Zimbabwe

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INFORMATION

Capital: Harare

Government: Unitary Dominant-Party Presidential Republic

Current President: Robert Mugabe

Economy:

  • Mineral exports, agriculture, and tourism drive the economy.
  • The mining sector remains very lucrative, with some of the world’s largest platinum reserves.

Population: 13,750,000

Land Size: 390,759 sq km (150,873 sq miles)

Major Ethnic Groups:

  • Shona
  • Ndebele
  • Mixed and Asian: 1%
  • White: < 1%
Religions:

  • syncretic (part Christian, part indigenous beliefs): 50%
  • Christian: 25%
  • Indigenous African Religions: 24%
  • Muslim and other: 1%

Language(s):

  • English (official)
  • Shona
  • Sindebele
  • Tonga
  • Venda

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RECENT NEWS

 
  • Sat - Sep 23, 2017: I'm Not Aware - Finance Minister Refuses to Comment on Mugabe Spending - AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe
    [News24Wire] Zimbabwe's finance minister has refused to comment on where the First Family got its money to buy a mansion in South Africa and to import luxury cars.
  • Fri - Sep 22, 2017: Mutharika Hails Mugabe After Talks in New York - AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe
    [Nyasa Times] Malawi's President Peter Mutharika held talk with Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Thursday at Lotte New York Palace in New York, United States and hailed the Zimbabwean leader's rich history thta makes him the only remaining hero of African nationalism.
  • Fri - Sep 22, 2017: President Mugabe - African Hero or Villain? - AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe
    [The Herald] Malawian president Professor Peter Mutharika says President Mugabe's rich history makes him the only remaining hero of African nationalism.
  • Fri - Sep 22, 2017: Rural Councils Urged to Fix Roads - AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe
    [The Herald] Government has urged rural local authorities to prioritise repair of roads which are in poor state to facilitate ease movement of grain from farmers to the Grain Marketing Depots across the country.
  • Fri - Sep 22, 2017: Fake Roadblock Robbers Jailed - AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe
    [The Herald] Three police officers who connived with three civilians two of whom are father and son to rob an Indian investor of $56 000 at a fake roadblock in Belvedere, Harare, were on Monday sentenced to an effective three years in jail each.