Move to disqualify Mugabe denied

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The Independent Online

A panel of MPs in charge of rewriting Zimbabwe's constitution says it it has not reached any conclusions about imposing an age limit for the presidency.

State media reports have said there are moves by opponents of President Robert Mugabe, 88, to disqualify him from contesting new polls.

The all-party Parliamentary Constitution Select Committee said yesterday that it has "not yet deliberated" on a reported age limit of 70.