Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa vows to 'reduce poverty', fight corruption

2017-11-24 14:22

Harare, Nov 24, 2017 (AFP) -Zimbabwe's newly sworn-in President Emmerson Mnangagwa vowed during his inauguration speech Friday to fix the economy and battle corruption which was closely associated with his predecessor Robert Mugabe's rule.

"Acts of corruption must stop forthwith. Where these occur, swift justice must be served," he told a crowd of tens of thousands at his inauguration ceremony, promising to "create jobs for our youth and reduce poverty for all".


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