Scores of people are beginning to arrive at the National Stadium in Harare Zimbabwe.  This is as Emmerson Mnangagwa is expected to be sworn in as the new Zimbabwean President.

Buses can already be seen lined up outside the National Stadium, They are bringing in hundreds of people who are here to witness the first inauguration of a new President in 37 years.

People from all walks of life, young and old can be seen at this venue, which has the capacity to hold 66 000 people.

While a long queue can be seen outside the stadium, most who are here already, have expressed excitement on witnessing this occasion. Official proceedings are expected to get underway from at least 10 O’clock this morning.

President Jacob Zuma will not attend the inauguration, but has sent Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services Siyabonga Cwele.