Zim ministers snub Mugabe's cabinet meeting call

Robert Mugabe called a cabinet meeting in Harare on Tuesday.

EWN reporter, Hitekani Magwedze says Zanu-PF cabinet ministers did not go to the meeting because they do not take his call to meet with them seriously.

Magwedze says the ministers held a meeting of their own at the Zanu-PF headquarters in Harare.

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They said that they take instructions from the party and Mugabe is no longer their leader. They are saying they are not going back on their decision to impeach him.

Hitekani Magwedze, EWN reporter

It seems all roads lead to the city centre where the parliament is and Parliament is going to be sitting at 14:15. It seems that decision to impeach him still goes forward.

Hitekani Magwedze, EWN reporter

Magwedze adds that the Zanu-PF Chief Whip mentioned that if Mugabe still refuses to step down he will be removed in parliament where members will have to vote for his impeachment. They will need the support of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) to do that.

MDC leaders said that they've always wanted Mugabe out, reports Mmagwedze.

Regional co-ordinator at Crisis Zimbabwe Coalition, Joy Mabenge says everything seems to be fast-tracked to getting Mugabe impeached.

It seems Zanu-PF is on the last leg of the legal processes in order to impeach Mugabe.

Read: ‘If Mugabe could be shafted so can Zuma - the view of many in SA’

Impeachment remains a possibility. Zanu-PF has the numbers and it seems the powers within the opposition wants to take the revolution forward ensuring that they vote together with the ruling party MPs.

Joy Mabenge, Regional Co-Ordinator at Crisis Zimbabwe Coalition

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