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Bangladesh batsman Soumya Sarka, reacts after he was run out during the T20 series match between Zimbabwe and Bangladesh at Harare Sports Club in Harare

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Bangladesh batsman Tamim Iqbal Khan, celebrates after scoring 100 runs on the final One Day series match between Zimbabwe and Bangladesh at Harare Sports Club in Harare.

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Bangladesh bowler Shoriful Islam, centre, celebrates the wicket of Zimbabwean batsman Blessing Muzarabani, during the second One Day International series cricket match between Zimbabwe and Bangladesh, at Harare Sports Club, in Harare

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Pakistan players celebrate the wicket of Zimbabwean captain Brendan Taylor, left, during the second test cricket match against Zimabwe at Harare Sports Club.

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Zimbabwean batsman Tadiwanashe Marumani walks off the pitch after been dismissed during the final cricket T20 match against Pakistan at Harare Sports Club.

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Zimbabwe batsman Burl Ryan, left, walks off the pitch after been dismissed during the cricket T20 match against Pakistan at Harare Sports Club, Zimbabwe.

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Pakistan bowler plater Usman Qadir,centre, appeals for the wicket of Zimbabwean batsman Luke Jongwe during the cricket T20 match against Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club.

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Pakistan batsman Mohammad Rizwan throws his bat in the air after been dismissed during the T20 cricket match between Zimbabwe and Pakistan at Harare Sports Club, in Harare.

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Zimbabwean bowler Burl Ryan bowls during the T20 cricket match between Zimbabwe and Pakistan at Harare Sports Club, in Harare.

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Zimbabwean players celebrate after beating Pakistan during the T20 cricket match between Zimbabwe and Pakistan at Harare Sports Club, in Harare.

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Zimbabwean players shake hands with Pakistan players and umpires at the end of the T20 cricket match between Zimbabwe and Pakistan at Harare Sports Club, in Harare.

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Pallbearers stand next to coffins of three top government officials at their burial at the National Heroes acre in Harare. Zimbabwe on Wednesday buried three top officials who succumbed to COVID-19, in a single ceremony at a shrine reserved almost exclusively for the ruling elite as a virulent second wave of the coronavirus takes a devastating toll on the country.

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Pallbearers carry the coffin of a government minister of Dr Ellen Gwaradzimba who died of COVID-19, at the Heroes Acre in Harare. Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa who presided over the burial called the pandemic "evil" and urged people to wear masks, practice social distancing and sanitize, as cases across the country increased amid a fragile health system.

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A worker at a coffin making company waits for clients inside the company premises in Harare as Zimbabwe began a 30-day lockdown in a bid to rein in the spike in COVID-19 infections threatening to overwhelm health services.

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Thousands of people attend a music concert to celebrate the new year in Mbare, Harare.

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People queue for public transport in Harare, Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe has closed its borders to non essential human traffic following its first recorded coronavirus related death.

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Travellers and airport staff, some wearing masks as a precaution against the coronavirus outbreak, walk through Robert Mugabe International airport in Harare.

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A Zimbabwean nurse wears protective clothing during an exercise simulating a fictional coronavirus case, at a hospital in Harare. Neighboring South Africa confirmed its first coronavirus case after a 38-year-old man who traveled to Italy tested positive, according to South African Health Minister Zweli Mikhize.

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Sri Lanka batsman Dimuth Karunaratne,right, avoids a run out during the test match against Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club. Zimbabwe is playing in its first international match since the International Cricket Council lifted the country"s ban last year.

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Grace Mugabe, widow of former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe looks on during mass at his rural home in Zvimba, about 100 kilometers north west of the capital Harare. According to a family spokesperson Mugabe is expected to be buried at the residence after weeks of drama mystery and contention over his burial place.

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Zimbabwean military officers fired a 21-gun salute to honor the late former president Robert Mugabe during a state funeral at the National Sports Stadium in Harare, Zimbabwe.

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Grace Muagbe, widow of Robert Mugabe, pays her respects at the National Sports stadium during a funeral ceremony in Harare.

