Emmerson Mnangagwa Inaugurated as President of Zimbabwe

Emmerson Mnangagwa was inaugurated as Zimbabwe's president on Sunday, days after the Constitutional Court dismissed the main opposition's claim that his July 30 election win was rigged. Former President Robert Mugabe's daughter Bona brought a message of congratulations from her father - but Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association spokesperson Douglas Mahiya said Mugabe should "stop acting like a spoilt child".

President Emmerson Mnangagwa is congratulated by Chief Justice Luke Malaba after his inauguration at the National Sports Stadium in Harare.

From right to left: Chairperson of the African Union and President of Rwanda Paul Kagame, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, Zambian President Edgar Lungu, DRC President Joseph Kabila, Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi and Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane attend the inauguration of President Emmerson Mnangagwa at the National Sports Stadium in Harare.

Former President Robert Mugabe sent his daughter, Bona to represent him at the inauguration ceremony. Here, she greets President Emmerson Mnangagwa.


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