Zimbabwe: inmates now have a new uniform

Zimbabwe: inmates now have a new uniform

Authorities in Zimbabwe have introduced new prison uniforms in order to get “colonial historical injustices out of our minds”, Justice Minister Ziyambi Ziyambi has said.

Male inmates will move from wearing white shirts and trousers to orange ones.

Female prisoners will change their green dresses for pink ones.

The minister said another benefit of the change was that the bright new colours would not get dirty as easily, the BBC reports.

A local news outlet tweeted a photo of some prisoners modelling the new outfits:

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