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Welcome to Zimbabwe

By Samson Afordofe
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Hailed once as the “jewel of Africa" for it ecstatic view and scenery is a southern landlocked country, Zimbabwe, embodied with the largest waterfall in the world, Victoria falls, it has the largest man-made lake in the world, Kariba and interesting wildlife in national parks as Hwange and Mana pools. With it natural beauty the country deserves its place under the sun.

Its welcoming capital city, Harare is populated by a handful of foreigners who trade and settle within the country, displaying how accommodating the country is. Harare is surrounded with beautiful tree and a fine open space in the middle for street theatre, making it suitable for traditional and contemporary settlers to live comfortable in the capital. The capital is divided into uptown, where most of the architectural builds for professional purpose can be located and downtown, a busy section to purchase cheap items. Harare is known for its structured settlement.

Known as a landlocked country, it is bordered by south Africa to the south, Mozambique to the east, Botswana to the west and Zambia to the northwest. Zimbabwe is recognized for its cultural sites, Khami ruins, Great Zimbabwe national monument, Matobo hills and the country is splashed with meaningful and beautiful stone art of animals and humans telling their way of living.

On a visit, feel comfortable and pat heads of Elephants as Zimbabwe possess the second largest elephant population in the world, enjoy refreshing delicacies like Madora, Hard corn meal and Derere to have a good feel of its culture and elephant tour. As Africa is popular for their diverse languages, Zimbabwe is dominated with sixteen languages but officially communicate with Shona, English and Ndebele recently.

Coined as an independent country, it promotes pan- Africanism by displaying names of some African leaders in other country as Kwame Nkrumah from Ghana, Julius Nyerere from Tanzania, Nelson Mandela from South Africa and Somora Machel, pan- African leader from Mozambique on it street post, for an interesting insight of the country's tradition visit national gallery of Zimbabwe, Shona sculpture gallery and Tami Walker gallery for amazing experience. Welcome to Zimbabwe.