Jubilant Zimbabweans ‘crying and hugging’ as Robert Mugabe resigns

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe resigned on Tuesday in a letter submitted to parliament.

Wild jubilation broke out among MPs upon hearing the news.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Rashweat Mukundu.

Mukundu is a political commentator and former head at Media Institute for Southern Africa (MISA) Zimbabwe.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).

There’s an outpouring of happiness and emotion!

Rashweat Mukundu, Media Institute for Southern Africa

People are crying and hugging each other.

Rashweat Mukundu, Media Institute for Southern Africa

I never imagined this would happen…

Rashweat Mukundu, Media Institute for Southern Africa

The suffering of the people in Zimbabwe is well-known… this is the beginning of a new era… everyone is happy.

Rashweat Mukundu, Media Institute for Southern Africa

Yes, Zanu-PF could be stronger. But the people of Zimbabwe is also much stronger.

Rashweat Mukundu, Media Institute for Southern Africa

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