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Zimbabwe’s new leader faces old problems

What you need to know:

  • President Emmerson Mnangagwa's administration is increasingly resorting to brutal crackdowns on dissent.
  • It is under immense pressure to address human rights violations.

President Emmerson Mnangagwa this week marked two years since he promised to turn around Zimbabwe’s economic misfortunes and build a strong democratic state, but instead, the country has sunk deeper into a socio-political crisis.

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