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Mugabe given until noon Monday to quit as Zimbabwe President
November 19, 2017 / 1:40 PM / 22 days ago

Mugabe given until noon Monday to quit as Zimbabwe President

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party has given Robert Mugabe until noon (5.00 a.m. ET) on Monday to step down as President or face impeachment, cyber security minister Patrick Chinamasa said on Sunday.

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe attends a university graduation ceremony in Harare, Zimbabwe, November 17, 2017. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

He was speaking at a televised news conference after a special party meeting at which Mugabe was sacked as ZANU-PF leader.

Reporting by MacDonald Dzirutwe; Writing by Ed Stoddard; Editing by Ed Cropley

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