People of Zimbabwe celebrate Mugabe's downfall (Image: The Atlantic) At the moment, there is no country more jubilant than Zimbabwe. That may sound hard to believe, seeing that their people endured decades of living in hell. But last week, Robert Mugabe, their President of 37 years resigned as leader, renewing some hope for the 16 million citizens residing there. Zimbabwe has been through a lot - perhaps that's an understatement. There are so many statistics that support claims of Mugabe's horrifying legacy. Recent statistics show that in Zimbabwe, 70% are living in poverty , the average life expectancy is 60.7, while the average salary is $253 per month. Meanwhile, corruption is rife and years of political propaganda gifted Mugabe power on a finely golden-covered plate when at the same time, his people lost out on vital resources and ultimately, lives. Mugabe was right to go and while I'm not often in support of mass protests to make a political point, I'