The Ex-Zimbabwean vice president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, who was sacked by Robert Mugabe, will be the new president today to replace the incumbent Mr. Mugabe who resigned on Tuesday afternoon after 37-years in office.
The 75-year-old Mnangagwa was removed forcefully from office and being put on exiled 13 days after Mugabe accused him of disloyalty and insubordination.
Mnangagwa is said to be popular amongst the powerful War Veterans group and the Zimbabwean military chiefs and he’ll oversee a democratic election come 2018.
Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa is a Zimbabwean politician. A longtime ally of former President Robert Mugabe and a senior member of the ruling ZANU–PF party, Mnangagwa served as Vice President of Zimbabwe.