How is climate change affecting Zimbabwe?
In Zimbabwe, climate change will cause average temperatures to rise by about 3°C before the end of this century. Annual rainfall could decline by between 5 % and 18%, especially in the south. Rainfall will become more variable. There will be an increase in droughts, floods and storms.
What is Mutare known for?
Mutare is picturesquely situated in the foothills of the Eastern Highlands sprawling up the sides of Christmas Pass. It has been known for its wide streets lined with flowering trees, three public parks, a museum (1954), and the Turner Memorial Library (1902).
What language is spoken in Mutare Zimbabwe?
|Languages of Zimbabwe|
|Official||Chewa, Chibarwe, English, Kalanga, Koisan, Nambya, Ndau, Ndebele, Shangani, Shona, Sign Language, Sotho, Tonga, Tswana, Venda, and Xhosa|
|Main||Shona (~70%), Ndebele (~20%), EnglishL1 (<5 %),L2 (89%)|
|Signed||Zimbabwean sign languages, American Sign Language|
|Keyboard layout||QWERTY (US)|
What is grown in Mutare?
The A2 farmers from Mutare large scale farming area grow mainly soyabeans, wheat, maize and groundnuts. These farmers had an average seven- year yield of 1.5, 0.9, 0.5 and 0.5 t ha-1 for maize, wheat, soyabeans and groundnuts, respectively.
When did Zimbabwe change its name?
The name Zimbabwe was officially adopted concurrently with Britain’s grant of independence in April 1980. Prior to that point, the country had been called Southern Rhodesia from 1898 to 1964 (or 1980, according to British law), Rhodesia from 1964 to 1979, and Zimbabwe Rhodesia between June and December 1979.
Where do lions get water in Zimbabwe?
Zimbabwe with its diverse landscape is home to some of Africa’s largest game reserves. Within these reserves or national parks, there is a wide variety of animals, from the desert pigmy mouse through to the largest land mammal – the African Elephant.