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Mobile cash - emergency aid by text message

Mobile cash - emergency aid by text message

Mar 19, 2014

19 March, 2014 - Mobile phone cash transfers are proving a cheap and secure way to get money to Zimbabwean families most in need

Overhaul laws restricting civil society organisations, say development groups

Overhaul laws restricting civil society organisations, say development groups

Mar 12, 2014

12 March, 2014 - Civil society organisations need greater protection from harassment and repression, ACT and CIDSE say.

Zimbabwe elections place country at crossroads

Zimbabwe elections place country at crossroads

Jul 25, 2013

With days until national elections in the troubled southern African state, ACT members call for calm and for a free and fair poll

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About Zimbabwe
  • Population: 12.5 million (UN, 2009)
  • Capital: Harare
  • Area: 390,759 sq km (150,873 sq miles)
  • Major language: English, Shona, Ndebele
  • Major religions: Christianity, traditional African religions
  • Life expectancy: 43 years (men), 44 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: Zimbabwean Dollar is currently suspended. South African Rand, US Dollar and Botswana Pula are in use.
  • Main exports: Tobacco, cotton, agricultural products, gold, minerals
  • GNI per capita: US $340 (World Bank, 2007)