. Mugabe, 89, was sworn in for a five-year term on Thursday after Zimbabwe’s highest court on Tuesday threw out a legal challenge that alleged the July 31 elections won by President Robert Mugabe were marred by fraud. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Military jets tore overhead, colorful balloons floated aloft and spectators pounced on free fast food on Thursday at the inauguration of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who delivered a searing rebuke of Western countries for their criticism of the disputed election that has extended the former guerrilla’s tight grip on power well into its Login to read more

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