Africa Update: Zimbabwean Election Sham After weeks of uncertainty, Robert Mugabe was declared the winner of a run-off election and sworn in as Zimbabwe's president amid a climate of violence. Farai Chideya talks with Machivenyika Mapuranga, Zimbabwe's Ambassador to the United States, about the current state of the nation.
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Africa Update: Zimbabwean Election Sham

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Africa Update: Zimbabwean Election Sham

Africa Update: Zimbabwean Election Sham

Africa Update: Zimbabwean Election Sham

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After weeks of uncertainty, Robert Mugabe was declared the winner of a run-off election and sworn in for a sixth term as Zimbabwe's president after opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai withdrew amid a climate of fear.

Farai Chideya talks with Machivenyika Mapuranga, Zimbabwe's Ambassador to the United States, about the current state of the nation.

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