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UN Human Rights Chief ends first ever mission to Zimbabwe

UN High Commissioner Navi Pillay called for Zimbabwe’s political actors to ensure that key reforms agreed in the 2008 GPA (Global Political Agreement) – the document that established the framework for the current Government of National…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
OHCHR
Posted:
30 May 2012

Zimbabwe

UNAIDS highlights Zimbabwe’s progress in responding to AIDS

UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé concluded his first official visit to Zimbabwe on 25 May after meeting with President Robert Mugabe and Prime Minister Morgan R. Tsvangirai to highlight the country’s progress in the AIDS response. President…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UNAIDS
Posted:
28 May 2012

Zimbabwe

Zanu-PF courts top UN official

Activists say the hosting of the United Nations' Navi Pillay is an attempt to sugar-coat Zimbabwe's poor human rights record. JASON MOYO Zimbabwe has set out on the long road to ending its international isolation by hosting the…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Mail & Guardian
Posted:
25 May 2012

Zimbabwe

Next year’s Zimbabwe elections should be free and fair

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay has urged Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe to ensure the upcoming elections will be free and fair. Pillay began her first ever visit to Zimbabwe this week. “It was a…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
OHCHR
Posted:
24 May 2012

Zimbabwe

Amid Ongoing Water Woes, Zimbabwe Orders Registration of Boreholes

Tatenda Gumbo & Marvellous Mhlanga Nyahuye | Washington The Zimbabwe National Water Authority or ZINWA has begun a national exercise to register boreholes throughout the country as the water crisis continues to affect many in the cities. Under…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
VOA
Posted:
22 May 2012

Zimbabwe

UN Human Rights Chief Pillay Visits Zimbabwe

Sebastian Mhofu HARARE - United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay has begun a five-day visit to Zimbabwe at the invitation of President Robert Mugabe. The president invited the U.N. human rights chief in hopes…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
VOA
Posted:
22 May 2012

Zimbabwe

Small grains are tough sell

HARARE, 21 May 2012 (IRIN) - Bright Makakai, 41, is constantly advised by a farming programme he listens to on his solar-powered radio to “plant small grains” in the drought-prone area of Shurugwi, about 200km southeast…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
TNH
Posted:
21 May 2012