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The casket of former president Robert Mugabe, covered by the national flag and followed by family and dignitaries, arrives for a state funeral at the National Sports Stadium in the capital Harare, Zimbabwe. African heads of state and envoys are gathering to attend a state funeral for Mugabe, whose burial has been delayed for at least a month until a special mausoleum can be built for his remains.

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The casket of former president Robert Mugabe, covered by the national flag and followed by family and dignitaries, arrives for a state funeral at the National Sports Stadium in the capital Harare, Zimbabwe. African heads of state and envoys are gathering to attend a state funeral for Mugabe, whose burial has been delayed for at least a month until a special mausoleum can be built for his remains.

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Mourners react emotionally as the coffin of former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe lies in state for public viewing at the Rufaro Stadium in Harare, Zimbabwe, The body is on view at the stadium for a second day. Mugabe died last week in Singapore at the age of 95. He led the southern African nation for 37 years before being forced to resign in late 2017.

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A coffin carrying the remains of Zimbabwe's longtime ruler Robert Mugabe arrives from Singapore, at Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport in Harare, Zimbabwe. The body of Mugabe is being flown to the capital, Harare, where it will be displayed at historic locations for several days before burial at a location still undecided because of friction between the ex-leader's family and the government.

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Protesters run from teargas fired by riot police during protests in Harare. Zimbabwe's police fired tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters in the center of the capital, Harare. A few hundred demonstrators gathered in Africa Unity Square, despite a police ban on the protest that was upheld by Zimbabwe's High Court.

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A helicopter flies above the area destroyed by cyclone idai in Chimanimani about 600 kilometres south east of Harare, Zimbabwe.

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Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa, center with scarf, visits Chimanimani about 600 km south east of Harare, Zimbabwe. Mnangagwa visited a part of Chimanimnani affected by cyclone Idai and promised assitance in the form of food and rebuilding of homes. Hundreds are dead, many more missing and thousands at risk from massive flooding in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe caused by Cyclone Idai.

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A family dig for their son who got buried in the mud when Cyclone Idai struck in Chimanimani about 600 kilometres south east of Harare, Zimbabwe. According to the government, Cyclone Idai has killed more than 100 people in Chipinge and Chimanimani and according to residents the figures could be higher because the hardest hit areas are still inaccessible.

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A collapsed road near a bridge is seen in Chimanimani, southeast of Harare, Zimbabwe.

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Soldiers handout food supplies to people in Chimanimani, southeast of Harare, Zimbabwe.

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Children stand near a makeshift shelter after a cyclone went through the area in Chimanimani, southeast of Harare, Zimbabwe.

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People wait in a queue to receive food supplies from soldiers in Chimanimani, about 600 kilometers southeast of Harare, Zimbabwe.

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Soldiers carry supplies to affected areas in Chimanimani, about 600 kilometers southeast of Harare, Zimbabwe.

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People trudge through a muddied path to safer ground in Chimanimani, about 600 kilometers southeast of Harare, Zimbabwe.

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Schoolchildren are stranded across a collapsed bridge in Chimanimani, southeast of Harare, Zimbabwe.

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A man stands on the edge of a collapsed bridge in Chimanimani, about 600 kilometers southeast of Harare, Zimbabwe.

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An elderly woman stands next to a collapsed bridge in Chimanimani, about 600 kilometers southeast of Harare, Zimbabwe.

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Machinery is used to clear the ground near a mineshaft where about 40 artisanal miners are feared dead after rains flooded the mines while they were underground on the outskirts of Kadoma town about 200 kilometres west of Harare, Zimbabwe. Artisanal miners continued to lead efforts to rescue their colleagues using heavy duty pumps and machinery.

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Zimbabwe lawyers take part in a protest over rule of law concerns in Harare.

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Zimbabwe lawyers take part in a protest over rule of law concerns in Harare. The lawyers handed over a petition to the country's Chief Justice in a bid to stop human rights abuses in the country. Zimbabwe's president said he was "appalled" by a televised report showing abuses by security forces in a continuing crackdown after angry protests against the government's drastic fuel price hikes.

