What are problems in Zimbabwe?

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Huge economic problems have been caused by Robert Mugabe, a cruel and brutal dictator who has ruled Zimbabwe for too many years.
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When was the fall of Zimbabwe?

Zimbabwe fell in 1998 when foreign currency was used to fund theZimbabwe army fighting in the DRC war. War veterans were also paida further $50 000 each as compensation for fighting in theliberation war in the 70's. Later on in the year 2000 war, veteransseized white-owned farms. This was done in an unproper manner withan effort to lure back voters for Zanu PF. The effects continue aswe speak with inflation, cholera, AIDS, starvation, no water, nofuel, no food, no government. The fall of Zimbabwe 1998 to present.

Where is Zimbabwe?

Zimbabwe is located in southern Africa which is a region insub-saharan Africa. It is a land locked country just north of SouthAfrica, and also surrounded by Mozambique, Zambia and Botswana.

Who is the President of Zimbabwe?

Robert Gabriel Mugabe is the President of Mugabe. Born on 1924 February 21, Mugabe became a leader of Zimbabwe as part of the movement against minority white rule. He joined the National Democratic Party in 1960, which was reformed as the Zimbabwe African People's Union (ZAPU). He split off to join the Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU) in 1963. Imprisoned in 1964, he served 10 years before being released in 1974 along with leader Joshua Nkomo. Mugabe then went to fight in neigbouring Mozambique for Black Africans emerging as a hero at the end of the war in 1979. In the 1980 Zimbabwe General election, he became Prime Minister of Zimbabwe by calling for reconciliation between whites and blacks. A rift developed between Mugabe and Nkomo, and bitter fighting was felt throughout the country from 1982 to 1987. On 1987 December 31 Robert Mugabe made himself President of Zimbabwe, abolished the Prime Minister position, made Nkomo Vice-president, and merged their parties, creating a one-party state. Mugabe has continued to act as dictator president for the last 23 years. In 2008, parliamentary and presidential elections were held. Mugabe ended up losing the first round to Morgan Tsavangiri, but through military intimidation, the withdrawl of Tsavangiri due to lack of faith in the process, and blatant electoral fraud, Mugabe was awarded a landslide victory. In 2013, Mugabe was re-elected over Tsavangiri again 61.09% to 33.94% again with many charges of corruption in the election process.

What is the continent of Zimbabwe?

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Who is the leader of Zimbabwe?

Zimbabwe is governed by President Robert Mugabe as Head of State. The 2013 constitution abolished the office of prime minister (again)

What technology do they have in Zimbabwe?

Zimbabwe has technology just like most other countries. However, due to the decline of the country under the reign of Robert Mugabe, technology has become less accesible.

What food is in Zimbabwe?

Sadza is corn porridge that is sometimes dipped into meat andgravy. Nhedzi is a soup made of wild mushrooms. Bota is porridgeflavored with peanut butter, milk or jam. It is usually eaten forbreakfast. Papayas are grown here and are sometimes made intocandy.

What is the biggest problem in Zimbabwe today?

Poverty. Land is quite good in Zimbabwe and there are a lot of farms. These had been given to people who were not able to run them so well. As a result food production dropped, which has led to poverty and hunger. Massive inflation has led to high prices, making it more difficult for people to buy food. Robert Mugabe has run the country since independence in 1980 and during that time has become increasingly dictatorial in his style. There has been a lot of violence and civil unrest in the country.

Wha is zimbabwe?

Zimbabwe is a country lying north of South Africa, mostly between the Limpopo and Zambesi Rivers

What are the problems in Zimbabwe?

Zimbabwe has many problems: the Blood diamond trade, lack of accessto education, AIDs, and Robert Mugabe who will not step down aspresident.

Does Zimbabwe have technology?

Yes, Zimbabwe has television, local radio stations, internetconnections and telephone lines. Although the frequent poweroutages do prevent these items of luxury being used.gfjgffjygftyjug

When was Zimbabwe colonised?

Zimbabwe was colonised in 1969 during the "Summer of Love " by Boyz II Men. However, the popular RnB group soon grew weary of the mundane duties required to run a country and so in 1980 sold the fledgling nation to Robert Mugabe for a nickel, a Grammy and horse named Shoe.

Map of Zimbabwe?

Maps of Zimbabwe can be found and bought online from certainretailers. A map of Zimbabwe can also be found in local libraries.

Does it snow in Zimbabwe?

No,it doesn't. Last time snow was recorded in Zimbabwean tallest peak (2500 meters asl) it was in August 1935.

What is up with Zimbabwe?

Zimbabwe is awesome even thought things are lacking like mean people and bombing and unicorns. oh comeon UNICORNS? chu dipstick... xD unicorns a stupid horses whitd a spike coverd in glitter glued to there forhead and plastick wings...

What problems do the people face in Zimbabwe to get access to resources?

Access to Resources in Zimbabwe is purely based on money, lots of it and usually in foreign currency (ZAR,USD or GBP). The Zimbabwean Dollar is now worthless and most shops, hospitals and businesses do not accept it as means of payment. So you have to either earn foreign currency or swap your Zimbabwan Dollars at some ridiculous rate for foreign currency on the black (or parallel) market. You can then use your foreign currency to buy food, fuel, medicines or anything else you need. There was a News clip this morning where starving people were scratching through a rubbish dump for food and eating directly from it. They scratched through and moved aside a ZW$10,000,000 note as it is worthless.. So you can see that the ordinary Zimabwean who works for a company agrees to work, for example, for ZW$100,000,000 for the month. By the time the end of the month comes, that is now worth zero with the inflation rate in the hundreds of millions. Prices are doubling every day at least. In most cases, it costs more to get to work than you will earn in wages. So come the end of the month, this worker now queues for the whole day to withdraw his money and his ZW$100,000,000 may only buy him a loaf of bread which he can't find anyway and will probably have to find foreign currency to buy it anyway.

