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July 24, 2013

Zimbabwe's election uncertainty

Will this election set a tone for the future of Zimbabwe?
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An elderly Zimbabwean woman casts her vote with some help at a voting station in Harare, Zimbabwe, 27 June 2008. (EPA/STR)

As Zimbabwe heads to the polls many observers are questioning the election process. President Robert Mugabe said the vote will be fair. His challenger, Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai, has united opposition parties but still argues the vote is rigged. So, will elections in Zimbabwe be “free and fair”? Join the conversation at 1930 GMT.

On today's episode of The Stream, we speak to: 

Garikai Chengu @ChenguGold
Graduate student at the Institute for African Research at Harvard University

 

Nigel Mugamu @SirNige
Blogger

Betty Makoni @Betty_Makoni
Gender activist
 
Ralph Black
US representative of the President of the MDC and MDC party

What do you think? Leave your thoughts in the comments below.

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