Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwe president via letter, Speaker says

Dictator Robert Mugabe has resigned as president of Zimbabwe with immediate effect after 37 years in power, through a letter he sent to Parliament, the speaker of the country’s National Assembly has said.

Mugabe: End game

The announcement came during a parliamentary hearing to impeach him, following a military takeover last week.

A letter submitted to parliament by the 93-year-old said his decision to resign was voluntary on his part.

Wild jubilation broke out among MPs when Jacob Mudenda, the speaker, told the parliament.

Impeachment proceedings against Mugabe began earlier on Tuesday as the ruling party, Zanu-PF, attempted to remove him from office.

Thousands of Zimbabweans had also turned up outside parliament to urge on MPs, chanting, dancing and waving placards in Africa Unity square.

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MBWFC
MBWFC
4 years ago

uyuso tisachite kugwirana naye pakhosi.me uyu wakunoyu kkkkkkkkk,pangilatu resign zinthu zisanafike poipa

small dpp cadet
small dpp cadet
4 years ago

If you stay too long in the toilet you attract many flies, so goes the saying. This is the case of Comrade RGM. Unfortunately for Africa we have more of such leaders who want to be chased out of power than to leave while people are still giving you the standing ovation. So leaders like Kabila, Museveni, Kagame and many more from central, east and west Africa must brace for tough times ahead of them. Good performance yes, but the longer you stay the more you accumulate adversaries in your bag.

MBWFC
MBWFC
4 years ago

you have forgoten Peter Munthalika.this one must also resign before impichment take place

ndadabwa
4 years ago

hehehe professor Getrude Mutharika, our next president. u professor wa ku bedroom

Nox Nthambi
Nox Nthambi
4 years ago

kkkkkkkkkkkk a warning to African leaders of imposing their wives, brothers or sisters to be president. Be warned if Zimbabwe has done it expect others to follow suit. This is Africa, anything is possible. Malawi watch out!!!!!!!!!

diso
diso
4 years ago
Reply to  Nox Nthambi

thumb up Nthambi !!!! watsitsa M’FUNDO

Douglas Ndindi
Douglas Ndindi
4 years ago

End of an era.

Opinion
Opinion
4 years ago

It took many influential leaders to convince the stubborn 93 year old Mugabe to resign. One such person was the first president of Zambia, Kenneth Kaunda who on Monday, using the Zambia presidential jet flew to Harare to convince Bob to give up. We wish the ‘new’ Zimbabwe and its people all the best. God Bless Zimbabwe!!!!!

Morgan
4 years ago

Gamba kahle amakhulu

Pension Nenereko
Pension Nenereko
4 years ago

Dzuwa limatuluka nkulowanso. Enanso zidzatero 2019! Mwakalamba

George Nyirenda
George Nyirenda
4 years ago

Monkey see monkey do. Atsala anganga Jabilu. Nawo akapume ku mpumulo wa ndata. Malawi army helepu us. Tengerani chitsanzo cha anzanu.

KIEMBE SAMAKI
KIEMBE SAMAKI
4 years ago

The Jackos are now happy.MMMMMMM this World?

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