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Zanu PF Officially Notifies Mugabe he is Getting Recalled

The president's impeachment is set to begin today (Tuesday).

President Robert Mugabe was given until Monday noon to step down, a deadline which he missed. This was after he refused to resign during a national address on Sunday.


Mugabe's party Zanu-PF has just confirmed it has notified the president to step down.

"Pursuant to the decisions of the Zanu PF central committee entered on November 19, 2017 recalling Cde President Robert Gabriel Mugabe from the position president and first secretary of Zanu PF, the party wishes to announce that Cde RG Mugabe has been formally notified of the decisions this morning," said Zanu PF secretary for information Simon Khaya Moyo, in a statement.

The president's impeachment is set to begin today (Tuesday).

According to a report by eNCA, Zanu-PF deputy Legal Secretary Paul Mangwana said most of his party's MPs will vote to impeach Mugabe.

"We've had to engage our colleagues in the MDC (and) the other parties which are in parliament. And coming from discussions with honorable Manzora, he has agreed to give us 71 votes from the MDC and we are also requesting professor Ncube to give us two more votes. Once we get those 73 we now need 127 votes from Zanu-PF in order to achieve the two-thirds majority," he was quoted as saying by the website.

You can read the full report here.

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Rema Welcomes 2021 With New Single 'Bounce'

The Don Jazzy produced track reminds us of why the Nigerian singer-songwriter is topping charts.

Nigerian golden boy Rema took his time on deciding how to start of 2021—and we're glad he did.

The afropop hitmaker is out with his first project of the year, "Bounce", after stunning fans with word of an upcoming album, and the cooks in this kitchen have not disappointed.

Keeping it in the Mavin Records family, legendary producer Don Jazzy sprinkles his magic on the track, while undoubtedly motivating the young singer-songwriter to be his best self. And with this track being like nothing we've heard from Rema before, one could say Jazzy succeeded. "Bounce", fast-paced and fierce, is a love song dedicated to bewitchingly beautiful and blessed bottoms. The candid declaration and hip shaking beat are a force duo and we can't help but love it.

Of the single and collaboration with head honcho Don Jazzy, Rema says, "This record was inspired by the luscious and magnificent body of the African woman. Furthermore, I'm really excited about this tune because it's my first single with the legendary Don Jazzy."

Honestly, when you start the year off with a banger, you get to make songs about butts.

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