Robert Mugabe is the president in Zimbabwe. He is the president for 30 years. His vice president is a possible new president. Mugabe fires him.
The army holds Mugabe. The ruling party tells him that he must resign. People do not want him to be president any more.
Mugabe agrees to resign. The ruling party names the vice president as the new president.
Mugabe has little power left. He talks to the army about his exit plan.
Difficult words: ruling party (a group of people who are leaders of a country), resign (choose to stop working at your job), agree(say yes).
The military held Mugabe after he fired his vice president, who was a possible replacement leader. People were happy as the ruling party named the vice president as the new leader.
The party also sent away Mugabe’s wife who was going to be the next leader. Since Mugabe has little power left, he is discussing how to exit his job with the military.
Difficult words: ruling party (a group of people who are in charge of a country), put pressure on (tell someone that he or she should do something), resign (give up your job).
In Zimbabwe, thousands of people are celebrating the end of 30 years of Robert Mugabe as president. The ruling ZANU-PF party put pressure on him to resign.
The military detained Mugabe after he sackedhis vice president, Emerson Mnangagwa, who was a possible replacement leader. People showed jubilation as the ruling party reinstatedMnangagwa as the new leader.
The party also sent away Mugabe’s wife, Grace, who was planning to succeed him. Since Mugabe has little power left, army chiefs are discussing his exit plan with him.
Difficult words: detain (hold in jail or in a home), sack (fire from a job), jubilation (happiness), reinstate (put back into a job), succeed (become a leader after the current leader).