2015 in Zimbabwe

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The following lists events that happened in 2015 in Zimbabwe .

2015 (MMXV) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2015th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 15th year of the 3rd millennium, the 15th year of the 21st century, and the 6th year of the 2010s decade.

Zimbabwe republic in southern Africa

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Incumbents

President of Zimbabwe Wikimedia list article

The President of Zimbabwe is the head of state of Zimbabwe, elected by direct universal suffrage using a two-round system.

Robert Mugabe former President of Zimbabwe

Robert Gabriel Mugabe is a Zimbabwean revolutionary and politician who served as Prime Minister of Zimbabwe from 1980 to 1987 and then as President from 1987 to 2017. He chaired the Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU) group from 1975 to 1980 and led its successor political party, the ZANU – Patriotic Front (ZANU–PF), from 1980 to 2017. Ideologically an African nationalist, during the 1970s and 1980s he identified as a Marxist–Leninist, although after the 1990s self-identified only as a socialist. His policies have been described as Mugabeism.

Emmerson Mnangagwa President of the Republic of Zimbabwe

Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa is a Zimbabwean revolutionary and politician who serves as the third and current President of Zimbabwe since 24 November 2017. A member of ZANU–PF and a longtime ally of former President Robert Mugabe, he held a series of Cabinet portfolios and was First Vice-President of Zimbabwe under Mugabe until November 2017, when he was dismissed before coming to power in a coup d'état. He was officially inaugurated as the third President of Zimbabwe on 26 August 2018 after narrowly winning the 2018 Zimbabwean general election.

Events

The Pakistan cricket team toured Zimbabwe between 24 September and 5 October 2015. The tour consisted of three One Day International (ODI) matches and two Twenty20 International (T20I) matches. Pakistan won the T20I series 2–0 and the ODI series 2–1.

Deaths

Paddington Mhondoro was a Zimbabwean cricketer who played a single limited overs match for Mid West Rhinos during the 2013–14 season.

Amos Bernard Muvengwa Midzi was a Zimbabwean politician who served in the Cabinet successively as Minister of Energy and Power Development and Minister of Mines and Mining Development from 2002 to 2009.

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ZANU–PF leading political party of Zimbabwe

The Zimbabwe African National Union – Patriotic Front (ZANU–PF) is a centre-left political organization, which has been the ruling party of Zimbabwe since independence in 1980. The party was led for many years under Robert Mugabe, first as Prime Minister with the Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU) and then as President from 1987 after the merger with the Zimbabwe African People's Union (ZAPU) and retaining the name ZANU–PF, until 2017 when he was removed as leader.

Zimbabwe national cricket team Zimbabwe cricket team

The Zimbabwe national cricket team is administered by Zimbabwe Cricket. Zimbabwe is a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) with Test and One Day International status.

Bangladesh national cricket team national sports team

The Bangladesh national cricket team, is administered by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB). Bangladesh is a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) with Test and One Day International (ODI) status. It played its first Test match in November 2000 against India in Dhaka, becoming the tenth Test-playing nation.

The following lists events that happened during 1998 in South Africa.

St. Georges College, Harare Catholic, independent, day and boarding school for boys in Harare, Zimbabwe

St George's College is a private Catholic boys high school in Harare, Zimbabwe. The school, colloquially referred to as Saints or George's, is located in Borrowdale, a Harare suburb. The land was donated to the HJesuits. This led to the relocation of the school site from Bulawayo to Harare, the foundation of St George's College. On the same site, a preparatory primary school was established, called Hartmann House (HH). This site is next to the official Zimbabwe State House, and the official president's house called Zimbabwe House. The school motto is Ex Fide Fiducia, a Latin phrase meaning "From Faith Comes Confidence".

The following is a list of important cricket related events which occurred in the year 2007.

The following lists events that happened during 2007 in Zimbabwe.

Elias Mudzuri is a Zimbabwean engineer and politician. Mudzuri was elected to a four-year term as Mayor of Harare, a city of 1.8 million, in March 2002. He was Acting president of Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T). Trained in Sierre Leone as a civil engineer, the mayor is a Fellow of the Zimbabwe Institution of Engineers. Before becoming mayor, he had worked in local government for fourteen years. He is married to Jabu Mudzuri, a Swazi national, and the couple have five children. Mr. Mudzuri was a Mason Fellow in the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and also holds Masters in Public Administration from the University.

Sydney Tigere Sekeramayi is a Zimbabwean politician who served in the government of Zimbabwe as Minister of Defence between 2013 and 2017. He has been a minister in the Cabinet since independence in 1980, serving as Minister of Defence from 2001 to 2009 and Minister of State Security from 2009 to 2013.

The following lists events that happened during 2008 in the Republic of Zimbabwe.

The following lists events that happened during 2009 in Zimbabwe.

Constitution of Zimbabwe

The Constitution of Zimbabwe is officially the supreme law of Zimbabwe. The independence constitution of 1980 was the result of the 1979 Lancaster House Agreement and is sometimes called the Lancaster Constitution. A proposed constitution, drafted by a constitutional convention, was defeated by a constitutional referendum during 2000.

The 2015 Southeast Africa floods, partially related to Cyclone Bansi and Tropical Storm Chedza, killed at least 176 people in Malawi, 86 in Mozambique, and at least 46 in Madagascar over the course of a week while leaving hundreds more missing. Vice President of Malawi Saulos Chilima stated that over 200,000 Malawian people have been displaced by the flood. About 400,000 African people have been displaced in total, and 153 were declared missing.

The following lists events from the year 2017 in Zimbabwe.

References

  1. "Flood death toll across Southern Africa reaches 260". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 21 January 2015.
  2. "Madagascar tropical storm claims 46 lives". Yahoo News! via AP. Retrieved 21 January 2015.
  3. Chegutu cricketer dies in road accident
  4. "Ambassador Amos Midzi found dead". Archived from the original on 2015-06-11. Retrieved 2015-10-01.