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End Of An Era: Robert Mugabe's Reign Comes To A Painful Halt


Mugabe Resigns: End Of An Era: Robert Mugabe's Reign Comes To A Painful Halt
Robert "Uncle Bob" Mugabe's 37 year old love relationship with Zimbabwe has ended with a bitter divorce. 
The 93 years old ruler's resignation letter was read by the speaker of Zimbabwe's parliament amid cheers from the members of parliament who were in the chambers. Soon word came out and citizens of Zimbabwe took to the streets of Harare to celebrate the end of a regime that had constantly made it hard for them to fight poverty and disease.
Mugabe Resigns: End Of An Era: Robert Mugabe's Reign Comes To A Painful Halt
Young Robert Mugabe

Mugabe's letter suggested he had resigned voluntarily to allow smooth transition of power.
Many saw this as a move to save face and avoid the humiliation of having to be impeached from a seat he had held for a period spanning over three decades.
The events that culminated in resignation had almost everything to do with his wife's ruthless ambitions. She positioned herself to take over from Mugabe's whose time in government and in the world were becoming limited by each passing days.
Mugabe Resigns: End Of An Era: Robert Mugabe's Reign Comes To A Painful Halt
Uncle Bob On A Bad Day

She was so thorough that she made sure Robert Mugabe fell out with his longest serving ally and former spymaster Mnangagwa the crocodile.

Mugabe Resigns: End Of An Era: Robert Mugabe's Reign Comes To A Painful Halt
Robert Mugabe And Emmerson Mnangagwa During Better Days
Now the same man who was fired from the vice presidency and had to flee to exile in South Africa is poised to become the next president of Zimbabwe after the party nominated him to become the interim leader.

Mugabe Resigns: End Of An Era: Robert Mugabe's Reign Comes To A Painful Halt Mnangagwa Takes Over
Emmerson Mnangagwa
The army through its leader Chiwenga has announced its intentions to leave power and let the constitution dictate the future of Zimbabwe and its people.

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