“#ItsASadIndependenceDay” Zimbabweans React To 2019 Independence Day

Zimbabweans on Twitter reacted negatively to 2019 Independence day calling it a sad independence day. The hashtag it’s a sad independence day already has over 3500 tweets that tell the Zimbabwean story in a different way.

Most people lamented the economic meltdown that Zimbabwe is going through. Here are some of the tweets under the trending #itsasadindependenceday


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  1. Anonymous Reply

    Until all Africans can get rid of the corrup governments nothing is going to change and not even having the Chinese there.

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