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: 14,030,368 (2018)

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

 
  • Mon - Jun 17, 2019: New Industrial Policy Hailed - AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe
    [The Herald] The Zimbabwe National Industrial Development Policy (ZNIDP) 2019-2023 that Government has launched, is expected to guide the sustainable growth of the country's industrial sector, according to analysts and industry experts.
  • Mon - Jun 17, 2019: U.S. African Policy's Lost 'Dynamics' - AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe
    [Deutsche Welle] At the US-Africa economic summit, stakeholders from both sides meet to discuss future business. Africa's political elite is represented in large numbers. Interest in the US is not as strong.
  • Mon - Jun 17, 2019: Influential Football Website Tips Musona - AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe
    [The Herald] "The Smiling Assasin" turns 29 on Friday, is coming from a difficult initiation into the Anderlecht system, a season blighted by injuries and a loan move to a Belgian club that sank into relegation.
  • Mon - Jun 17, 2019: 'Youth Participation Critical for Vision 2030' - AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe
    [The Herald] Youths have a critical role to play in the attainment of Vision 2030 and the improvement of transparency, accountability and good governance in the country, Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister Monica Mutsvangwa said on Friday.
  • Mon - Jun 17, 2019: Reform Process Will Bear Long-Term Gains - AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe
    [The Herald] President Mnangagwa has made it clear that his administration will be characterised by reform of all facets of society to achieve a prosperous Zimbabwe.