LIVE VIDEO UPDATES: President Mugabe resigns

21/11/2017Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has resigned, parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda says.

A letter from Mr Mugabe said the decision was voluntary, Reuters news agency reports.

The surprise announcement came as lawmakers debated an impeachment motion against Mr Mugabe in a joint sitting of parliament.


Notice of resignation as President of the Republic of Zimbabwe

In terms of the provisions of section 96 (1) of the constitution of Zimbabwe, amendment number 20, 2013. Following my verbal communication with the Speaker of the National Assembly, Advocate Jacob Mudenda at 13:53 hours, 21st November, 2017 intimating my intention to resign as President of the Republic of Zimbabwe, I Robert Gabriel Mugabe in terms of section 96 (1) of the constitution of Zimbabwe hereby formally tender my resignation as the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe with immediate effect.

My decision to resign is voluntary on my part and arises from my concern for the welfare of the people of Zimbabwe and my desire to ensure a smooth, peaceful and non-violent transfer of power that underpins national security, peace and stability.

Kindly give public notice of my resignation as soon as possible as required by section 96 (1) of the constitution of Zimbabwe.

Yours faithfully,

Robert Gabriel Mugabe President of the Republic of Zimbabwe




TV LIVE VIDEO ..MUGABE resignation shocker: Zimbabwe  President did not says goodbye

HARARE: Zimbabwe’s ZBC state broadcaster is preparing for a very important announcement moments from now after it parked TV broadcast vans at State House where President Robert Mugabe is expected to make his last address to the nation, military sources have said.

Correspondent Richard Gaisford has tweeted there may be a delay to Mugabe’s speech amid chaos inside State House..  because he is refusing to show it to anyone before he delivers it. Chaos inside State House #Harare apparently.

Senior officers at ZBC have confirmed the latest development.

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