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Zimbabwe's incoming president Emmerson Mnangagwa gestures as he speaks at Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF party headquarters in Harare, Zimbabwe, on Wednesday. The former vice president flew home from a short exile to take power after the resignation of Robert Mugabe put an end to 37 years of authoritarian rule. Zinyange Auntony/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An army soldier stands guard as protesters demanding President Robert Mugabe stand down, gather on the road leading to State House in Harare, Zimbabwe, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. Ben Curtis/AP hide caption

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Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe addresses supporters at his party headquarters on Nov. 8. Jekesai Njikizana/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe (left) greets South African President Nelson Mandela in Harare, Zimbabwe, in 1998. The two men have shaped their countries in dramatically different ways. Rob Cooper/AP hide caption

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South African model Gabriella Engels, who says she was assaulted by Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe, attends a press conference at the civil rights organization AfriForum on Thursday. Phill Magakoe /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, who turns 93 on Tuesday, speaks at his party's annual conference in December, where he was endorsed as a candidate for the 2018 election. His wife said last week that even if he dies before the election, he should run "as a corpse." Jekesai Njikizana/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Nearing 93, Robert Mugabe Shows No Sign Of Stepping Down

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Linda Tsungirirai Masarira was sent to prison for 84 days for her public protests against the leader of Zimbabwe. Courtesy of Linda Tsungirirai Masarira hide caption

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Young Widow With 5 Kids Turns To Activism To Challenge A President

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Zimbabwe's riot police clash with protesters who oppose the introduction of bond notes by the country's Reserve Bank, in the capital, Harare, on Aug. 17. The bank says the notes will be equivalent to the U.S. dollar, which serves as the country's main currency. But the announcement has prompted many to withdraw their U.S. dollars from banks. Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP hide caption

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The U.S. Dollar Is Zimbabwe's Main Currency, And It's Disappearing Fast

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A court-approved protest staged by Zimbabwe's opposition supporters seeking electoral reforms turned violent Friday in Harare when it was broken up by police. Zinyange Auntony /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe delivers the keynote address during Zimbabwe's 36th Independence Day celebrations in February in Harare. Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP hide caption

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In this 2014 photo, prisoners are closely guarded at Chikurubi Maximum Prison in Harare, Zimbabwe. According to state media, at least 200 male inmates were freed from this prison as a result of President Robert Mugabe's pardons. Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP hide caption

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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe eats his cake during Saturday's celebrations to mark his 92nd birthday. Mugabe appears to have no plans to step down as feuding over his successors threatens to tear Zimbabwe's ruling party apart. Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP hide caption

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