HARARE, Aug. 22 (Xinhua) -- Zimbabwe's veteran leader Robert Mugabe on Thursday was swore in for another presidential term and remains Africa's oldest ruler at the age of 89.
Mugabe took the oath that was administered by chief justice Godfrey Chidyausiku shortly before 12 o'clock local time (10:00 GMT)
"I Robert Gabriel Mugabe swear that I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to Zimbabwe and observe the laws of Zimbabwe. So help me God," Mugabe said. "I will defend the constitution and all other laws of Zimbabwe. And I will promote whatever to advance and oppose what may harm Zimbabwe."