Zimbabwe

Voting Begins in Zimbabwe Elections

Will Mugabe be shown the door?

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 Posing one of the biggest threats to President Robert Mugabe's 33-year grip on power, Zimbabweans flocked to polling stations Wednesday in a presidential election that will determine the course of this southern African country even as suspicions were high that vote-counting could be rigged.

Lines of voters snaked around a school in Harare, where polling booths opened just after the scheduled time of 7 a.m. Wednesday. Many were dressed in heavy coats, scarves and woolen headgear to ward off the winter chill. Some had flasks of hot drinks.