What are the particular advantages of living in this city?
Harare is rightfully considered a gem in the expat/diplomatic community. You get the perks of being in a hardship post, but yet life is actually quite comfortable. Great weather, safe, nice people, nice shops/restaurants (though not a "foodie" town), no malaria risk in the city, easy access to Johannesburg and the developed world, and amazing outdoor adventures abound. - Feb 2020
Climate, small town atmosphere, and safety. - Feb 2019
Weather, HIS was a good school, big houses and yards (outside city), nice people, generally felt safe. - Sep 2017
No traffic jams, climate, Harare is a very green city. - Jul 2017
Perfect weather, amazing travel opportunities, rich culture and warm people. - Apr 2016
It's relaxing. No air pollution, very little traffic, polite people, balmy weather, sunny skies. - Dec 2013
Special advantages of living in Harare include the weather (I am looking outside to another sunny day in the dead of winter, deciding shorts or jeans), convenient game drives, availability of quality food in groceries (and sheer selection of grocery stores), and quiet lifestyle. Check out the stats on wikipedia sometime about population. - Jul 2013