The people of Zimbabwe are rejoicing after President Robert Mugabe resigned after 37 years of ruling the southern African country. Emmerson Mnangagwa is likely to succeed Mugabe. Parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda announced his resignation, reading from a letter: “I Robert Gabriel Mugabe in terms of section 96 of the constitution of Zimbabwe hereby formally tender my resignation… with immediate effect.”
— Nigeria Newsdesk (@NigeriaNewsdesk) November 21, 2017
Frustrated by President Robert Mugabe’s refusal to step down, lawmakers in Zimbabwe began proceedings to impeach him https://t.co/9SmNhInHIk
— The New York Times (@nytimes) November 21, 2017
Glad its all going peacefully.
Amid Political Tumult, Zimbabwe’s Longtime President Robert Mugabe Resigns https://t.co/yFThKYYP6Q
— Nana ‘Chief’ Opoku (@NanaChief) November 21, 2017