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Zimbabwe starts feeding programme for starving villagers

Harare, Zimbabwe (PANA) - The government in Zimbabwe started providing food assistance on Tuesday to more than 200,000 people stricken by drought in the southern Masvingo province. Some 500,000 people are facing food shortages in the country this year, mainly…

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PANAPress
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: SADC called on to condemn violence

JOHANNESBURG, 22 November (IRIN) - The US-based civil liberties group Human Rights Watch on Thursday called on the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to "speak out strongly" on the need to ensure that the rule of law is respected…

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TNH
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Civil society to stage mass rally against election act

JOHANNESBURG, 20 November (IRIN) - Civil rights groups in Zimbabwe plan to stage a mass rally in the capital Harare on Wednesday against proposed amendments to the electoral act which would deny many Zimbabweans the right to vote in…

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News and Press Release
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TNH
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: NGOs fear being targeted as violence escalates

JOHANNESBURG, 19 November (IRIN) - Zimbabwe's Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) fear being next on President Robert Mugabe's "hit-list" after a weekend of political violence. "It's open season now on the opposition and white farmers, government label us as anti-state so we're…

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News and Press Release
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TNH
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Poverty breeds opposition

HARARE, 19 November (IRIN) - A visitor to Joseph Shonga's home can't help but notice the large fissure that zigzags from the roof of his mud hut, down the decaying wall, and into the ground. A few metres from…

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News and Press Release
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TNH
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Hundreds of white commercial farmers face eviction

JOHANNESBURG, 13 November (IRIN) - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has passed a decree, amending the country's Land Acquisition Act so that white commercial farmers can be forced off their land with immediate effect. Mugabe used a presidential decree to amend the…

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News and Press Release
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TNH
Posted:
21 Mar 2011