The Associated Press ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa, center, gestures to the cheering crowd as he leaves after the presidential inauguration ceremony Friday in the capital Harare, Zimbabwe. Mnangagwa was sworn in as Zimbabwe's president after Robert Mugabe resigned on Tuesday, ending his 37-year rule.

The Associated Press ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa, center, gestures to the cheering crowd as he leaves after the presidential inauguration ceremony Friday in the capital Harare, Zimbabwe. Mnangagwa was sworn in as Zimbabwe's president after Robert Mugabe resigned on Tuesday, ending his 37-year rule.

'We dare not squander the moment:' Zimbabwe's new leader

By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA The Associated Press
This article was published November 25, 2017 at 4:00 a.m.

HARARE, Zimbabwe -- Zimbabweans must set aside "poisoned" politics and work together to rebuild the nation and re-engage the world, new President Emmerson Mnangagwa said Friday, delivering an inclusive message to an exultant crowd that packed a stadium for his inauguration.

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