Zimbabwe, Republic of Zimbabwe, Rhodesia, Southern Rhodesia(noun)
a landlocked republic in south central Africa formerly called Rhodesia; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1980
Country in Southern Africa. Official name: Republic of Zimbabwe. Formerly called Southern Rhodesia or Rhodesia.
Etymology: From dzimba-dze-mabwe, in reference to .
Zimbabwe, officially the Republic of Zimbabwe, is a landlocked country located in southern Africa, between the Zambezi and Limpopo rivers. It is bordered by South Africa to the south, Botswana to the southwest, Zambia to the northwest and Mozambique to the east. The capital is Harare. Zimbabwe achieved de jure sovereignty from the United Kingdom in April 1980, following 14 years as an unrecognised state under the conservative white minority government of Rhodesia, which unilaterally declared independence in 1965. Zimbabwe has 16 official languages. English, Shona and Ndebele are the most widely spoken languages. The present territory was first demarcated by Cecil Rhodes of the British South Africa Company, becoming a self-governing colony as Southern Rhodesia in 1923. President Robert Mugabe is head of state and commander-in-chief of the armed forces; Morgan Tsvangirai is the serving Prime Minister. Praised as a champion for the anti-colonial cause, Mugabe is also viewed as an authoritarian responsible for Zimbabwe's mediocre human rights record and substantial economic decline. He has held power since internationally recognised independence in 1980: as head of government since 1980 and head of state since 1987.
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A republic in southern Africa, east of ZAMBIA and BOTSWANA and west of MOZAMBIQUE. Its capital is Harare. It was formerly called Rhodesia and Southern Rhodesia.
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The numerical value of zimbabwe in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of zimbabwe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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In Germany when you want to kill dogs you cause rabies. In Zimbabwe when you want to grab power unconstitutionally you cause social unrest!
You are watching this video because I have either been arrested or I have been abducted, maybe we shall see each other again. Maybe we shall never see each other again. And maybe we succeeded, or maybe we failed. Whatever the case, you and I have stood to build Zimbabwe.
The Zimbabwe government must deliver the free and fair elections the people of Zimbabwe deserve and which it has promised.
She has gone beyond thinking about it. She will contest and I am confident she will be the first female president of Zimbabwe.
It is disheartening to realize that the Mines Minister has already visited Arda Transau for Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company to relocate more villagers to Arda Transau without addressing previous community grievances.
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