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Tobacco-curing eats up Zimbabwe's forests

HARARE, 31 July 2014 (IRIN) - While, smoking tobacco is extremely harmful for human beings, growing it has been good for Zimbabwe's economy and its farmers. Now, however, both the government and farmers have become increasingly…

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News and Press Release
Source:
TNH
Posted:
31 Jul 2014

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Food Security Emergency Appeal MDRZW008 - 6 month update

Summary: Zimbabwe is experiencing chronic food insecurity. Based on the 2013 Zimbabwe Vulnerability Assessment Committee (ZIMVAC) produced in May 2013, the 2013/2014 consumption year was projected to see 2.2 million people (25 per cent of rural households)…

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Situation Report
Source:
IFRC
Posted:
31 Jul 2014
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Zimbabwe

Small-scale farmers bemoan Zinwa levy

Small holder farmers have criticised the Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Zinwa) for ripping them off by levying the water they are harvesting from mountains using their own resources. Disgruntled villagers told The Zimbabwean that the water utility…

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News and Press Release
Source:
The Zimbabwean
Posted:
30 Jul 2014

Zimbabwe

NGO Calls for Speedy Probe of 2008 Election Violence

Jonga Kandemiiri 29.07.2014 19:32 WASHINGTON DC — Human rights group, Heal Zimbabwe Trust, says the judiciary and police should investigate outstanding cases of the 2008 political violence that saw close to 500 political activists being killed. The group said it…

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News and Press Release
Source:
VOA
Posted:
30 Jul 2014

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Food Security Emergency Appeal MDRZW008 Operation Update n° 5

Summary: Zimbabwe is experiencing chronic food insecurity. Based on the 2013 Zimbabwe Vulnerability Assessment Committee (ZIMVAC) produced in May 2013, the 2013/2014 consumption year was projected to see 2.2 million people (25 per cent of rural households)…

Format:
Situation Report
Source:
IFRC
Posted:
28 Jul 2014
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Zimbabwe

Stranded Families Appeal for Food, Shelter

A humanitarian crisis is looming in Buhera Central at Denhere village in Manicaland province where police armed with a High Court order destroyed nearly 30 homesteads, leaving close to 300 villagers homeless in a land dispute…

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News and Press Release
Source:
VOA
Posted:
23 Jul 2014

Zimbabwe

Needed supplies en route to Zimbabwe hospital network

A 20-foot container loaded with close to $300,000 worth of medical supplies and over-the-counter medicines left HPIC’s distribution centre today destined for Harare, Zimbabwe. “Our partner ZACH (the Zimbabwean Association of Church-related Hospitals) has 132 hospitals in…

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News and Press Release
Source:
HPIC
Posted:
23 Jul 2014

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Targets More Mothers in HIV Transmission

Tatenda Gumbo WASHINGTON — A representative of the Ministry of Health attending the 2014 AIDS conference in Melbourne, Australia, says Zimbabwe has made tremendous strides in curbing HIV transmission and AIDS in mothers and children. Speaking at a…

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News and Press Release
Source:
VOA
Posted:
23 Jul 2014

Zimbabwe

Using Soccer to Create Demand for Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision

By Tommy Clark What if the pathway to a medical procedure that could prevent HIV infections started on a soccer pitch? With a long-term objective of eradicating HIV in Zimbabwe, Grassroot Soccer initiated a series of trials…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Gates Foundation
Posted:
23 Jul 2014

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Records High Crop Yields

VOA Staff 17.07.2014 21:12 WASHINGTON — The government says this year’s harvest went up 82 percent and is enough to meet annual domestic consumption without supplementary imports for the first time in 11 years. A crop assessment report from the…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
VOA
Posted:
18 Jul 2014