Zimbabwe

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INFORMATION

Capital: Harare

Government: Unitary Dominant-Party Presidential Republic

Current President: Emmerson Mnangagwa

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

 
  • Tue - Jan 23, 2018: Ten Priorities for Getting Agriculture Moving in Zimbabwe - AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe
    [The Conversation Africa] Agriculture is taking centre stage in plans for the revival of Zimbabwe's ailing economy under the new leadership of Emmerson Mnangagwa.
  • Tue - Jan 23, 2018: Family Leaves Bangkok After Living At Airport for 3 Months - Reports - AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe
    [News24Wire] A Zimbabwean family, who had been living at Bangkoko's Suvarnabhumi airport for the past three months, has finally left Thailand, reports said on Tuesday.
  • Tue - Jan 23, 2018: Angry Minister Blasts Councils Over Cholera Outbreaks - AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe
    [New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe is not doing enough to address service delivery failings that are causing endless outbreaks of waterborne disease and the loss of life, health minister David Parirenyatwa has said.
  • Tue - Jan 23, 2018: Potraz Stresses Need to Work With Media - AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe
    [263Chat] The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) held its first ever media engagement forum in Kadoma last week Friday where the regulator stressed the need for working relationship with the fourth estate.
  • Tue - Jan 23, 2018: Entertainment Group's Bid to Professionalise Modelling Industry - AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe
    [263Chat] A local entertainment group has vowed to take modelling to dizzy heights by grooming top notch models that will leave an indelible mark on the local scene.