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Watch: After Mugabe, What Next for Zimbabwe?

Will Emmerson Mnangagwa, a ruthless leader who carried out Mugabe’s policies for nearly four decades, turn out to be a better leader than his predecessor? 

Ninety-three-year-old Robert Mugabe resigned as president of Zimbabwe on November 21, ending 37 years of rule. The resignation was a result of a military coup triggered by infighting within the ruling party ZANU-PF.

Emmerson Mnangagwa has been chosen as the next president of Zimbabwe. But will Mnangagwa, a ruthless leader who carried out Mugabe’s policies for nearly four decades, turn out to be a better leader than his predecessor?