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Health and education bounce back

7 JUN 2014 00:00 REZA HOSSAINI Zimbabwe can hasten its recovery by abolishing user fees and expanding its fiscal resources The breakdown in Zimbabwe’s social sector in the last two decades is well documented but less known is…

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News and Press Release
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Mail & Guardian
Posted:
29 Jun 2014

Zimbabwe

British Embassy Empowering Zimbabwe Market Gardeners

Taurai Shava SHURUGWI, MIDLANDS PROVINCE — The British ambassador to Zimbabwe, Deborah Bronnert, says it is important for a developing nation like Zimbabwe to prioritise gender equality so as to achieve equitable development. Speaking at the handover of…

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News and Press Release
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VOA
Posted:
27 Jun 2014

Zimbabwe

Relief As Food Distributions Start At Chingwizi In Zimbabwe

Chingwizi/Mwenezi– The food situation at Chingwizi Resettlement Camp had become dire but, thanks to a generous contribution from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), the UN World Food Programme is able to provide food for…

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News and Press Release
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WFP
Posted:
27 Jun 2014

Zimbabwe

Mass movement of people in search of water causes friction in Manicaland

Rural community meetings, such as one held recently in Mpudzi Resettlement Scheme south of Mutare, are usually placid affairs dealing with mundane matters. Not any more. by Andrew Mambondiyani In the province, known for its highlands, good rains…

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News and Press Release
Source:
The Zimbabwean
Posted:
25 Jun 2014

Zimbabwe

High School Dropout Rate Worries Zimbabweans

Tatenda Gumbo 23.06.2014 20:31 WASHINGTON — Zimbabwe Youth Minister Francis Nhema says some 300,000 children are being forced to drop out of school every year due to socio-economic challenges. Speaking on Saturday at the opening of the 22nd session…

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News and Press Release
Source:
VOA
Posted:
24 Jun 2014

Zimbabwe

CHRA community monitors expose serious diarrhoea outbreak in Mabvuku

Mabvuku residents have been hit by another deadly diarrhoea outbreak which has infected more than 900 people with women and children being the worst affected. This was revealed from our community monitoring report for the week ending…

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News and Press Release
Source:
The Zimbabwean
Posted:
23 Jun 2014

Zimbabwe

Accommodation woes persist for people living with HIV

by Sofia Mapuranga People living with HIV (PLWHIV) in urban areas are appealing to the government to allocate them residential stands because they are being discriminated against by their landlords because of their HIV status, reports SOFIA…

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News and Press Release
Source:
The Zimbabwean
Posted:
22 Jun 2014

Zimbabwe

VP Mujuru: 11,000 Girls, Women Raped in Zimbabwe

Gibbs Dube, Ndimyake Mwakalyele WASHINGTON — Zimbabwe officially launched a campaign against rape Thursday with Vice President Joyce Mujuru declaring war against rapists. Officially launching the campaign in Harare, Vice President Mujuru said almost 11,000 women and girls…

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News and Press Release
Source:
VOA
Posted:
22 Jun 2014

Zimbabwe

Building Resilience in Zimbabwe, One Village At A Time

Muzarabani – In the wilting heat of Muzarabani, a far-flung area 300 kms north of Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare, it is hard to imagine that crops can survive. The area lies in Zimbabwe’s arid natural region IV…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
WFP
Posted:
21 Jun 2014