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A police officer guards exhibits recovered during fuel protests and on display outside the magistrates courts in Harare. Among the items was a coffin which protestors used to signify the death of Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa's administration. Injured people streamed into a private hospital in the capital as the Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights said it had treated 68 cases of gun shot wounds and 100 plus other cases of "assaults with sharp objects, booted feet,baton sticks" and more.

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A policeman stands guard as some of the people arrested during demonstrations over the hike in fuel prices, make their court appearance at the magistrates courts in Harare, Zimbabwe. Some dozens of people appeared in court and were charged with public violence and a human rights group in Zimbabwe says a few people were killed in clashes between demonstrators protesting fuel hikes and security forces who opened fire on some crowds.

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Armed police officers outside the residence of Evan Mawarire, an activist and pastor who helped mobilize people to protest against the hike in fuel prices, following his arrest in Harare, Zimbabwe. Mawarire was arrested for allegedly inciting violence in the protests against the government's increase in fuel prices.

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Women inspect their stalls at a market after they were destroyed during demonstrations over the hike in fuel prices in Harare, Zimbabwe. Soldiers moved in to disperse crowds at the busy intersection and transport hub in Harare amid Zimbabwe's biggest unrest since deadly post-election violence in August.

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Protestors take part in a demonstration in Harare. Zimbabweans are gathering for a nationwide protest over the country's economic collapse and what the opposition calls the new government's "cocktail of lies."

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Protestors take part in a demonstration in Harare. Zimbabweans are gathering for a nationwide protest over the country's economic collapse and what the opposition calls the new government's "cocktail of lies."

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A rescue worker at the scene of a bus crash in Rusape about 170 kilomertes east of the capital Harare. A head-on collision between two buses has killed 47 people, where road accidents are common due to poor roads and bad driving.

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu being bid farewell by the Vice Present of Zimbabwe Kembo Mohadi on his departure, in Harare, Zimbabwe.

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A child receives treatment for cholera, at a local hospital in Harare. A cholera emergency has been declared in Zimbabwe's capital after 20 people have died, the health minister said.

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Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa addresses the media at his offices in Harare. Mnangagwa has set up a commission of inquiry into the killing of six people following military intervention in the capital two days after the election.

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Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa delivers his speech during his inauguration ceremony at the National Sports Stadium in Harare. Zimbabwe inaugurated a president for the second time in nine months as a country recently jubilant over the fall of longtime leader Robert Mugabe is now largely subdued by renewed harassment of the opposition and a bitterly disputed election.

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People queue to enter the stadium for the inauguration ceremony of Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa, at the National Sports Stadium in Harare. This is the second swearing-in of Mnangagwa in just nine months as a country once jubilant over the fall of longtime leader Robert Mugabe is now more subdued after the reemergence of harassment of the opposition.

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Supporters of Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa celebrate in Harare

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ZANU-PF supporters celebrate the victory of their candidate Emmerson Mnangagwa after Zimbabwe Electoral Commission chairwoman Qhubani Moyo announced the results of the presidential elections in Harare, Zimbabwe. Mnangagwa, of ZANU-PF party, was declared winner in the first vote after the fall of longtime leader Robert Mugabe.

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A press conference by opposition leader Nelson Chamisa gets underway in Harare, Zimbabwe. Hours after President Emmerson Mnangagwa was declared the winner of a tight election, riot police disrupted the press conference where opposition leader Nelson Chamisa was about to respond to the election results.

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Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa addresses a press conference in Harare. Zimbabwe's president says people are free to approach the courts if they have issues with the results of Monday's election, which he carried with just over 50 percent of the vote. President Emmerson Mnangagwa spoke to journalists shortly after opposition leader Nelson Chamisa called the election results manipulated and said they would be challenged in court.

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A supporter of Zimbabwean's main opposition party MDC, who was arrested following clashes, is seen detained in a police vehicle outside the MDC headquarters, in Harare. Gunfire, tear gas, and burning cars disrupted Harare's streets as armed riot police and army troops clashed with rock-throwing opposition supporters after the Electoral Commission announced it would not give the results in July 30 2018 presidential elections.

