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

 
  • Fri - Aug 18, 2017: Immunity, or Not, What is Happening With Grace Mugabe? - AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe
    [allAfrica] Cape Town -The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) has reportedly denied that Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe will be granted diplomatic immunity despite reports to the contrary.
  • Fri - Aug 18, 2017: Telecoms Giant Launches Credit Scheme for Civil Servants - AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe
    [The Herald] Mobile Network operator, Econet has launched a new credit scheme that will enable civil servants to acquire smartphones at zero deposit and a combo of monthly data and voice calls for $12 per month.
  • Fri - Aug 18, 2017: Harare Mayor, Opposition Leadership Clash - AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe
    [The Herald] Harare mayor Councillor Bernard Manyenyeni has clashed with the MDC-T Harare leadership over his intentions to cut the city's salaries following a salary benchmarking exercise.
  • Fri - Aug 18, 2017: Date Sate For Mahofa Burial - AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe
    [The Herald] Masvingo Provincial Affairs Minister and Zanu-PF Politburo member Senator Shuvai Mahofa, who was declared a national heroine, will be buried at the National Heroes Acre on Sunday.
  • Fri - Aug 18, 2017: Dlamini-Zuma Says Grace Mugabe Must Face The Law - AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe
    [News24Wire] The African Union Commission's former chairperson, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, has reportedly said that women are capable leaders, adding that "the bahaviour of one woman should not be allowed to taint all women".