Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Political Tsunami Hits Zimbabwe As Mugabe's Government Toppled

Movement For Democratic Change : 105 seats
Zanu-PF : 94 seats
Independent : 1 seat
Not yet announced : 7 seats

Source : BBC

Zimbabwe finally got its long awaited change when Robert Mugabe's ruling Zanu-PF party was finally toppled in an election riddled with fears of vote fraud. Sounds quite familiar, right?

As for the presidential race, MDC claims that their candidate Morgan Tsvangirai won 50.3% of the votes casted, but government newspaper The Herald claims that neither three presidential candidates reached the 50% mark.

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