Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Robert Mugabe Resigns As President Of Zimbabwe, Triggering Jubilation In The Capital

Thousands have poured into the streets of Zimbabwe’s capital to celebrate after Robert Mugabe finally resigned as president.


Parliament’s speaker Jacob Mudenda said the 93-year-old resigned by letter on Tuesday, ending his 37 years in office, having been in power since independence in 1980.
Robert Mugabe Resigns As President Of Zimbabwe, Triggering Jubilation In The Capital
Footage showed cars beeping and as people danced in Harare, waving flags.

Some people were holding posters of Zimbabwean army chief Constantino Chiwenga and former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa, whose sacking this month triggered the military takeover that forced Mugabe to resign.

Robert Mugabe Resigns As President Of Zimbabwe, Triggering Jubilation In The Capital

Robert Mugabe Resigns As President Of Zimbabwe, Triggering Jubilation In The Capital
Mnangagwa will take over as leader within 48 hours, a ruling party official said.

The jubilation extended to Zimbabwe’s parliament, which had been about to impeach Mugabe when news of his resignation reached them ... Robert Mugabe Resigns As President Of Zimbabwe, Triggering Jubilation In The Capital.

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