19, November 2017
Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has been fired as the leader of the ruling ZANU-PF party, less than a week after the military seized power in the African country, party sources say.
According to ZANU-PF sources on Sunday, former vice president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, who was sacked by Mugabe this month, has been appointed as new party leader.
The announcement came following an emergency meeting of the ruling party after which one of the delegates told Reuters, “He has been expelled,” adding, “Mnangagwa is our new leader.”
Leader of Zimbabwe war veterans, Mutsvangwa, has also confirmed that ZANU-PF has replaced Mugabe with Mnangagwa as leader.
Mutsvangwa added that ZANU-PF has starting the process to remove Mugabe as president of Zimbabwe.