Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Celebration In Zimbabwe As President Robert Mugabe Resigns


Mood in the street of Harare on Tuesday as the news broke of President Mugabe resignation


 Men hold a mock gravestone for General Chiwenga, one of Mugabe's many nicknames, as they celebrate in Harare
There was little sign of trouble on Tuesday night, however, as members of the public cheered the army after Mugabe resigned

 These were scenes of jubilation in Zimbabwe's parliament as the announcement was made this afternoon that Robert Mugabe had finally resigned after 37 years in power
     Politicians broke out into applause and chanting at a joint sitting of parliament when Speaker Jacob Mudenda announced Mugabe's resignation and suspended the impeachment procedure
  There were scenes of celebration on the streets of Harare as the world's oldest head of state caved in to pressure and ended a near four decades grip on power defined by brutality and economic collapse
                 Harare erupted in wild celebrations this evening as dictator Robert Mugabe finally caved in to pressure and stepped down

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