Zimbabwe Independence Day

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 12:00am

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A month after Cyclone Idai, Zimbabwe marks its 39th Independence Day from British colonial rule. The first 38 years of independence saw one man as president: Robert Mugabe. Now, the BBC's Shingai Nyoka explains that optimism for change is fading a year and a half into the new regime.