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Zimbabweans Remain Optimistic as They Vote In Historic Election

Zimbabweans are hoping for change after 37 years under the rule of Mugabe.

All eyes are on Zimbabwe, as the country heads to the poll to vote in a historic election: the first since the ousting of Robert Mugabe who ruled the country or 37 years.

The race is between incumbent President and Mugabe successor, Emmerson Mnangagwa and 40 year-old lawyer and pastor Nelson Chaimsa, who hopes to become the country's youngest leader in history. There are 21 other candidates on the ballot as well.

The youth will play a crucial role in determining the outcome of this election, as many first-time voters under the age of 35 will cast ballots today.

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