Today is the national independence anniversary of Zimbabwe and Afroscandic joins the government of Zimbabwe led by the Prime Minister of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe in celebrating this momentous occasion.
Zimbabwe is located in South Africa, and was under the rule of the British colony from 1888-1965, when the country was still named South Rhodesia.
In 1965, Lan Smith who was the Prime Minister of South Rhodesia declared Unilateral Independence. Zimbabwe finally got its independence in April 18 1980 from the British Authorities.
Independence Day celebration is observed in Zimbabwe by national flag hoisting, marching and parades in front of the president. The heroes of liberation are also remembered during the independence celebration.
In April 18 1980, the flag of Zimbabwe was officially adopted. In 1980 the office of the president was established immediately after independence from the British colony.
Canaan Banana was the first president of Zimbabwe from 1980-1987 .The President of Zimbabwe is the Head of State of Zimbabwe. Robert Mugabe succeeded president Banana and became the Prime Minister of Zimbabwe from 1987 till date.
Among many interesting places to visit in Zimbabwe includes, Victoria falls which is the largest waterfall in Africa and one of the largest in the world. Hwange national park which is a home to one of the highest game, especially elephants. The first video below shows an African adventure to the land of Zimbabwe and the second video shows the beautiful largest waterfall in the world that is situated in Zimbabwe.
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