Why Zimbabwe's election is historic

Zimbabweans are going to the polls on 30 July - and it will be the first time in 38 years without Robert Mugabe in power.

The cash-strapped and impoverished country, which has known decades of repressive rule, faces severe challenges.

BBC Monitoring looks at what makes this general election so unique.

Produced by Beverly Ochieng and Alexi Peristianis

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