>> He says he wants to die at home in Zimbabwe. And in exchange for stepping down as leader, Robert Mugabe has been granted his wish. The 93-year-old former president, reportedly receiving diplomatic immunity from prosecution, and assurances that he'll be safe in his home country. Sources close to the negotiations say it's all part of a resignation deal that was struck before Mugabe officially resigned on Tuesday after the military seized power and his ruling party turned against him.
All that's taking place within one week and putting an end to almost four decades of rule under one man. Now international attention is already moving to life after Mugabe. The US for one has said it's looking forward to a new era. And Britain says it wants Zimbabwe to rejoin the international community.
>> Say that the resignation of Robert Mugabe, I think provides Zimbabwe with an opportunity.>> The county's next president agrees.>> This is the time to comply.>> Emmerson Mnangagwa will be sworn in on Friday. Known here as The Crocodile, there's hope he can fix Zimbabwe's dysfunctional economy.
Do away with corruption and deliver clean elections next year. But some wonder if Zimbabwe is just swapping one army backed autocrat for another. Many here are hostile towards the man who like Mugabe stands accused of participating in repression