HEADLINE Mnangagwa sworn in as Zimbabwe's new president


Mnangagwa sworn in as Zimbabwe's new president

By Li Zhiwei | People's Daily app

18:18, November 24, 2017


Emmerson Mnangagwa (L) is sworn in as president in Harare, on November 24, 2017 during the Inauguration ceremony. (Photo:VCG)

Dar es salaam (People's Daily) - Emmerson Mnangagwa was sworn in as Zimbebean new president on November 24.

"I, Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa, swear that as the president of the republic of Zimbabwe I will be faithful to Zimbabwe and obey, uphold and defend the constitution and all other laws of Zimbabwe," he said and took the oath of office at the national sports stadium on the outskirts of Harare.

More then ten thousands zimbabwean flooded in the national stadium and witnessed the historical moment of Zimbabwean history. Mnangagwa, who replacing Mugabe, become the second president after the independence of Zimbabwe in 1980.

Botswana President Ian Khama, Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi, Zambian President Edgar, special envoy of South African president have attended the ceremony.

In the ceremony, General Constantino Chiwenga, who played a key role in the recent situation of Zimbabwe, attended also the ceremony.

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