Mugabe resigns: Zimbabwe celebrates end of an era



Jubilant Zimbabweans celebrated late into the night after Robert Mugabe resigned as president.
He held power for 37 years and once said "only God" could remove him.
While still considered by some to be an African independence hero, his many critics see him as a despot who ruled by fear and brought a once-promising economy to near ruin.
His shock resignation came in the form of a letter read out by the speaker of parliament.
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22 November 2017 in World News, Views: 58
Source: BBC
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