President Emmerson Mnangagwa ZIMBABWE has been in economic decline since the late 1990s. In this economy, how many Zimbabweans live under the poverty datum line? A claim was made by opposition political party Build Zimbabwe Alliance, which ZimFact went out to fact check. Claim: 38 years after independence, 72% of people still live under the poverty datum line. The World Bank defines extreme poverty as living on less than US$1.90 per day as of October 2015. Prior to that, the global line was $1.25 a day. It was projected that in 2015, just over 700 million people were living in extreme poverty down from 1.9 billion in 1990 when the poverty line was initially set at…