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Violence likely to rise as Zimbabwe election nears

By Stella Mapenzauswa HARARE (Reuters) - A wave of political violence in Zimbabwe, underscored by an attack on people leaving an opposition rally, is expected to intensify in the final two weeks of a bitter presidential election campaign. Hundreds of followers…

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News and Press Release
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Reuters
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

FEWS Zimbabwe Food Security Update: 21 Feb 2002

Summary A total of 2.2 million hectares were planted to crops in 2001/02 season, of which 1.3 million hectares (or 56 percent) were planted to maize. The area planted to maize is 3 percent less than…

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USAID
Posted:
21 Feb 2002

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Drought threatens 2001/02 summer crops

A developing drought is threatening 2001/02 summer crop yields across Zimbabwe. Corn, sorghum, cotton, tobacco and other summer crops could all be affected by the abnormally warm (table 1) and dry weather (table 2) that has…

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Assessment
Source:
Govt. USA
Posted:
20 Feb 2002
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Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: A daily struggle to make ends meet

HARARE, 8 February (IRIN) - Inside TM Supermarket along Harare's Nelson Mandela Avenue, Joseph Sengu picked up a packet of low grade beef and for a while looked hard at the price tag. Then, shaking his head in apparent…

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News and Press Release
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TNH
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Food security threatened - maize stocks low

JOHANNESBURG, 7 February (IRIN) - Zimbabwe faces a critical shortage of maize with preliminary production figures looking gloomy, the Grain Producers Association (ZGPA) told IRIN Thursday. Vanessa McKay, administrator for the ZGPA said it was clear that the expected yield…

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News and Press Release
Source:
TNH
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Death rate mounts in political violence

JOHANNESBURG, 7 February (IRIN) - Zimbabwe's political violence claimed 16 lives in January, the highest figure recorded so far, according to a report by a human rights umbrella group. "This is the highest number of deaths recorded in any one…

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News and Press Release
Source:
TNH
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: NGO's battle for accreditation

JOHANNESBURG, 6 February (IRIN) - The process of accrediting observers for Zimbabwe's hotly contested presidential election has not been without stumbling blocks, local non-governmental organisations told IRIN on Wednesday. Getting foreign and local observers accredited and speedily deployed is seen as…

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News and Press Release
Source:
TNH
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Preparations underway for election observers

JOHANNESBURG, 5 February (IRIN) - Deployment of international observers for Zimbabwe's hotly contested presidential election must happen before 9 February, the head of delegation for the European Commission in Harare told IRIN. While there were reports that a small team of…

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News and Press Release
Source:
TNH
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

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South Africa-Zimbabawe: No refugee influx ahead of elections

MESSINA, 4 February (IRIN) - A small Zimbabwean enclave has emerged inside South Africa, just beyond the immigration gates of the northern border post of Messina, that is not shown on any map. Its centre is the taxi stand at…

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News and Press Release
Source:
TNH
Posted:
21 Mar 2011