Why is Zimbabwe called Zimbabwe?

The name Zimbabwe means a house built from stones, split into two "zimba" means house and "bwe" is stone. The name relates to the Great Zimabwe "Ruins" which were built by laying stones on each other hence the name "House of stones"

What is Zimbabwe like?

Zimbabwe its a nice country with everything. The Victoria Falls are some of the most famous, considered by some to be among the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.David Livingstone, the Scottish missionary and explorer, is believed to have been the first European recorded to view the Victoria Falls - which he did from what is now known as 'Livingstone Island' in Zambia, the only land accessible in the middle of the falls Kariba Dam he Kariba Dam is a hydroelectric dam in theKariba Gorge of the Zambezi river basin betweenZambia and Zimbabwe. It is one of the largest dams in the world, standing 128 m (420 ft) tall and 579 m (1,900 ft) long.

Were is Zambia and Zimbabwe?

Zambia is directly south of Congo, in central Africa. Zambia's southern border is the Zambesi River and the other side is Zimbabwe.

What currency does Zimbabwe have?

Zimbabwean Dollar written Z$ to distinguish it from other dollar currencies. Because of massive inflation is was suspended 12th April 2009. Today, other currencies are used for transactions instead

Why is Zimbabwe a LEDC?

LEDC stands for Least Developed Country. Zimbabwe is the fifteenth least developed country in the world and is located in Africa. Most of Africa is underdeveloped because the continent has only had self-governing countries since about the 1960s. Prior to the 60s, European countries controlled practically the entire continent of Africa (with the exception of Liberia and Ethiopia). Here, they helped hinder the development of many of these lands during a period of Social Darwinism, where Europeans believed they were superior. Zimbabwe has fell victim to this. However, Zimbabwe has also experienced decades of internal problems, such as economic and political problems, such as hyperinflation. Zimbabwe has also been headed by an immensely racist dictator (that some dare to compare to Hitler) since 1987.

What lakes are in zimbabwe?

The most prominent lakes in Zimbabwe are Lake Kariba (which is the world's largest man made lake), Lake Mutirikwi, Lake Chivero and Lake Manyame.

Why was Zimbabwe colonised?

Zimbabwe was colonized by the British in order to expand theBritish territories. The British colonies were designed to bringriches to the crown.

What is the origin of Zimbabwe?

Zimbabwe was born out of Rhodesia in 1980 the year of independence after a protracted war of liberation that lasted many years. Zimbabwe was colonised by Britain when British settlers arrived and enslaved local indeginous black people in the 1800s. The indigenous people waged what became known as Chimurenga 1 and Chimurenga 2 wars against the settlers which led to independence on the 18th of April 1980. Zimbabwe has had political independence for some 30 years. The government of Robert Mugabe in 2000 waged what it called Chimurenga 3 which was to get land back from descendents of the white settlers as a form of economic independence. This led to a disastorous economic ruin which saw saw inflation of the local currency reaching billions of percent.

Are there cats in Zimbabwe?

There are seven (7) cats species indigenous to Zimbabwe, theseare:- Africa wild cat, Black foot cat, - only in the far south west Caracal, Cheetahs, Leopards, Lions, and Serval cats.

What government is Zimbabwe?

Government: Semi presidential, parliamentary, consociationalist republic For the source and more detailed information concerning your request, click under the related links section (Wikipedia) indicated directly below this answer section.

What is Zimbabwe race?

Zimbabwe is predominantly made up of the indegenous Africans, mainly the Shona and Ndebele people, Caucasian and Indian/Asian.

What are the regions of Zimbabwe?

Mashonaland West, Mashonaland Central, Mashonaland East, Manicaland, Masvingo, Midlands, Matebeleland South, Matebeleland North, Bulawayo and Harare Provinces

Where is the Zimbabwe River?

There is no river by that name. But there is the Zambezi river which divides Zimbabwe and Zambia. Its the river that has the famous Victoria Falls and is well known for the Tiger fish in the man-made Kariba dam. The movie 'River white' was shot there because of the treacherous rapids. there is also the bridge that most tourists go to bunjee jump. You can google Zambezi river to get more info.

Why does Zimbabwe have a flag?

Because each country has it's own flag. Therefore since Zimbabwe is a country in the continent of Africa, it has a flag.

What is the currancy of Zimbabwe?

The current de facto currency of Zimbabwe is the US dollar. The South African rand, Botswana pula and UK pound are also used under the multi-currency regime.

Who are Freemasons in Zimbabwe?

the extremely rich elite of Zimbabwe.this includes the `silent killers `,bunch of rich business people.Mugabe ,the country`s president is rumored to be a reptile.this means he is the leader and presides over rituals carried out in the country.

What was the greatest Zimbabwe?

Great Zimbabwe are the ruins of a stone walled settlement that was the capital of the Kingdom of Zimbabwe between about 1220 and 1450 AD.

Does Zimbabwe have an election?

Zimbabwe does not do well with elections. -Almost every national election in the past 30 years has been rigged in some manner by Mugabe's henchmen. People are scared off by corrupt national police and 'bully boys'. -International observers have made many protests at election irregularities to no avail. It is absolutely shameful that the UN and OAU let this vicious farce carry on.

What is a Zimbabwe?

A zimbabwe, as a common noun, is a prominent cultural ruin, such asone called Great Zimbabwe located inside the country itself.