Robert Mugabe remains head of state in Zimbabwe against all the odds after refusing to resign as president.
He was expected to stand down in a historic address live on television after conceding to military takeover.
Instead, he clings to power following a rambling speech which left the nation stunned and baffled.
It is an extrodinary set of circumstances and to break it all down Ali Mau speaks to international relations expert and professor, Robert Patman.
Listen to the full interview with Robert Patman above.
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