Zimbabwe run-off poll predicted

source: BBC News

Zimbabwe could be heading for a presidential run-off within three weeks, according to the state-owned Herald newspaper.

The first official indication of the result of Saturday’s election says that neither President Robert Mugabe nor his main challenger gained 50% of the vote.

Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai says he won the poll but denies discussing Mr Mugabe’s departure.

Election officials say the verification of presidential results has begun.

They say that the votes are being verified and [continue reading]

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