Zimbabwe’s military says President Robert Mugabe’s future will be settled today when the ruling ZANU-PF’s central committee meets after tens of thousands took to the street yesterday to call for his resignation.
President Robert Mugabe will meet the command team of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces today, a day after Zimbabweans from all walks of life massively demonstrated that he should step down.
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace are “ready to die for what is correct” and have no intention of stepping down in order to legitimise this week’s military coup, his nephew, Patrick Zhuwao, told Reuters today.
Thousands of Zimbabweans poured onto the streets of Harare in a march to demand the resignation of President Robert Mugabe, the man who has led them for the past 37 years.
The MDC Alliance yesterday welcomed the military intervention by the country’s defence forces saying this resonated with the national public sentiments but called for an inclusive transitional mechanism to return the country to constitutionality.
Pressure continues to pile on President Robert Mugabe, who has been in power since independence, the first seven years as Prime Minister, to go.