Activists doubt new Zimbabwe leadership will bring real change

Emmerson Mnangagwa, Zimbabwe's new president, is expected to form a new cabinet this week, with all eyes on whether he will break with the past and name a broad-based government, or select old guard figures from Robert Mugabe's era.

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    Emmerson Mnangagwa, Zimbabwe's new president, is expected to form a new cabinet this week, with all eyes on whether he will break with the past and name a broad-based government, or select old guard figures from Robert Mugabe's era.

    But some human rights activists worry the new regime will not be any different from the old one.

    Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from Harare.


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