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Due to deforestation and mismanagement of land, Zimbabwe no longer has any remaining primary forests; this is largely due to deforestation rates increasing every year for decades.1 This is also combined with overgrazing, irresponsible agricultural practices, and erosion to cause the natural environment to deteriorate.1 The Zimbabwean government has implemented environmental protection policies, but these do not focus on the large scale problems.2

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1 http://rainforests.mongabay.com/20zimbabwe.htm

2 http://www.irinnews.org/report/97312/zimbabwe-s-climate-change-policies-need-an-urban-focus
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Zimbabwe News

ABC News 
FILE -- In this Feb. 21, 2017 file photo, Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe addresses party supporters at an event to mark her husband, Zimbabean Presdient Robert Mugabe's upcoming 93rd birthday in Harare, Zimbabwe. Mugabe has requested ... See more..
The Guardian 
Zimbabwe has requested diplomatic immunity for the first lady, Grace Mugabe, after she was accused of assaulting a model at a hotel in Johannesburg, according to a statement from South Africa's police ministry. The suspect's lawyers “and her government ... See more..
Namibian 
In a letter dated 25 July, addressed to Namibia's ambassador to Zimbabwe, Balbina Daes Pienaar, and the immigration ministry's permanent secretary, Patrick Nandago, the works officials said prevailing economic conditions do not allow for extending the ... See more..
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Newsweek 
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has said that people who murdered white farmers during a government-sanctioned purge in the 2000s will never be prosecuted. The 93-year-old president addressed a rally in Harare on Monday to mark Heroes' Day, ... See more..
NewsDay 
In 2007, when the country's political temperatures were rising ahead of a Zanu PF congress and the 2008 elections, I asked now Zapu leader, Dumiso Dabengwa whether he had thought of writing a book, he promised that he was working on something. See more..
Irish Times 
An Irish Franciscan friar has been posthumously awarded the highest honour the Zimbabwean government can bestow on a foreigner, The Royal Order of ... See more..
ABC News 
South Africa police issue red alert to stop Zimbabwe first lady, accused of assault, from leaving country: report. By The Associated Press. JOHANNESBURG — Aug 17, 2017, 8:30 AM ET. 0 Shares. Email. Star. 0 Shares. Email · South Africa police issue red ... See more..
News24 
Harare – Zimbabwean Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly been airlifted to South Africa, following reports over the weekend that he was "poisoned" at a rally in Gwanda. A News Day report on Monday quoted a well-placed source as saying ... See more..
Technology Zimbabwe 
South Africa and Zimbabwe are different countries. South Africa is currently in a better position economically, by GDP they are the third largest economy in Africa and no, we are not first or second. The nominal GDP per capita is higher there as is the ... See more..
RTE.ie 
An Irish Franciscan friar is being posthumously awarded the highest honour the Zimbabwean government can bestow on a foreigner. The official citation praises the late Fr Paschal Slevin for appointing the first black African headmasters to Catholic ... See more..
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Geography

Southern Africa, between South Africa and Zambia
Area

Total 390,757 sq km
Land 386,847 sq km
Water 3,910 sq km

Climate

tropical; moderated by altitude; rainy season (November to March)
Natural Resources

coal, chromium ore, asbestos, gold, nickel, copper, iron ore, vanadium, lithium, tin, platinum group metals ;
Natural Hazards

recurring droughts; floods and severe storms are rare
Current Environmental Issues

deforestation; soil erosion; land degradation; air and water pollution; the black rhinoceros herd - once the largest concentration of the species in the world - has been significantly reduced by poaching; poor mining practices have led to toxic waste and heavy metal pollution

Demographics

Nationality
Zimbabwean
Population
13,182,908 (July 2013 est.)
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Finances

Zimbabwe's economy is growing despite continuing political uncertainty. Following a decade of contraction from 1998 to 2008, Zimbabwe's economy recorded real growth of more than 9% per year in 2010-11, before slowing to 5% in 2012, due in part to a poor harvest and low diamond revenues. However, the government of Zimbabwe still faces a number of difficult economic problems, including infrastructure and regulatory deficiencies, ongoing indigenization pressure, policy uncertainty, a large external debt burden, and insufficient formal employment. Zimbabwe''s 1998-2002 involvement in the war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo drained hundreds of millions of dollars from the ...See More economy. The government''s subsequent land reform program, characterized by chaos and violence, badly damaged the commercial farming sector, the traditional source of exports and foreign exchange and the provider of 400,000 jobs, turning Zimbabwe into a net importer of food products. Until early 2009, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe routinely printed money to fund the budget deficit, causing hyperinflation. Dollarization in early 2009 - which allowed currencies such as the Botswana pula, the South Africa rand, and the US dollar to be used locally - ended hyperinflation and reduced inflation to about 10%, but exposed structural weaknesses that continue to inhibit broad-based growth. Show Less ;
GDP Purchasing Power Parity

$7.366 billion (2012 est.); $7.054 billion (2011 est.); $6.38 billion (2010 est.)
Agriculture Products

corn, cotton, tobacco, wheat, coffee, sugarcane, peanuts; sheep, goats, pigs
Industries

mining (coal, gold, platinum, copper, nickel, tin, diamonds, clay, numerous metallic and nonmetallic ores), steel; wood products, cement, chemicals, fertilizer, clothing and footwear, foodstuffs, beverages