"That's a normal thing it you go into a process and join in a competition where there are only two outcomes, win or lose, you can be both, you either win or lose, if you lose then you must surrender to those who have won. If you win those who have lost must also surrender" He said
Mr Mugabe, through a series of violent and suspect elections, has ruled Zimbabwe for 33 years without interruption since it gained independence from Britain.
He has denied any attempts to rig the vote, declaring: "We have done no cheating." He said