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Elections around the world
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The Zimbabwean embassy in Washington. Info on Zimbabwe, investment opportun face="Arial">

World Factbook (CIA)
The 1996-edition of the "World Factbook " from the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Facts and basic indicators.

ZimWEB
General info on Zimbabwe, on business and how to invest, discussion pages and links to other resources.


University of Pennsylvania
Zimbabwe page on the African Studies WWW, supported by the University of Pennsylvania.
Map and pointers to other resources.

City.Net Zimbabwe
Links to different sources on Zimbabwe. Connected to the search engine
Excite.

Rhodesians Worldwide on the WWW
Electronic equivalent of the printed magazine "Rhodesians Worldwide". Created to facilitate communications between people who at some stage lived in "what is now known as Zimbabwe".


Virtual Zimbabwe
Commercial site by Media Technology Inc. Site includes
The Zimbabwe International Book Fair, Africa's leading exhibition for the publishing industry, UTC - "Zimbabwe's foremost tour operator", and Adventure in Zimbabwe, custom designed safaris and canoeing trips.

Commonwealth - Zimbabwe
Map, flag, national anthem and basic indicators.

 

Culture

Ethnologue Database: Zimbabwe
The Ethnologue is a catalogue of more than 6,700 languages spoken in 228 countries. The Ethnologue Name Index lists over 39,000 language names, dialect names, and alternate names. The Ethnologue Language Family Index organizes languages according to language families.

Shona Music
Shona Music enthusiasts on the Web. Includes a Directory of Shona Musicians.

Dandemutande
Consists of a calendar of musical events worldwide; a magazine containing articles on the music, the musicians, and their instruments; a resource guide listing performers, teachers, instrument makers, etc.; and a mail order catalog offering books, recordings, films, and art.

Mbira
Resource for information on Mbira, Marimba and Chimurenga styles of music from the indigenous cultures of Zimbabwe. Related topics, Shona and Ndebele customs, Shona language and literature, traditions and beliefs.

Old Bulawayo
An archaeological assessment and research proposal for Old Bulawayo, in western Zimbabwe, the late 19th century capital of the Nbebele king Lobengula. University of Birmingham, UK.

Shona Music
Shona Music Enthusiasts on the Web. Includes a Directory of Shona Musicians

Imenella wood carvings
A gallery of painted imenella wood carvings from Zimbabwe

Afro-Caibbean Music Guide
Zimbabwe page by the Afro-Caribbean Music Guide, "devoted to the promotion of the Afro-Caribbean culture by the mean of it's music". Information by country, styles, artists, labels and bibliography.


Zimbabwe Music Festival

Zimbabwean Stone Sculpture
In the early sixties a dynamic new art movement started in Zimbabwe. This art form - also known as Shona Sculpture - quickly gained international acclaim. Gallery and literature.

InfoZine
The Electronic Newsletter of Zimbabwe's National Theatre Organisation


Ethnologue Database: Zimbabwe
The Ethnologue is a catalogue of more than 6,700 languages spoken in 228 countries. The Ethnologue Name Index lists over 39,000 language names, dialect names, and alternate names. The Ethnologue Language Family Index organizes languages according to language families.

 

Economy

Mbendi's economic profiles
By Mbendi Information Service. Information on the business opportunities and challenges in the countries of Africa, the companies and organisations active in various industry sectors (Oil, Gas, Chemicals, Mining etc.), the leading business and government personalities, a directory of products and services, the larger development projects currently underway in Africa, and information on the African Stock Exchanges.

 

Education

Education in Zimbabwe
Links to univerisities and courses. A part of ZimWeb

 

Food

Zimbabwe coffee
Short page on Zimbabwean coffee

Zimbabwe wine
Map and brief information on different wines, grapes etc.

 

Media

Zimbabwe Independent
The first national Zimbabwean newspaper on the Internet. The pages are organized into several major sections, each with its own main subject; local news, sports, features and archive.


Zimbabwe AIA (gopher)
Africa Information Afrique (AIA) news stories filed with a fourteen day delay. On IPEnet through an agreement with AIA. IPE-net is an electronic discussion list on international political economy.
Zimbabwe Standard
Zimbabwe Standard is published weekly (Sundays) by
Standard press.

Press Freedom in post-independent Zimbabwe
An honor thesis by Jake Batsell at Arizona State University.


Sport

Zimbabwe Cricket
Australian (!) page on Zimbabwean cricket.

Zimbabwe Cricket Union
Detailed updates of all international and first class cricket involving Zimbabwe, including live ball-by-ball coverage of Test matches and one-day internationals. Players, cricket grounds, youth development programmes.

 

Tourism

Afro Ventures' Zimbabwe
Afro Ventures' safari offers in Zimbabwe. Book a safari online. The agency offers safaris to Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Swaziland and South Africa.
TravelNet Zimbabwe
TravelNet is a showcase of tourism products and services from selected countries within the Southern African region. Each country is presented with maps, tourist information and pages of advertisements displaying hotels, guest houses, game lodges, car hire companies, safari operators and related companies.

Zimbabwe Focus
Electronic travel magazine, part of WildNet Africa and African Travel Gateway. Travel information on Harare, Bulawayo, Vic Falls, Kariba, Hwange, Eastern Highlands, Zambezi Valley , campfire, stone carvings, hot air ballooning, whitewater rafting and houseboating .

INFOHUB Zimbabwe Page
Comprehensive global travel guide.

Himalayan Travel Africa- Zimbabwe
Adventure vacations throughout the world. Programs range from comfortable hotel-based tours to strenuous expeditions. Offer small group departures and totally customized private arrangements.

Weather News Inc - Zimbabwe
Satellite photos & weather maps. Weather in Beitbridge, Bulawayo, Harare, Hwange, Kariba and Victoria Falls.

INTELLICAST: Harare Weather
The weather in Harare right now and the next few days.

Elstead Maps & Guides - Zimbabwe
Available maps and guides from the british company Elstead.

Impressions of Zimbabwe
Personal travel guide. Information on Harare, short daytrips from Harare, hotel information, places to eat, Victoria Falls, Bulawayo, Masvingo, Great Zimbabwe Ruins, Lake Kariba, Mazowe Dam and Chinoyi Cave.

Zimbabwe diary index
A travel experience.

Travel Finder - Zimbabwe
Links to other resources. . Travel finder is a search engine purely for travel related information. Search for continent, country or region, state or province, activity or category. Also includes currency converter.

Lonely Planet - Zimbabwe
Travel reports.