Robert Mugabe is gone, but what next for Zimbabwe? - The Stream

After 37 years, Robert Mugabe's tenure as president of Zimbabwe is at an end.

The 93-year-old resigned on Tuesday days after the military stepped in and protests against him broke out on the streets.

But observers say Zimbabwe is bigger than Mugabe – and his removal from office will not necessarily be a panacea for the nation’s ills. Although he remains a father figure and anti-colonial hero for some Zimbabweans, he’s also accused of political crackdowns and presiding over a sputtering economy beset by hyperinflation, debt and youth unemployment.

So what next and what sort of country do people want now? The Stream discusses with a panel of Zimbabweans.

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