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Farewell Mugabe? Zimbabwe Elections Could End Strong Man's Rule

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A woman and a child walk past election posters of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe in Harare July 30, 2013. Heavily armed riot police deployed in potential election flashpoints in Zimbabwe on Tuesday on the eve of a poll showdown between Mugabe and Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai that remains too close to call. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko (ZIMBABWE - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS) - RTX124W4

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe is seeking to extend his 33-year rule in this week's elections.

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And his challenger is once again opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai.

The rivals have been sharing power since 2009, in a deal to end the conflict and violence that marred the last presidential election.

Anchor Carol Hills speaks with the BBC's Brian Hungwe in Zimbabwe's capital of Harare.

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