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Mugabe sworn in after disputed Zimbabwean election

Mugabe sworn in after disputed Zimbabwean election

HARARE, Zimbabwe (CNN) — President Robert Mugabe was sworn in Sunday after the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission declared he overwhelmingly won the country’s disputed runoff election.
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Not In This Africa

Not In This Africa

here was a time when a stolen election in an African state, with a few hundred dead, would hardly have raised eyebrows—let alone been condemned by leaders of neighboring countries. In the days of Zaire’s Mobutu Sese Seko and Uganda’s Idi Amin, mass murder was more the rule than the exception; so it was in Rwanda 14 years ago, and, more recently, in Congo and Sudan. Throughout it all, most African leaders kept carefully quiet, loath to publicly criticize their colleagues.
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Living on Pennies

Living on Pennies

some details, such as timing and description of movements, in the following are altered for the safety of NEWSWEEK’s reporter.
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