News | Mugabe’s Fall,The Day After

On the 21st of November, around 5 pm, Robert Mugabe has resigned as president of Zimbabwe with immediate effect after 37 years in power, ushering in a new era for a country as uncertain as it is hopeful. The 93-year-old clung on for a week after an army takeover and expulsion from his own ruling ZANU-PF party, which also told him to leave power.

“I Robert Gabriel Mugabe in terms of section 96 of the constitution of Zimbabwe hereby formally tender my resignation… with immediate effect,” said parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda, reading the letter.The bombshell news was delivered to a special joint session of parliament. People danced and car horns blared on the streets of Harare at the news that the era of Mugabe – who has led Zimbabwe since independence in 1980 – was finally over.

The day, after I decided to ask people in the streets what they feel about it and what they expect for the close future. Here is what I heard!
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