MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai and former president Robert Mugabe ZIMBABWE is set to have its first elections in nearly two decades without veteran politicians, Robert Mugabe and Morgan Tsvangirai, the two men whose epic duels have for years reduced other political leaders and their parties to mere spectators. This follows the shock ouster of Mugabe by the military and his ZANU-PF party, and the mooted retirement of his arch rival, Tsvangirai, on health grounds. ZANU-PF dismissed Mugabe as leader in November last year after the veteran ruler lost control of his party following his decision to fire his deputy, Emmerson Mnangagwa. Mnangagwa’s ejection from both party and government back-fired when the military stepped in and sided…