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Zimbabwe police armed with rifles detained more than 600 civilians, including pastors, in a brutal crackdown in the economically devastated nation.
Zimbabwe declares Emmerson Mnangagwa the winner in first presidential election since Robert Mugabe was deposed after 4 decades in power
Emmerson Mnangagwa has been voted in as Zimbabwe's President in the first election since the military staged a dramatic coup and ousted Robert Mugabe from long-standing power. Opposition leaders have rejected the results, and the military continues to patrol the area.
Protests in Harare, Zimbabwe descended into chaos on Wednesday after supporters of the main opposition party accused the ruling party of trying to rig the country's historic elections. Soldiers had to step in as protesters clashed with police.
Zimbabwe is having its first-ever election without Robert Mugabe, after a wild campaign with fake promises about Trump and a bomb at a campaign rally
Millions of Zimbabweans voted on Monday after a tumultuous year. The contenders are current president Emmerson Mnangagwa, and Nelson Chamisa, a former pastor. The campaign has featured tall promises, including of a $15 billion investment from the Trump White House which turned out to be fake.
China is the nation's largest source of investment but Opposition leader Nelson Chamisa said if he wins the presidency in the upcoming election, he would "call the Chinese and tell them the deals they signed are unacceptable and they should return to their country."
The US dollar is used as official currency in several countries besides the United States, including Ecuador, El Salvador, and Zimbabwe. In other countries, such as Panama and Cambodia, use USD alongside local currency.
Earlier this month Tsvangirai was reported to be critically ill in hospital. He had reportedly been suffering from colon cancer.
Emmerson Mnangagwa said: 'What they've lost with Brexit they can come and recover from Zimbabwe.'
Emmerson Mnangagwa just became Zimbabwe’s new president — here’s how he went from Robert Mugabe’s bodyguard to his successor
Mnangagwa was sworn in as Zimbabwe's new president on Friday, officially ending Robert Mugabe's 37-year rule over the southern African country.
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