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Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwe president after impeachment threat; ends 37-year rule

Former vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa will take over as interim leader, contest election in 2018

Harare, Zimbabwe

BOWING to a nation that had turned against him, Robert Mugabe resigned as president of Zimbabwe, ending his 37-year rule and sparking scenes of wild celebration throughout the capital.

House of Assembly speaker Jacob Mudenda announced the resignation during a joint

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