For the better part of the morning, business came to a standstill in Lupane as people took time off to follow proceedings of the inauguration of Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa being sworn in as the President of Republic of Zimbabwe.

Friday the 24th of November marks the beginning of a new page in the history of Zimbabwe, following the swearing in of Cde Mnangagwa as President.

People from all walks of life were following the proceedings of the inauguration ceremony from a television set at a local shop here in Lupane.

The President’s commitment to eradicate corruption, build good international relations and create jobs satisfied many of these viewers that President Mnangagwa will transform Zimbabwe into an economic giant.

Cde Mnangagwa becomes the second Executive President after Cde Robert Mugabe.