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Zimbabwe's Infant, Maternal Mortality Rates Drop

HARARE—The United Nations is reporting huge improvements in Zimbabwe's prenatal, newborn and maternal health care over the past five years. However, the U.N. Children's Fund says the survey indicates that Zimbabwe must continue working to improve health…

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News and Press Release
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VOA
Posted:
30 Aug 2014

Zimbabwe

ZPP Monthly Monitor (July 2014)

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Internal power struggles within the major political parties of Zanu PF and the MDC-T intensified during the month of July leading to a significant rise in the number of politically motivated human rights violations. The…

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Situation Report
Source:
ZPP
Posted:
29 Aug 2014
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Zimbabwe

City suffers with 70,000 illegal water users

Harare City Council is losing thousands of dollars every month from 70,000 unregistered water connections, The Zimbabwean has learnt. “The city has a total of 192,000 registered water connections and an estimated high rate of unregistered connections…

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News and Press Release
Source:
The Zimbabwean
Posted:
29 Aug 2014

Zimbabwe

Shortage of schools critical

by Pamenus Tuso The newly elected Mangwe junior MP, Sarudzai Tigere, says the shortage of primary schools in her constituency is critical and has led to children either dropping out of school or being forced to walk…

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News and Press Release
Source:
The Zimbabwean
Posted:
28 Aug 2014

Zimbabwe

Good Times Roll for Zimbabwe’s Livestock Breeders

By Tomson Phiri — 23 August 2014 Ntabazinduna – Ben Khumalo, a seventy-two year old pensioner from Ntabazinduna, recounts the horror of losing his herd of nine cattle after a raging tick-borne outbreak in 2009 and the…

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News and Press Release
Source:
WFP
Posted:
25 Aug 2014

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Food Security Outlook Update, August 2014

Stable staple food prices maintain Minimal acute food insecurity outcomes in the country KEY MESSAGES Most households including the very poor are experiencing Minimal acute food insecurity (IPC Phase 1) as cereals and other food items are readily…

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Situation Report
Source:
FEWS NET
Posted:
22 Aug 2014
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Zimbabwe

Cushioning the blow - Zimbabwe

Droughts cause poor harvests, Zimbabwean smallholders receive payout Smallholder farmers in Africa have long borne the brunt of the adverse effects of global climate change. They are perpetually at the mercy of unpredictable weather patterns and fear…

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News and Press Release
Source:
FAO
Posted:
21 Aug 2014

Zimbabwe

Research Group Says Violence Curbs Women's Political Zeal

WASHINGTON— The Research and Advocacy Unit says women in Zimbabwe maybe marginalized in many aspects of public and political life, but are influential through their voting. In a new research study report entitled 'Women and Elections in…

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News and Press Release
Source:
VOA
Posted:
20 Aug 2014

Zimbabwe

GVT officially closes Chingwizi holding camp

The government has officially closed Chingiwizi transit camp where at least 12 000 people affected by flooding along the Tokwe Mukosi dam basin have been staying since February amid reports that police have since declared the…

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News and Press Release
Source:
The Zimbabwean
Posted:
19 Aug 2014