Zimbabwe: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

India Zimbabwe relations

The history of relations between the countries is close and cordial. Indian merchants established a strong link during the era of Munhumutapa kingdom. India supported Zimbabwe in its freedom struggle. Former PM Indira Gandhi attended Zimbabwe independence celebrations in 1980. Both the countries participated actively in several conferences like CHOGM (Common Health Heads of Government ..

Zimbabwe ripped apart by Cyclone Idai

Cyclone Idai which had hit Zimbabwe earlier this month had caused massive flash floods and landslides which have completely destroyed huge tracts of cornfields in Zimbabwe’s main agricultural provinces like Manicaland and Masvingo. This has led to the increasing issue of food insecurity in the African country. Farmers in the villages of Chipinge and Chimanimani, ..

Indian Navy rescued people in Cyclone hit Mozambique

Indian naval crew has rescued more than 192 people in the Cyclone Idai hit Mozambique in Africa. 3 Indian ships- INS Sujata, ICGS Sarathi and INS Shardul have undertook the Humanitarian Assistance Disaster Relief in coordination with local authorities and the High Commission of India, Maputo. Medical assistance has been facilitated to over 1,400 people ..

Emmerson Mnangagwa sworn-in as new President of Zimbabwe

Emmerson Mnangagwa was officially sworn-in as the new President of Zimbabwe on August 26, after narrowly winning the 2018 Zimbabwean general election. It was the country’s first election since the ousting of strongman Robert Mugabe. The President of Zimbabwe is the head of state of Zimbabwe, elected by direct universal suffrage using a two-round system. ..

Emmerson Mnangagwa to be new President of Zimbabwe

Emmerson Mnangagwa, the former Vice President, will be sworn in as the President of the Zimbabwe on November 24, 2017 after the resignation of Robert Mugabe following a military intervention. The ruling ZANU-PF party has nominated him to fill the vacancy left by Mr Robert Mugabe. Mr Mugabe stepped down on November 21 after 37 ..