Emmerson Mnangagwa Takes Over As Zimbabwe President

Harare, Nov 24 (IANS) Former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, whose recent ousting prompted a military takeover in Zimbabwe, was sworn in as President on Friday, triggering an uncertain phase in the country’s history following the end of Robert Mugabe’s 37-year reign. The swearing-in ceremony of Mnangagwa, a high-profile member of the ruling ZANU-PF party, took place at the capital’s National Sports Stadium and was witnessed by tens of thousands of jubilant Zimbabweans. Dignitaries, including leaders from…