An ‘old friend of China’: Pres. Xi Jinping hails Robert Mugabe’s successor Emmerson Mnangagwa

by Ben Dooley President Xi Jinping greeted Zimbabwean counterpart Emmerson Mnangagwa as an “old friend” of China on Tuesday as the African leader visited Beijing, which previously backed his ousted predecessor Robert Mugabe. Mnangagwa, who received military training in China when he was a young liberation fighter in the 1960s, was met with a military honour guard at the […]