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Mnangagwa's Independence celebration flops

by Mandla Ndlovu
18 Apr 2019 at 12:21hrs | Views
President Emmerson Mnangagwa's bid to preside over a successful 39th anniversary of the Independence of Zimbabwe flopped after a massive rainfall scattered the attendees who filled about half of the National Sports Stadium.

Images from Harare show a half-filled stadium that did not deter the proceedings from going on as planned. When the President was finishing inspecting the guard of honour heavy rains started pouring causing the attendees to scatter and look for safety from the rain.

Many Zimbabweans on social media said the celebrations mean nothing to them especially after the price of basic commodities sky rocketed in the past days.

Commenting on the commemorations exiled former cabinet Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo said, "Things looked promising then, in 2014. The younger generation was rising and poised for a transformational takeover. A new Constitution had just been adopted, beckoning a new Zimbabwe. But today those prospects are between slim and none. The country has slipped into the abyss!"
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