Neither Robert nor Grace where at the ceremony which held at the National Sports Stadium in Harare, Zimbabwe capital city.

Tens of thousands were grateful to the military for allowing them see the end of one era and the beginning of another in their life time.

Emmerson Mnangagwa is the name on everyone's lips as he takes charge as the country's new leader. 

Still being loyal - he paid tribute to his predecessor Mugabe - to muted applause - calling him "a father, mentor, comrade-in-arms and my leader".

His primary focus he says is to rebuild the nation.

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