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Picture of Angola’s new president in formal attire during his swearing-in ceremony

Mugabe is out, but his power structure remains

Robert Mugabe lost Zimbabwe’s presidency to his former right-hand man Emmerson Mnangagwa in a coup prepared jointly by the military and one of the ruling party’s factions. The new ruling team is more focused on defending its power and privileges in the impoverished country than on addressing its profound problems.

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