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In Memes Hilarious reactions after Mugabe's shock of resignation

The 93-year-old's resignation comes after a week of intense pressure from the military and the public.

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Despite reports that Robert Mugabe has resigned, it appears the 93-year-old president’s political career has survived another day.

Twitter users found themselves confused and searching for answers after Zimbabwe’s longtime leader, President Mugabe, announced he has resigned ahead of elections in 2018.

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The 93-year-old's resignation comes after a week of intense pressure from the military and the public.

Despite an army takeover and expulsion from his own ruling ZANU-PF party, Mugabe had refused to step down in a defiant televised speech on Sunday, November 19, 2017.

However, he sent a letter of resignation to the Zimbabwean parliament on Tuesday, November 21.

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Parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda read the letter in a surprise announcement that sent lawmakers, and crowds in the streets of Zimbabwe, into wild jubilation.

This is what Zimbabweans and Africans had to say in memes following his resignation.


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