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Gweru is a city in central Zimbabwe. Near the geographical centre of the country, it is the capital of Midlands Province. Originally an area known to the Ndebele as "The Steep Place" because of the Gweru River's high banks, in 1894 it became the site of a military outpost established by Leander Starr Jameson. In 1914 it attained municipal status, and in 1971 it became a city. The city was nicknamed City of Progress

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  • Gweru is a city in central Zimbabwe. Near the geographical centre of the country, it is the capital of Midlands Province. Originally an area known to the Ndebele as "The Steep Place" because of the Gweru River's high banks, in 1894 it became the site of a military outpost established by Leander Starr Jameson. In 1914 it attained municipal status, and in 1971 it became a city. The city was nicknamed City of Progress
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