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Emmerson Mnangagwa must act fast to prove he is better than Robert Mugabe

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The time of the crocodile

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Zimbabwe’s new politics

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Zimbabwe’s new president

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HAVING promised at his inauguration on November 24th to “hit the ground running”, Emmerson Mnangagwa has no time to lose. Somehow, he must persuade Zimbabweans that he can improve their lives after 37 years of despotism and decline under Robert Mugabe. Already people have been chuffed by one striking change: the police are almost nowhere to be seen on the streets of Harare, the capital, whereas previously they were ubiquitous, shaking down …



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Publish date : 2017-11-30 15:56:07

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