Mugabe does not resign and asks Zimbabwe to return to normal

Mugabe does not resign and asks Zimbabwe to return to normal

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Mugabe, accompanied by the high command of the Army, demanded that the country not be “carried away by bitterness” and said that it “takes into account” all the complaints made by different strata of society.

The president of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, did not resign this Sunday (19.11.2017) as expected, and during a televised message to the country he insisted on “the need to carry out actions to return” the country “to normalcy”.

 

Mugabe, accompanied by the Army’s high command, demanded that the country not be “carried away by bitterness” and said that it “takes into account” all the complaints made by different strata of society and by its own party, which today He dismissed as number one and summoned him until tomorrow at noon to resign.

Since the military uprising on Tuesday, Mugabe has been under house arrest and has met twice with the military to negotiate an exit that has not happened, although his party announced that, if he does not resign, he will raise a motion of no confidence against him. he.

Mnangagwa, the new leader of the party

The government party, Zanu-PF, dismissed Mugabe as leader in the morning and demanded that he resign before 10:00 GMT on Monday. If he does not, the formation will dismiss him on Tuesday with a motion of no confidence in Parliament.

The party will be headed in the future by former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa (75), who will surely succeed Mugabe. The
coup came after the president dismissed
Mnangagwa to strengthen in succession his wife and first lady,
Grace, who was also expelled from the party today.

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