Find the latest bookmaker offers available across all uk gambling sites www.bets.zone Read the reviews and compare sites to quickly discover the perfect account for you.
Tuesday , January 23 2018
Breaking News
Home / Foreign News / Africa / Sacked VP To Be Sworn In As Zimbabwe’s President

Sacked VP To Be Sworn In As Zimbabwe’s President

Emmerson Mnangagwa, former vice-president of Zimbabwe, who was sacked by Robert Mugabe, would be sworn in as president.

Mugabe reportedly fired Mnangagwa to pave the way for his wife to emerge as the head of the ZANU-PF, the ruling party.

Lovemore Matuke, ZANU-PF chief whip, told Reuters that Mnangagwa would be sworn in within 48 hours.

He added that Mnangagwa would serve the remainder of Mugabe’s term until the next general election in September 2018.

The military had warned Mugabe over his action but he refused, resulting in the seizure of power.

The only leader Zimbabwe had known since independence in 1980 was detained for days until he eventually stepped down.

He tendered his resignation letter to parliament on Tuesday.

“I, Robert Gabriel Mugabe, in terms of Section 96 of the constitution of Zimbabwe, hereby formally tender my resignation…with immediate effect,” the read in part.

Comments

comments

Check Also

Visionscape will replicate refuse management crisis in Lagos water sector – ERA/FoEN Warns

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has asked the Lagos State Government ...

Man Remanded In Prison For Allegedly Raping 13-Year-Old girl.

A 55-year-old man, Mfon Iyang, who allegedly raped a teenage girl, was on Monday remanded ...

Social Media Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com