Zimbabwe Overview Nations // Africa

Note: This is an example of a new armed services record format with which we are experimenting.  Do you have comments on this page, the contents or the format?  Email senior analyst Dan Darling at ddarling@govexec.com. Political and Security Environment Background. The Republic of Zimbabwe, a parliamentary democracy based on the British model, became independent in April 1980 after the termination of a seven-year-old civil war in the former Rhodesia. Until 1987, an executive...


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