Mugabe expected to face impeachment bid on Tuesday

Members of Zanu-PF have met to discuss impeaching Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, after a noon deadline passed without him resigning.

If the 93-year-old leader does not step down, his impeachment will be debated in Parliament on Tuesday, reports EWN's Hitekani Magwedze.

The ruling party removed Mugabe as Zanu-PF president and first secretary on Sunday.

This follows a military takeover of government last week and a nationwide march demanding Mugabe to step down on Saturday.

There are questions and doubts about whether Mugabe will finally relinquish power or remain defiant, Magwedze explains.

There are speculations that he is willing to fight tooth and nail to remain in power.

Hitekani Magwedze, EWN reporter

Meanwhile, the Zimbabwean military veterans will approach the high court to ensure that the military's government take-over is declared legal.

Take a listen to the EWN update:


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