President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe has resigned immediately and voluntarily after managing the Southern African nation for 37 years. The Speaker of Parliament Jacob Mudenda told has told the House that he received a resignation letter from the 93-year-old veteran leader who said hes stepping down in order to have a smooth transfer of power.
The documents seen by URN do not, however, specify the gifts and their financial worth. It is not also clear whether President Museveni personally received the alleged gifts. However, Sam Kutesa is reported to have received a bribe of USD 500,000 1.8 billion Shillings for assisting the company to obtain lucrative opportunities in Ugandas energy sector and connecting them to the President.
The Department of Justice unsealed the criminal complaints on Monday charging the head of a Hong Kong-based NGO Dr Chi Ping Patrick Ho, 68, of Hong Kong, and the former foreign minister of Senegal Cheikh Gadio, 61, with bribing high-level officials to help a Chinese oil and gas company.