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Robert Mugabe was overthrown by Military and Emmerson Mnangagwa sworn in as an interim President and ZANU-PF leader. -Zimbabwe

Emmerson Mnangagwa takes over Zimbabwe. PHOTO| FILE
Emmerson Mnangagwa takes over Zimbabwe as an interim President. PHOTO| FILE

The Zimbabwe ruling party ZANU-PF got a new leader after the President Robert Mugabe was overthrown. The former deputy president Emmerson Mnangagwa installed as the leader of ZANU PF, the party announced on Wednesday, November 15.



Former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa was declared the new ZANU-PF leader, formerly held by Mugabe Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has been ousted and his former deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa installed as the leader of ZANU PF, the party announced on Wednesday, November 15.


"ZANU PF has a way of solving our own problems, the situation is stable and Zimbabwe is open for business. There was no coup, but a bloodless peaceful transition- the center is strong and there is peace with honest leadership." a member of ZANU-PF said.


According to the latest reports that Mnangagwa landed at Manyame Airforce Base Wednesday morning to take over power. According to reports by the BBC, the military denied it had taken over the government and assured that Mugabe and his family were safe.



The ruling party, Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU PF) announced that Mnangagwa had been made the interim president. It said in a series of Twitter posts that Mugabe had been detained and that together with his wife Grace, he does not own the party and the country.



The country has been in a Military control as the Robert Mugabe and his family in detention.  "Neither Zimbabwe nor ZANU is owned by Mugabe and his wife. Today begins a fresh new era and comrade Mnangagwa will help us achieve a better Zimbabwe"  a Military personnel said.







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