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Zimbabweans run from riot police firing tear gas during protests in downtown Harare, Zimbabwe.

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An opposition party supporter throws a rock aimed at Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa's election campaign poster in Harare, Zimbabwe.

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Opposition party supporters react after police fired tear gas, in Harare, Zimbabwe.

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Soldiers patrol the streets of Harare. Rioting erupted in Zimbabwe's capital as opposition supporters clashed with police and army troops over delays in announcing results from the presidential election, the country's first since the fall of longtime leader Robert Mugabe.

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An army tank patrols on a street in Harare during protests by opposition party supporters. Hundreds of angry opposition supporters outside Zimbabwe's electoral commission were met by riot police firing tear gas as the country awaited the results of Monday's presidential election, the first after the fall of longtime leader Robert Mugabe.

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A supporter of the main opposition party claiming victory, celebrates outside the party headquarters in Harare, Zimbabwe. Zimbabweans are awaiting the first results from an election that they hope will lift the country out of economic and political stagnation after decades of rule by former leader Robert Mugabe.

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Former Zimbabwean Leader President Robert Mugabe casts his vote at a polling station in Harare, Zimbabwe. Zimbabweans are voting in their first election without Robert Mugabe on the ballot, and with some 5.5 million people registered to vote.

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Zimbabweans queue as they wait to vote at the Sherwood Primary School in Kwekwe, Zimbabwe.

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Zimbabwes main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa, left, greets supporters after casting his vote at a polling station in Harare, Zimbabwe. About 5.5 million people are registered to vote in this southern African nation.

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Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa casts his vote for the presidential elections at the Sherwood Primary School in Kwekwe, Zimbabwe.

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Zimbabwe's main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa casts his vote at a polling station in Harare, Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe votes in an election that could, if deemed credible, tilt the country toward recovery after years of economic collapse and repression under former leader Robert Mugabe.

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People wait in a queue to cast their vote at a polling station in Harare, Zimbabwe.

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People wait in a queue to cast their vote at a polling station in Harare, Zimbabwe. Zimbabweans voted in their first election without Robert Mugabe on the ballot, a contest that could bring international legitimacy and investment or signal more stagnation if the vote is seriously flawed.

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Supporters leave after listening to to opposition challenger Nelson Chamisa addressing the final rally of his campaign in Harare, Zimbabwe. Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has promised a "thunderous victory" as he and main challenger Nelson Chamisa rally supporters one last time ahead of Monday's election.

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Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa addresses the final rally of his campaign at the stadium in Harare, Zimbabwe. Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has promised a "thunderous victory" as he and main challenger Nelson Chamisa rally supporters one last time ahead of Monday's election.

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Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, left, and his wife Grace pose for a photo after a press conference at their residence in Harare. Mugabe addressed the media ahead of election in a country seeking to move past decades of economic and political paralysis.

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In this photo, Shari Eppel, director of the Solidarity Peace Trust, holds bones of Julius Mvulo Nyathi in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Eppel said he died in 1984,"when the Fifth Brigade was deployed in Matabeleland South. ... We heard that his arms and ankles were tied with wire and he was severely beaten by the Fifth Brigade, soldiers who came in uniforms with red berets and they accused him of being a dissident. ... He also had burning plastic dripped onto his legs and he was then dragged away.

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Opposition supporters march on the streets of Harare, Zimbabwe. The party supporters were demanding electoral reforms ahead of a July 30 vote, the first since Robert Mugabe stepped down last year.

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Movement for Democtratic Change supporters pay their last respects to the party's leader Morgan Tsvangirai, in Harare. Zimbabwes veteran opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai died on Feb 14 aged 65, bringing an end to his long campaign to lead the country. Interim party President Nelson Chamisa said the party would win the elections scheduled for later this year as a tribute to the deceased leader.

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Women hold portraits of Emmerson Mnangagwa at his presidential inauguration ceremony in Harare, Zimbabwe.

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A member of the military band dances as they wait for Emmerson Mnangagwa's presidential inauguration ceremony in the capital Harare, Zimbabwe.

