President Mugabe under Pressure to Resign or face Impeachment

Zambian President Edgar Lungu had sent former President Kenneth Kaunda to meet with Mugabe, with the aim of persuading the President to step down in what he called a “dignified exit.”

President Mugabe under Pressure to Resign or face Impeachment
President Mugabe/ Photo credit: Graphic

Zambabwe’s President Robert Mugabe is now under pressure to resign from office, after he was allegedly placed on house arrest by Army last week.

Zimbabweans were suspecting that the world oldest President was planning for his wife, Grace Mugabe to take over from him in the next presidential election, after dismissing his deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa.

To this effect, Mugabe had been called by the ruling Zanu-PF party to resign; otherwise he will be impeached, after the Party had replaced him with the former vice President, as the leader of the party.

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Also, Zambian President Edgar Lungu had sent former President Kenneth Kaunda to meet with Mugabe, with the aim of persuading the President to step down in what he called a “dignified exit.”

According to report, Mugabe was expected to announce his resignation in a televised speech last night, but he had refused to do so.

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Millions of Zimbabweans are calling on the President to resign, as they were afraid that Mugabe’s 52-year-old wife would succeed her husband, who had ruled for 37 year already.

 

 

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