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Minister Says Zimbabwe Public Schools to Enroll Desperate Pupils

Irwin Chifera WASHINGTON DC— Primary and Secondary Education Minister, Lazarus Dokora, says all pupils who have not yet secured Form One places will be admitted in public schools despite a shortage of schools in the country. In a…

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News and Press Release
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VOA
Posted:
30 Dec 2014

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For Zimbabweans, Universal Education May be an Unattainable Goal

By Jeffrey Moyo HARARE, Dec 24 2014 (IPS) - Zimbabwe boasts of one of the highest rates of literacy across Africa but, but without free primary education, achieving universal primary education here may remain a pipe dream,…

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News and Press Release
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IPS
Posted:
25 Dec 2014

Zimbabwe

Residents' Trust Expresses Concern Over Lack of Safe Drinking Water

Marvellous Mhlanga-Nyahuye WASHINGTON— The Harare Residents’ Trust (HRT) has called on the Harare City Council to urgently address the water situation as some local people say it is unsafe for domestic purposes. The council’s communications manager Michael Chideme…

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News and Press Release
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VOA
Posted:
24 Dec 2014

Zimbabwe

Water project that never was

by Marcus Tawona Residents of Dangamvura high density suburb will have to go another festive season holiday without water after the local authority failed to meet its August deadline to connect water to one of the city`s…

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News and Press Release
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The Zimbabwean
Posted:
22 Dec 2014

Zimbabwe

Anti-Gay Legislation Could Defeat Goal to End AIDS in Zimbabwe by 2015

By Jeffrey Moyo HARARE, Dec 18 2014 (IPS) - Despite a mandate to eradicate HIV/AIDS under the U.N. Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Zimbabwe has done little or nothing to reduce the rate of infection among vulnerable gays…

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News and Press Release
Source:
IPS
Posted:
22 Dec 2014

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Food Security Outlook Update December 2014

Late start of the rains results in delayed land preparation and planting KEY MESSAGES The food security situation is stable across the country as most households are still consuming staple food from their own production. Some rural households…

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Situation Report
Source:
FEWS NET
Posted:
17 Dec 2014
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1,000 cattle die from mining pollution

Mavis Karenyi desperately tried one treatment after another, but her cattle kept dying and she watched helplessly as her family’s symbol of livelihood dwindled. She and other affected villagers realised that their cattle had started showing symptoms…

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News and Press Release
Source:
The Zimbabwean
Posted:
16 Dec 2014

Zimbabwe

Post-crisis Zimbabwe’s innovative financing mechanisms in the social sectors: a practical approach to implementing the new deal for engagement in fragile states

BMC International Health and Human Rights 2014, 14:35 doi:10.1186/s12914-014-0035-6 Abstract (provisional) Background Donor engagement in transitional settings, complex emergencies and fragile states is increasing. Neither short-term humanitarian aid nor traditional development financing are well adapted for such environments. Multi-donor…

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Analysis
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BioMed Central
Posted:
15 Dec 2014
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ZPP Monthly Monitor (November 2014)

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The month of November 2014 witnessed an accelerated purge of perceived and known political opponents within Zanu PF by a faction allegedly aligned to Justice Minister Emmerson Mnangagwa and in support of the political ascendancy…

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Situation Report
Source:
ZPP
Posted:
14 Dec 2014
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