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Mugabe era winds down as ruling party backs his ouster

Mugabe should be "recalled as the party president: Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front's provincial committees

Godfrey Marawanyika Desmond Kumbuka & Brian Latham | Bloomberg 

Robert Mugabe’s 37-year grip on political power in Zimbabwe is all but over. The ruling party’s 10 provincial co-coordinating committees resolved late Friday to oust the 93-year-old president, a decision that’s set to be ratified by its central executive as early as this weekend. The nation’s parliament is due to reconvene on Tuesday and could impeach him should he refuse to resign. Mugabe should be “recalled as the party president and be allowed to retire and be given his status as an elder statesman,” the Zimbabwe African National ...

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First Published: Sun, November 19 2017. 01:22 IST