Robert Mugabe Resigns – level 2

24-11-2017 15:00

In Zimbabwe, thousands of people are celebrating the end of 30 years of Robert Mugabe as president. The ruling party put pressure on him to resign.

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).

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