THE FALL OF MUGABE

The hold of power by Robert mugabe appears to be collapsing as many take to the streets of Zimbabwe calling for his resignation.

The president who has ruled

Zimbabwe for nearly four decades through force and bribery. Still has Support in some branches of the security establishment and high profile politicians.Some who have been detained .

On Saturday the streets of Harare were filled with people chanting, singing and waving placards, Many embraced soldiers. The march which was approved by military authorities and will also grow the generals who took control images both locally and internationally.The chant was is thought to be more evidence towards the crave of the people of Zimbabwe for democracy than just celebration of the departure of the world oldest leader.The military has said its takeover was to remove criminals close to the president.

Most observers believe the former vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa is likely to take charge when Mugabe finally relinquishes power.There is also concern the military will maintain dominant influence in the future.

“The ruling party has allowed the military to taste political power and … We have to expect some role of the armed forces to continue for some time,” said Martin Rupiya, a former Zimbabwean army general.

One senior Zanu-PF official said fears of “pryears were justified.

Since taking power, the military has arrested about a dozen senior officials and ministers loyal to the first lady. And she is yet to be seen since the takeover.

The motions also called for Grace Mugabe to be stripped of her post chairing the Zanu-PF women’s league. She is a divisive figure who has outraged many with her extravagance, violent outbursts and political ambitions. Mugabe could theoretically continue as president, even if he were no longer leader of Zanu-PF.Mugabe’s downfall is likely to send shockwaves across Africa, where a number of entrenched autocratic leaders are facing pressure to step aside.

The motions also called for Grace Mugabe to be stripped of her post chairing the Zanu-PF women’s league. She is a divisive figure who has outraged many with her extravagance, violent outbursts and political ambitions. Mugabe could theoretically continue as president, even if he were no longer leader of Zanu-PF.Mugabe’s downfall is likely to send shock waves across Africa, where a number of entrenched autocratic leaders are facing pressure to step aside.

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