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Emmerson Mnangagwa, center, is sworn in as President at the presidential inauguration ceremony in the capital Harare, Zimbabwe.

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Emmerson Mnangagwa, center, arrives at the presidential inauguration ceremony in the capital Harare, Zimbabwe.

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Emmerson Mnangagwa is sworn in as President at the presidential inauguration ceremony in the capital Harare, Zimbabwe. Mnangagwa is being sworn in as Zimbabwe's president after Robert Mugabe resigned on Tuesday, ending his 37-year rule.

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Zimbabwean military parade during a dress rehearsal ahead of friday's presidential inauguration of Emmerson Mnangagwa, at the National Sports Stadium in Harare, Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe is making preparations to swear in a new leader after 37 years.

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Supporters of Zimbabwe's President in waiting Emmerson Mnangagwa, known as "The Crocodile", raise a stuffed crocodile in the air as they await his arrival at the Zanu-PF party headquarters in Harare, Zimbabwe.

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Zimbabwe's President in waiting Emmerson Mnangagwa, greets supporters gathered outside the Zanu-PF party headquarters in Harare, Zimbabwe.

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Supporters of Emmerson Mnangagwa, the man expected to become Zimbabwe's new president, hold a photograph of him and cheer as they arrive to show their support at Manyame Air Force base where Mnangagwa is expected to arrive later in the day in Harare, Zimbabwe.

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Zimbabweans celebrate at night at an intersection in downtown Harare, Zimbabwe.

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Zimbabweans celebrate outside the parliament building immediately after hearing the news that President Robert Mugabe had resigned, in downtown Harare, Zimbabwe.

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Zimbabweans celebrate outside the parliament building immediately after hearing the news that President Robert Mugabe had resigned, in downtown Harare, Zimbabwe. Mugabe resigned as president with immediate effect Tuesday after 37 years in power, shortly after parliament began impeachment proceedings against him.

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Protesters calling for the impeachment of President Robert Mugabe demonstrate outside the parliament building in downtown Harare, Zimbabwe.

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Demonstrators hold placards during a demonstration outside parliament building in Harare. Parliament opened in Zimbabwe as the ruling party seeks to impeach President Robert Mugabe after nearly four decades in power.

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Pedestrians walk past a news stand in Harare, Zimbabwe. Longtime President Robert Mugabe ignored a midday deadline set by the ruling party to step down or face impeachment proceedings, while Zimbabweans stunned by his lack of resignation during a national address, vowed more protests to make him leave.

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Terrence Chari poses as he mimics a painting of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe in Mbare Harare.

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A painting of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is seen at the Zanu pf offices in Mbare, Harare. Lawmakers with the ruling Zanu pf party gathered to meet on the fate of long time President Robert Mugabe, who has refused efforts to step down.

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A crowd of thousands of protesters demanding President Robert Mugabe stand down gather in front of an army cordon on the road leading to State House in Harare, Zimbabwe. In a euphoric gathering that just days ago would have drawn a police crackdown, crowds marched through Zimbabwe's capital to demand the departure of President Robert Mugabe, one of Africa's last remaining liberation leaders, after nearly four decades in power.

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An army armored personnel carrier drives slowly through the gathered crowd of thousands demanding President Robert Mugabe stand down, on the road leading to State House in Harare, Zimbabwe.

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A happy protester pulls a face as he and others stand under a large national flag, at a demonstration of tens of thousands at Zimbabwe Grounds in Harare, Zimbabwe. Opponents of Mugabe are demonstrating for the ouster of the 93-year-old leader who is virtually powerless and deserted by most of his allies.

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Euphoric crowds march on the streets of Harare, demanding the departure of President Robert Mugabe.

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Protesters hold posters asking President Mugabe to step down, on which one has handwritten "37 years for nothing", at a demonstration at Zimbabwe Grounds in Harare, Zimbabwe. Opponents of Mugabe are demonstrating for the ouster of the 93-year-old leader who is virtually powerless and deserted by most of his allies. Writing in Shona on poster refers to Mugabe in a respectful way saying "Go and rest now".

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