MOSCOW, November 24. /TASS/. Emmerson Mnangagwa, 75, the former first vice president, has been sworn in as Zimbabwe’s new president, the South African news portal, News 24, reported on Friday.
Mnangagwa was nominated by the ruling party, Zimbabwe African National Union - Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF). Until Sunday, it was led by the 93-year-old Robert Mugabe.
On November 21, Mugabe agreed to resign under pressure from his military and political opponents, including former allies who had threatened him with impeachment.