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WATCH: Zimbabweans celebrate Mugabe’s resignation

The streets of Harare, Zimbabwe imploded into wild honking, cheering and singing after it was announced that President Robert Mugabe has resigned.
Robert Mugabe said he is resigning immediately and voluntarily in order to have a “smooth transfer of power” after 37 years in charge.
The letter was read out in a cheering, dancing Parliament, which had been pursuing impeachment of the 93-year-old Mugabe, the world’s oldest head of state.
People hung out of car windows, others embraced and shook hands as news spread that the 93-year-old statesman who had been ruling
Zimbabwe for the past 37 years had finally relinquished power.
Happiness was palpable everywhere as people went up and down the streets, laughing and shouting at the top of their voices.

TOPSHOT – People cheer a passing Zimbabwe Defense Force military vehicle during a demonstration demanding the resignation of Zimbabwe’s president on November 18, 2017 in Harare.
Zimbabwe was set for more political turmoil November 18 with protests planned as veterans of the independence war, activists and ruling party leaders called publicly for Zimbabwe’s President to be forced from office.

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