Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa promises jobs in 'new democracy'

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Zimbabwe's incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa has hailed a "new and unfolding democracy" after returning from exile to replace Robert Mugabe.

He also vowed to create jobs in a country where some estimates say 90% of people are unemployed.

"We want to grow our economy, we want peace, we want jobs, jobs, jobs," he told a cheering crowd in Harare.

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