1. National

Concern over Mugabe vote win

Robert Mugabe has been declared the winner of Zimbabwe's election amid international concern over the conduct of the poll that secured his re-election.

View all 53 updates ›

Zimbabweans face third Mugabe-Tsvangirai showdown

Zimbabweans go to the polls today in a fiercely contested election pitting President Robert Mugabe against Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai, who has vowed to push Africa's oldest leader into retirement after 33 years in power.

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe (left) and Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai. Credit: ITV News/Klaus-Dietmar Gabbert/DPA/Press Association Images

Both sides are forecasting landslide wins, but the bigger question is whether the losing candidate will accept the result of a poll dogged by logistical problems and allegations of vote-rigging.

More on this story