Profile Of Emmerson Mnangagwa [world Service]

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Emmerson Mnangagwa2017112520171126 (WS)

The brand new President of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa

The new President of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, portrays himself to the west as a free-market enthusiast who could change the fortunes of his country. But 'The Crocodile', as Mnangagwa is nicknamed, has been at Mugabe's side since the independence struggle, and is associated with some of the regime's most notorious actions. Can he really forge a new era?

Presenter: Kim Chakanetsa
Producers: Kate Lamble and Beth Sagar-Fenton

(Photo: Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa (Centre). Credit: Jekesai Njikizana/Getty Images)

Emmerson Mnangagwe20171125

The brand new President of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa

The new President of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, portrays himself to the west as a free-market enthusiast who could change the fortunes of his country. But 'The Crocodile', as Mnangagwa is nicknamed, has been at Mugabe's side since the independence struggle, and is associated with some of the regime's most notorious actions. Can he really forge a new era?

Presenter: Kim Chakanetsa
Producers: Kate Lamble and Beth Sagar-Fenton

(Photo: Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa (Centre). Credit: Jekesai Njikizana/Getty Images)