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Mugabe party claims Zimbabwe presidential victory.

Last modified: 1 Aug 2013 11:28

A senior member of Zimbabwe  President Robert Mugabe's ZANU-PF party claimed Thursday that the veteran leader had won the hard-fought presidential election.

"We have romped (to victory) in a very emphatic manner. We have defeated the MDC," a top party member told AFP news agency.

The member said that Mugabe had won against his longtime rival Morgan Tsvangirai and that the party had retaken many urban parliamentary seats. - AFP