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Robert Mugabe has served as prime minister of Zimbabwe since 1980, and has been the nation's president since 1987. He has been re-elected to the presidency multiple times, but elections have reportedly been tainted by fraud and voter intimidation.
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In early August, Zimbabwe's election commission declared Mugabe the victor in the presidential race. He earned 61 percent of the vote with his opponent Tsvangirai receiving only 34 percent, according to BBC News. Tsvangirai is expected to launch a legal challenge against the election results. According to the Guardian newspaper,
Tsvangirai said the election did "not the reflection of the will of the people. I don't think that even those in Africa that have committed acts of ballot rigging have done it such a brazen manner."
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