Mnangagwa releases report into political violence

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File: Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa ordered a commission of inquiry, chaired by former South African president Kgalema Motlanthe, to investigate the violence during post-election protests in Harare earlier this year.

Zimbabwe's former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa arrives ahead of his inauguration ceremony to swear in as president in Harare, Zimbabwe, November 24, 2017.

HARARE - Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa has made public a report on post-election violence.

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Mnangagwa ordered a commission of inquiry, chaired by former South African president Kgalema Motlanthe, to investigate the violence during post-election protests in Harare earlier this year.

At least six people were killed and 35 injured.

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Some 6,000 delegates endorsed Mnangagwa as the party's candidate in the next presidential elections, due in 2023.

Mnangagwa and the ruling party are trying to distance themselves from the 37-year rule of his predecessor Robert Mugabe.