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President Mugabe of Zimbabwe tells defeated rivals: "Go hang"
President Mugabe of Zimbabwe tells defeated rivals: "Go hang"

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — It was vintage Robert Mugabe. The Zimbabwean president, famous for his acerbic tongue, told defeated election rivals on Monday to commit suicide, declaring that they could "go hang." Mugabe and his ZANU-PF party won a controversial landslide vote in elections last month, though local observers declared the balloting seriously compromised and Western governments expressed concern about the many irregularities. Despite the doubts, rival Morgan Tsvangirai of the Movement for Democratic Change won little support around the region. Mugabe's party won enough seats in the parliament to change the constitution at will. "Those who...

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