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Zimbabwe: Landlocked country in southeastern Africa
Zimbabwe, officially the Republic of Zimbabwe, formerly Rhodesia, is a landlocked country located in Southern Africa, between the Zambezi and Limpopo Rivers, bordered by South Africa, Botswana, Zambia and Mozambique. The capital and largest city is Harare. The second largest city is Bulawayo. A country of roughly 14 million people, Zimbabwe has 16 official languages, with English, Shona, and Ndebele the most common.


Zimbabwe elderly bear the brunt of 700 percent inflation rate [Video]

Zimbabwe elderly bear the brunt of 700 percent inflation rate

Many had saved hard to see them through retirement, but the economic crisis has wiped out much of their savings.

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Zimbabwe: Return of white farmers may boost food production [Video]

Zimbabwe: Return of white farmers may boost food production

Twenty years after Zimbabwe’s controversial land reform policy, when thousands of white farmers were forcibly evicted, some are returning to the land as tenants of Black owners.

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Zimbabwe's food crisis: About 60% of population faces starvation [Video]

Zimbabwe's food crisis: About 60% of population faces starvation

The UN’s World Food Programme says more than eight million Zimbabweans would not have enough food by December.

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Zimbabwean protest leader freed on bail in fourth attempt [Video]

Zimbabwean protest leader freed on bail in fourth attempt

Jacob Ngarivhume granted bail after being detained on July 20 for calling for rallies against corruption, economic woes.

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