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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe went for matching accessories during a February celebration of his 91st birthday. He appears not to be a fan of goats. JEKESAI NJIKIZANA/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An old one hundred trillion Zimbabwean dollar note on top of a pile of other old Zimbabwean notes of various denominations in Harare, Thursday. Starting next week, Zimbabweans will be able to exchange their trillions for up to $5 U.S. Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP hide caption

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A Zimbabwean woman casts her ballot at a polling station in Domboshava, 37 miles north of Harare, on Wednesday. Alexander Joe/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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NPR's Ofeibea Quist-Arcton on Zimbabwean elections

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Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe (left) greets South African President Nelson Mandela in Harare, Zimbabwe, in 1998. The two men have shaped their countries in dramatically different ways. Rob Cooper/AP hide caption

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