Zimbabwe’s ruling party – Zanu-PF – has voted to sack its longtime leader, Robert Mugabe (93). The party has also expelled his wife Grace (Chair of the Zanu-PF Women’s League) whose mission to be the next leader led to the current non-coup coup. And the man who Mugabe fired as Vice President a fortnight ago – after his supporters allegedly booed Grace Mugabe (52) at a rally – has been appointed by Zanu-PF as Zimbabwe’s new interim leader.

Huge crowds gathered outside Zimbabwe House in London yesterday in solidarity with thousands who marched in Harare.

According to the Guardian newspaper in the UK, when the motion was passed removing Mugabe as leader and appointing Emmerson Mnangagwa (75) in his position, the hall of about 200 members “broke into cheers, song and dance”.

Mugabe has refused to step down since the military put him under house arrest earlier this week, and despite thousands marching through the streets of Harare yesterday to demand he leaves.

According to the Guardian, Zimbabwe’s parliament will reconvene on Tuesday and is likely to impeach Mugabe if he has not yet relinquished power. He has reportedly been given until Monday noon to resign. Sources close to Mugabe are quoted as saying that he wishes to stay on until his term ends next year. Mugabe has been in power for 37 years.


Read the full story here:
www.theguardian.com/world/2017/nov/19/zimbabwe-ruling-party-fires-robert-mugabe-as-leader/

Meanwhile the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation TV truck has been seen outside Statehouse in the last hour. It is expected that Mugabe is going to announce that he agrees to step down.

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Mugabe is expected to step down on Sunday night:

Yesterday, outside Mugabe’s ‘blue house’:

The Chipanga Challenge (saying sorry while wearing that shirt):

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