Flag of ZimbabweZimbabwe, 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.
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Crisis, conflict, security

  • Established in Washington, D.C., over 50 years ago, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) is a bipartisan, nonprofit policy research organization dedicated to providing strategic insights and policy solutions to help decisionmakers chart a course toward a better world.Center for Strategic and International Studies
  • This information portal of the German Federal Agency for Civic Education (bpb) and BICC provides background information on issues regarding security policy.War and Peace security policy issues
  • Provides the current travel advice of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (in Dutch). Reisadviezen Rijksoverheid (Dutch)


  • International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) is a global initiative to improve the transparency of development and humanitarian resources and their results to address poverty and crises.International Aid Transparency Initiative
  • The Access Initiative (TAI) network encompasses more than 250 civil society organizations in 60 countries worldwide, from Argentina to Zimbabwe working to create a global movement promoting environmental democracy. Access Initiative Network
  • Blogging platform with guest post about Africa. This category is about development issues. The content is shared with partner platforms such as The Guardian African Network, Christian Science Monitor and the European Centre for Development Policy Management. Africa on the Blog
  • The overarching objective of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group is to spur sustainable economic development and social progress in its regional member countries (RMCs), thus contributing to poverty reduction.African Development Bank Group

Food, water, land and health

  • The United Nations Statistics Division maintains a comprehensive international repository on disability statistics. The repository contains data and metadata on disability from official statistics compiled from national population and housing censuses, household surveys, and some administrative data. The data show the basic prevalence of disability in countries, and aim to illustrate some socio-economic characteristics and living conditions of persons with and without disabilities for analyses of equalization of opportunities and inclusive development. UN Disability Statistcs
  • Part of the World Health Organization's website, with statistical information, health profiles, WHO collaboration,  mortality and burden of disease, nutrition and risk factors. UN World Health Organization
  • The Global Health Observatory theme pages provide data and analyses on global health priorities. Each theme page provides information on global situation and trends highlights, using core indicators, database views, major publications and links to relevant web pages on the theme.WHO Global Health Observatory
  • UNFPA works in more than 150 countries and territories that are home to the vast majority of the world’s people. Its mission: to ensure that every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person’s potential is fulfilled. This website provides data on population, pregnancy, birth, health and more.UN Population Fund
  • The DHS Program provides decision makers and program managers with the information necessary to plan, monitor and evaluate population, health, and nutrition programs.USAID Democratic and Health Surveys
  • UNAIDS is leading the global effort to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030 as part of the Sustainable Development Goals.UN Aids
  • Free online database and additional resources of health and human rights law.Health and Human Rights resources
  • The UN World Health Organisation regional offices in Africa. WHO Regional Offices in Africa
  • The African Union Center for Disease Control and prevention.Africa CDC

Climate, environment, energy and resources

  • Resource Watch features hundreds of data sets all in one place on the state of the planet’s resources and citizens. Users can visualize challenges facing people and the planet, from climate change to poverty, water risk to state instability, air pollution to human migration, and more.Resource Watch
  • This website, based on the Chatham House Resources Futures reports, features an interactive digital tool that shows the emerging economies that have become major centres of resource consumption, joining existing economic powers. The tool also graphically illustrates global interdependencies; the concentration of production in a handful of countries; new producers set to join the scene; and the new wave of consumers. In addition, there are examples of likely political, economic and environmental disruptions.Resources Futures
  • Launched at the G8 Gleneagles Summit in 2005, the role of the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) is to help improve the lives and economic well-being of millions of Africa’s people through encouraging, supporting and promoting increased investment in infrastructure in Africa, from both public and private sources. With a focus on regional programmes and initiatives, the ICA helps to facilitate infrastructure development in the water, transport, energy and ICT sectors. Infrastructure Consortium for Africa

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  • ALLEX, a joint project of the Universities of Oslo and Zimbabwe. promotes the African languages spoken in Zimbabwe and provides access to full-text documents, e-books and databases in Shona, Ndebele, Namibya and Mauritian Creole; and a database of Shona morphology. African Languages Lexical Project (ALLEX)
  • EADI, the European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes, is the leading European network in the field of development research and training. The EADI Research Monitor is a publication database for development research.EADI Research Monitor
  • Science Magazine website.Science Magazine
  • A list of free, Africa-related journals, provided by the ASCL Library.Free Africa-related journals


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[The Herald] Zimbabwe has recorded 110 new Covid-19 cases today, as...
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[New Zimbabwe] Gutu Rural district council has tabled an ambitious $...
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[New Zimbabwe] Lack of Access to information among villagers is a...
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[New Zimbabwe] Some retails shops and liquor outlets in Bulawayo are...
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[New Zimbabwe] AS Finance minister Mthuli Ncube presents the 2021...
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[New Zimbabwe] Information permanent secretary Nick Mangwana says...
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11/26/2020 - 11:23
[New Zimbabwe] Parents and guardians in Bulawayo have expressed mixed...
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11/26/2020 - 11:26
[New Zimbabwe] Two Hwange women have asked the Zimbabwe Republic...
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11/26/2020 - 11:31
[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa says his party Zanu PF...
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11/26/2020 - 11:36
[New Zimbabwe] Former Finance Minister and legislator Tendai Biti has...
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11/26/2020 - 11:19
[New Zimbabwe] Harare mayor and Ward 17 councillor Jacob Mafume was...
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11/26/2020 - 11:39
At least 40 informal miners in Zimbabwe have been trapped underground...
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Liquid Telecom has revealed that it is activating 82 km of fibre...

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11/26/2020 - 03:00
Zimbabwe faces  a staggering fine of US$150 000 and a possible ban...
11/26/2020 - 02:00
Tinashe Sambiri|MDC Alliance deputy President, Hon Tendai Biti, has...
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11/25/2020 - 15:00
Club-hunting Zimbabwe international Ovidy Karuru is reportedly on the...
11/25/2020 - 15:36
A story map shows how Harare's young people coped with lockdown in...
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[263Chat] Econet Wireless Zimbabwe (Econet) this week marginally...
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11/25/2020 - 12:14
[New Zimbabwe] Audit obtained data on goods in transit for the period...
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11/25/2020 - 11:45
Beatrice Savadye grew up in a poor mining community in northern...
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[New Zimbabwe] WHILE women are the primary users of energy, critical...
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11/25/2020 - 11:01
[New Zimbabwe] LEADING hospitality group, African Sun has reported a...
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11/25/2020 - 11:03
[New Zimbabwe] VICTORIA FALLS has seen a spate of streets lights...
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11/25/2020 - 11:04
[New Zimbabwe] Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) allotments to industry...
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11/25/2020 - 11:02
[New Zimbabwe] A group of Zimbabweans are seeking at least 10 000...
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11/25/2020 - 11:05
[New Zimbabwe] UNIVERSITY of Zimbabwe (UZ) students are up-in-arms...
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