Mnangagwa: A biblical Saul-turned-Paul?

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On the swearing-in ceremony of Zimbabwe’s second President, Emmerson Mnangagwa following the military-aided collapse of the 37-year Robert Mugabe rule, which ended this week Tuesday with his forced resignation, Mmegi Staff Writer, RYDER GABATHUSE & Correspondent, SIKI MOTSHWARI JOHANNESS look at what Southern African Development Community (SADC) and the international community did not do to help a desperate member, Zimbabwe. They further point out that Mnangagwa, the former Mugabe’s blue-eyed boy has a challenge to prove that he is a Biblical Saul-turned-Paul

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has hitherto been Africa’s beacon of hope, peace and tranquility.

Military coups were unknown. Only Lesotho appeared to be the sick man of southern Africa. Zimbabwe has been on the news for all the wrong reasons for a very long time, but there was every indication the country will resolve its political troubles through the ballot box.

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