The post-2018 election environment has been characterized by socioeconomic and political uncertainties as no democracy thrives in an environment where people’s freedoms are suppressed and human rights are violated.

Zimbabwe’s economy is dependent on mining and agriculture, while the question around the regime’s legitimacy and economic under-performance continues to threaten the country’s future.

Zimbabwe’s key challenge going forward hinges on President Mnangagwa’s effective power to govern, as this is heavily constrained by the military, which is the bedrock of his support.

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