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: 14,546,314 (2020)

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 - Aug 3, 2021: Time to Roll Up Sleeves As Planting of Irrigated Tobacco Beckons - AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe
    [The Herald] THE countdown to the planting of irrigated tobacco has already started! Yes, it will be happening just next month -- September -- with dry land planting coming between October and December.
  • Tue - Aug 3, 2021: Joy for Missing Toddler's Mother - AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe
    [The Herald] The mother of the now five-month-old Dadirai Seremwe, who was kidnapped from their home in Chinhoyi in June this year is elated to be united with her child.
  • Tue - Aug 3, 2021: ZDF Vaccinates Byo Residents - AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe
    [The Herald] THE Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) has embarked on an outreach mass Covid-19 vaccination of members of the public as it complements Government efforts to accelerate vaccination in order for the country to achieve herd immunity.
  • Tue - Aug 3, 2021: Jazz Crooner Moodha Decries Lack of Promoters - AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe
    [The Herald] Many are called but a few are chosen.
  • Tue - Aug 3, 2021: SADC Closing in On Mozambique Terrorists - AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe
    [The Herald] SADC ground and naval forces have arrived in Mozambique's troubled northern province as part of a combined regional force to quell insurgents who have caused much suffering and whose presence in a member state presents a threat to the whole region.