There have been widespread reports of systematic and escalating violations of human rights in Zimbabwe under the Mugabe administration.
Hydroelectric power from the Kariba Dam provides electricity to both Zimbabwe and Zambia.
A recurring theme in Zimbabwean art is the metamorphosis of man into beast.
Zimbabwe stone sculptors have sold their work for as much as $500,000.
Zimbabwe, with its highly educated professionals, has provided a number of professional services to its neighbors.
Zimbabwe also shares a narrow border with Namibia to the west via a narrow land corridor.
The Karanga-speaking Shona people are found around Great Zimbabwe in the modern-day province of Masvingo.
Properly managed, Zimbabwe's wide range of resources should enable it to support sustained economic growth.
Zimbabwe, officially the Republic of Zimbabwe, is a landlocked country in the southern part of Africa, between the Zambezi and Limpopo rivers.
Zimbabwe has long been a favorite destination for Westerners seeking the adventure of safari.
Ruins at Great Zimbabwe, a Shona-speaking state, attest to the existence of a medieval Bantu civilization in the region.
In 2006 Zimbabwe launched the world's first official HIV/AIDS Toolkit, which forms the basis for a global AIDS prevention, treatment, and support plan.
Traditional arts in Zimbabwe include pottery, basketry, textiles, jewelry, and carving, including incised-wood and raffia masks.
Zimbabwe sculptors have exhibited their art at major galleries in Europe.
Rich in minerals and fertile land, and with a population that has the highest literacy rate in Africa, modern-day Zimbabwe has the potential for its people to live in prosperity and peace.
Zimbabwe does not fully comply with the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking and is not making significant efforts to do so.
Botswana has built electric fences and South Africa has placed military personnel along the border to stem the flow of thousands of Zimbabweans fleeing to find work and escape political persecution.
Today radio and TV use them extensively; however, most Zimbabweans do speak English.
Bordered north and south by the mighty Zambezi and the Limpopo rivers respectively, Zimbabwe occupies more than 390,000 square kilometers of Central Southern Africa.
Having been termed "the vibrant heart of Africa," Zimbabwe is not only a living memory to lost civilizations, but also a journey into scenic wonder.
Forty to 50 percent of Zimbabweans attend Christian churches.
Zimbabwe has a very high HIV infection rate.
Recent international student counts from Africa show that Zimbabwe has the third largest student population in the United States, behind Ghana and Nigeria.
Zimbabwe is divided into eight provinces and two cities with provincial status.
Linked to the establishment of trade ties with Muslim merchants on the Indian Ocean coast around the early tenth century C.E., Great Zimbabwe began to develop in the eleventh century.
Zimbabwe is a republic with an executive president and a bicameral parliament.
Agriculture is no longer the backbone of the Zimbabwean economy.
Zimbabwe was formerly known as Southern Rhodesia (1923), Rhodesia (1965), and Zimbabwe Rhodesia (1979).
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Zimbabwe continues to show innovative methods of reducing the incidence of HIV/AIDS.
Zimbabwe had a literacy rate of 95.2 percent in 2000, the highest in Africa.
Zimbabwe is a landlocked country, surrounded by South Africa to the south, Botswana to the west, Zambia to the northwest, and Mozambique to the east and northeast.
To the south, the Limpopo River separates Zimbabwe from South Africa.
Other commercial mineral deposits include coal, platinum, asbestos, copper, nickel, gold, and iron ore. South Africa is Zimbabwe’s largest trade partner.