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Zimbabwe: Raw sewage delivers sucker punch to festive spirit in Harare

HARARE - Five-year old Edwin Tarusarira stands knee-deep in a pool of sewage in Harare's poor suburb of Kuwadzana. For Tarusarira, the "new pool" opened up new forms of recreation for him and his small circle of friends despite the…

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News and Press Release
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ZimOnline
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabweans resigned to yet another year of misery and suffering

Although Marko Chiunye, a 43-year old accountant in Harare would have loved to dream big as 2006 approaches, the situation on the ground makes it clear that making any resolutions for next year would be a practice in futility. For…

Format:
News and Press Release
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ZimOnline
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe opposition braces for street protests

HARARE - Zimbabwe's main opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party says it will next year mobilise Zimbabweans to take on President Robert Mugabe's government on the streets in a bid to oust it from power. MDC spokesman Nelson Chamisa…

Format:
News and Press Release
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ZimOnline
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Lack of cattle affects crop production in Zimbabwe

HARARE, Dec 26, 2005 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- The deaths of cattle due to drought have affected crop production in Zimbabwe this season, official media The New Ziana reported on Monday. The agency said that most farmers in resettlement and…

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News and Press Release
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Xinhua
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Mugabe hands over incomplete houses to clean-up victims

CHINHOYI - The Zimbabwe government on Monday handed over incomplete houses to homeless families in the farming town of Chinhoyi before ironically accusing the United Nations (UN) the following day of wanting to build sub-standard houses for hundreds of…

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News and Press Release
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ZimOnline
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

News analysis: Agriculture to dictate 2006 economic growth in Zimbabwe

by Shame Makoshori, Gao Shixing HARARE, Dec 22, 2005 (Xinhua via COMTEX) - The development of Zimbabwe's economy in 2006 will hinge on the performance of the current rainy season and the normalization of international relations to re- attract…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Xinhua
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: AFSC responds to deteriorating humanitarian situation

December 21, 2005 - The deteriorating humanitarian situation in Zimbabwe requires urgent attention. The AFSC staff in Southern Africa is witnessing escalating tension within the country, widespread food shortages, massive numbers of people who have been made homeless, growing unemployment…

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

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: UN "puzzled" by govt response to model house

[This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations] JOHANNESBURG, 21 December (IRIN) - UN Resident Coordinator Agostinho Zacarias has expressed surprise at the Zimbabwean government's criticism of a model house built by the UN for those…

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

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe condemns UN emergency houses for homeless

HARARE, Dec 21 (Reuters) - Zimbabwe launched another verbal attack on Wednesday on United Nations efforts to house those left homeless by the government's demolition of shanty towns, describing one model house as a "mockery to Africans". President Robert Mugabe's…

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

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe police boss evicts farmer to build houses for officers

HARARE - Zimbabwe Police Commissioner Augustine Chihuri has ordered a white farmer to close down his agro-export business because the police want to use the farmland to build low cost houses for its officers, ZimOnline has learnt. The move to…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
ZimOnline
Posted:
21 Mar 2011