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UN SG remains deeply concerned about humanitarian situation in Zimbabwe

SG/SM/10195 AFR/1277 HAB/203 The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan: The Secretary-General remains deeply concerned by the humanitarian situation in Zimbabwe. The United Nations continues to receive reports that tens of thousands of people…

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UN SG
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe + 1 more

Feature: Life in Jo'burg no bed of roses for Zimbabwean refugees

Mon 31 October 2005, JOHANNESBURG - Thirty-four year old Charles Magura walks slowly into the vast churchyard in downtown Johannesburg, South Africa. Clutched in his hand, is a small bulging plastic bag with left-overs scrounged from "kitchen soups" in the city. As…

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News and Press Release
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ZimOnline
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Bringing the land to life

Recurrent drought in recent years has pushed millions of people in Zimbabwe towards a major food crisis. But where Oxfam has been working, things are different. The community itself came up with the idea for Cheziya Garden. The gardeners here…

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Oxfam
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

"This time a thrashing; next time the dogs": persistent harassment of Zimbabwe's poor

As the Solidarity Peace Trust report "Crime of Poverty" (released on 19 October) makes abundantly clear the intense misery caused to so many in Operation Murambatsvina, continues unabated. The Mugabe regime which visited this terror upon hundreds of thousands of…

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News and Press Release
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Sokwanele
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Reserve bank governor slams new farm invasions

[This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations] HARARE, 21 Oct 2005 (IRIN) - Zimbabwe's Reserve Bank governor Gideon Gono this week called for an immediate end to a recent wave of farm invasions, warning that…

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News and Press Release
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TNH
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Harsh realities of daily life

As the economy continues to crumble, the poor have become poorer, with very few able to afford a decent meal a day. By Dzikamai Chiyausiku in Harare (Africa Reports No 45, 21-Oct-05) Thomas Zhuwao is one of the many people whose…

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News and Press Release
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IWPR
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Thousands of clean-up victims may fail to vote in senate election

HARARE - Several tens of thousands of people may fail to vote in next month's senate election after being displaced from their constituencies during the government's controversial urban slum clearing campaign that the United Nations says affected at least 700…

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News and Press Release
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ZimOnline
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe opposition leader gains support for poll boycott

Harare (dpa) -- Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has managed to convince the majority in his party to boycott next month's controversial senate elections, state radio reported late Thursday. Tsvangirai's spokesman William Bango was reported as saying that "opposition party leaders…

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News and Press Release
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DPA
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe security agencies warn of violent Mugabe ouster

HARARE - State security agencies fear President Robert Mugabe's government could be overthrown in a popular uprising, warning that worsening economic hardships were fast eroding the patience of long suffering Zimbabweans, according to confidential internal police communication shown to ZimOnline. In…

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News and Press Release
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ZimOnline
Posted:
21 Mar 2011