HARARE – Emmerson Mnangagwa will on Friday become only the third President of Zimbabwe since it’s independence, following in the footsteps of Canaan Banana and Robert Mugabe.
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The past two weeks have seen history being made in Zimbabwe.
Robert Mugabe stepped down, and his exiled deputy returns to replace him as president.
A former Zimbabwean minister said the country had reason to celebrate but should remain cautious.
Tendai Biti, who servd as finance minister under President Mugabe, said “It’s been a roller coaster. One minute you’re crying, you’re apprehensive, you fear but it has happened. It is euphoric.
“Many of us are calling it the independence day – 18 November is independence day.”
The Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services, Siyabonga Cwele will represent President Jacob Zuma at the inauguration.