May 2, 2008 / 5:17 PM / in 11 years

Zimbabwe's Mugabe to contest run-off vote-aide

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe accepted that he had lost the country’s presidential elections and will contest a run-off vote, his election agent said on Friday.

“The presidential result as announced do not reflect the genuine expression of the will of the Zimbabwean people given the many anomalies, malpractices, deflation of figures relating to ZANU-PF candidates,” chief election agent Emmerson Mnangagwa told reporters.

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