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Robert Mugabe resigned as president of Zimbabwe Tuesday, parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda announced, bringing the curtain down on a 37-year reign.
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Zimbabweans celebrated in the streets after President Robert Mugabe resigned Tuesday, a stunning end to nearly 40 years of leadership announced in parliament during impeachment proceedings against
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Thousands of Zimbabweans poured onto the streets of Harare after president Robert Mugabe resigned on Tuesday, and cars were hooting in the streets.
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Robert Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe`s president on Tuesday, shortly after parliament began an impeachment process to end his nearly four decades of rule.

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