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Mnangagwa celebrates the demise of Mugabe

by Staff reporter
21 Nov 2017 at 21:22hrs | Views
Fired Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has hailed Zimbabweans for their historic moment after pushing President Robert Mugabe to resign in a dramatic and unceremonious way ending a tumultuous 37 years of (mis)rule.

Mugabe under pressure from the citizens, legislators and the military threw in the towel in Harare yesterday.

Mnangagwa told NewsDay this evening: "I want to congratulate the people of Zimbabwe on reaching this historic moment. Together, we will ensure a peaceful transition to the consolidation of our democracy, and bring in a fresh start for all Zimbabweans and foster peace and unity."

He added: "As I make my way back home, I look forward together with you the people of Zimbabwe to tackle the political and economic challenges facing our beloved country Zimbabwe. God bless Zimbabwe."

The former Vice-President will be sworn in tomorrow.

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Source - newsday