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Correct Option is Lake Kariba

Former president of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe passed away at the age of 95. Robert Mugabe (1924 – 2019) was a Zimbabwean dictator who served as Prime Minister of Zimbabwe from 1980 to 1987 and then as President from 1987 to 2017. Mugabe was a former guerrilla chief who took power after the end of white minority rule in 1980. Mugabe was a controversial figure. He was praised as a revolutionary hero of the African liberation struggle who helped free Zimbabwe from British colonialism, imperialism, and white minority rule. Critics accused Mugabe of being a dictator responsible for economic mismanagement, widespread corruption, anti-white racism, human rights abuses, and crimes against humanity. He was ousted in a military coup in November 2017, ending three decades in power. Zimbabwe is a landlocked country in southern Africa. It is bordered by South Africa to the south, Botswana to the west and southwest, Zambia to the northwest, and Mozambique to the east and northeast. Its northwest corner is roughly 150 meters from Namibia, nearly forming a four-nation quadripoint. It is between the Zambezi and Limpopo Rivers. The capital and largest city is Harare and the second largest being Bulawayo. Its highest point is Mount Nyangani at 2,592 m. Lake Kariba is the world’s largest man-made lake and reservoir by volume. It lies along the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. Lake Kariba was filled between 1958 and 1963 following the completion of the Kariba Dam at its northeastern end.

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