Chinese President Xi Jinping and Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, watch a performance by Zimbabwean traditional dancers upon his arrival in Harare, Zimbabwe, Tuesday
Supporters of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe cheer upon his arrival for the opening of the first session of the eighth Parliament of Zimbabwe in Harare
A woman, wearing a scarf bearing portraits of Robert Mugabe, attends Mugabe’s swearing-in ceremony in Harare.
Supporters of Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe at the Heroes Day commemorations in Harare, on Monday, at which he told critics of his disputed re-election to “go hang”, dismissing his rivals as “western-sponsored stooges”. The liberation war anniversary rally was boycotted by his principal challenger, Morgan Tsvangirai, of the Movement for Democratic Change, which filed a court challenge on Friday against the landslide win of Mugabe and his Zanu-PF party in the July 31 vote, alleging widespread rigging and intimidation.
Supporters of Zimbabwe’s prime minister climb a tree during an election rally in Harare on Monday. Zimbabweans go to the polls on July 31 to choose between veteran President Robert Mugabe and long-time rival, Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai. Mr Mugabe on Sunday made his final call for peaceful voting as he vowed that the upcoming crunch election will be free and fair.