So what has happened to the frail 94-year-old who dominated the country's daily life for nearly four decades?
"We congratulate all Zimbabweans who raised their voices and stated peacefully and clearly that the time for change was overdue."
"President Mugabe reduced all of us to vagabonds."
The likely next president is Emmerson Mnangagwa, who Mugabe sacked as his deputy earlier this month.
- November 2017: Robert Mugabe fires the vice-president in a move seen as intended to open the way for his wife's succession
"I will not pretend to regret Mugabe’s downfall: but this can now be a turning point, a moment of hope for this beautiful country, full of potential"...
Lawmakers had convened to debate a motion to impeach Mugabe, who has dominated every aspect of Zimbabwean public life since independence in 1980.
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