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Mugabe refuses to resign, ZANU-PF to press on with impeachment

Mugabe refuses to resign, ZANU-PF to press on with impeachment

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe has adamantly refused to step down.

In his long awaited address to the nation on Sunday evening, the president insisted that he is still in-charge and pledged to preside over the ZANU-PF congress in December.

“The congress is due in a few weeks from now. I’ll preside over its processes which must not be prepossessed by any acts calculated to undermine it or to compromise the outcomes in the eyes of the public,” he said.

The news stunned Zimbabweans and the world alike as he defied expectations.

The ruling party says it will go ahead with plans to impeach him while leader of Zimbabwe’s war veterans Chris Mutsvangwa, called on Zimbabweans to take to the streets on Wednesday.

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