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Southern Africa: Economic crisis unlikely to threaten neighbours' stability

[This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations] JOHANNESBURG, 27 March (IRIN) - With inflation topping 100 percent, the local currency tumbling and over three million people in danger of going hungry, local industrialists and analysts are…

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TNH
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

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Seasonal rainfall outlook for SADC countries Apr - Jun 2002

HIGHLIGHTS Significantly below-normal rainfall affected most of Botswana and western Zimbabwe from the month of December to February. Rain continues in the northeastern sector. Normal to above normal rainfall is expected for northern sector and Island States. Central parts of…

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SADC-DMC
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24 Mar 2002

Zimbabwe

FEWS Zimbabwe Food Security Update: 24 Mar 2002

Summary The total area planted to all crops in 2001/02 season is estimated at 2.4 million hectares. Although seed sales indicate that a total of 1.7 million hectares potentially could have been planted to maize, because of…

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USAID
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24 Mar 2002

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe at the crossroads: Transition or conflict?

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATIONS Despite broad international condemnation and a tremendous thirst among the people of Zimbabwe for change, the Zimbabwe African National Union - Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) government succeeded in systematically manipulating the March 2002 election process to ensure another…

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ICG
Posted:
21 Mar 2011
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Zimbabwe needs to import more maize

HARARE, Mar 21, 2002 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- The Zimbabwean government is considering to import more maize to take the nation to the harvest in 2003, said an official on Thursday. Joan Mtukwa, acting chief executive of the Grain Marketing…

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News and Press Release
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Xinhua
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Persecution continues - NGOs

JOHANNESBURG, 20 March (IRIN) - The persecution of opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) supporters in Zimbabwe has continued following President Robert Mugabe's election victory, IRIN was told on Wednesday. Francis Lovemore, medical director of the non-governmental organisation (NGO) Amani Trust,…

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News and Press Release
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TNH
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe farmers brace for further land seizures

President Mugabe's land-grab campaign again turned violent over the weekend as a white farmer was killed. By Jacqui Goddard | Special to The Christian Science Monitor HARARE, ZIMBABWE - They called him "father," a white man who saw no racial boundaries…

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CSMonitor
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Humanitarian Situation Report 18 Mar 2002

Summary Government has declared the 2001/2002 farming season an agricultural drought year owing to the continued dry weather conditions. In addition to staple cereal crops wilting, alternative food crops, such as sweet potatoes, have not been planted due to the…

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Situation Report
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UN RRU
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Hundreds detained in politically-motivated crackdown

News Release Issued by the International Secretariat of Amnesty International * 12 March 2002 AFR 46/017/2002 44/02 The government of Zimbabwe should immediately and unconditionally release more than 1400 people, most of them polling agents and civil society election observers, who were arrested…

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Amnesty
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21 Mar 2011