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Zimbabwe faces worst harvest on record

By Peta Thornycroft Harare, 31 January 2006 - Even though weather conditions have been ideal for growing, crop forecasters say Zimbabwe is going to have its worst-ever harvest. The rains came on time this summer, in November, and they have not…

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

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe police, war veterans share farm spoils

MASVINGO - Senior police officers and war veterans in the southern Masvingo district have shared among themselves farm equipment worth billions of dollars seized from white farmers, disregarding High Court orders to return the property to owners. Police commander in…

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News and Press Release
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ZimOnline
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Humanitarian Situation Report Issue no. 1, Jan 2006

Overview of humanitarian situation The year 2006 was greeted by a number of humanitarian challenges namely the cholera outbreak, an armyworm invasion, persistent shortages of agricultural inputs, lack of shelter for the people affected by the Clean-up Operation and the…

Format:
Situation Report
Source:
OCHA
Posted:
31 Jan 2006
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Zimbabwe

World Food Programme mobilises more food for Zimbabwe

HARARE -- The World Food Programme (WFP) at the weekend said it is stepping up distribution of food to millions of Zimbabweans following an agreement with the Harare authorities late last year. WFP country representative, Kevin Farrel, said his organization was…

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

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe begins power cuts

HARARE - Zimbabwe has begun power cuts to cities and towns lasting several hours on end because of an acute shortage of electricity, the result of equipment breakdown and also because South Africa is unable to maintain exports to…

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

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Months after state demolitions, many still seek new homes

By Carole Gombakomba & Netsai Mlilo Washington & Bulawayo, 30 January 2006 - Six months after the supposed conclusion of Operation Murambatsvina, the demolition campaign mounted by Zimbabwean authorities with the purported aim of cleaning up the cities remains a…

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

Zimbabwe

Village health workers face extinction in troubled Zimbabwe

HARARE - Each of her hands tightly wrapped up in old plastic for protection, Eugenia Mushambi carefully sat her patient - who suffers from AIDS - on the goatskin mat. The delicate task completed, she slowly turned around to…

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

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: NGOs disappointed at AU's lack of response

[This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations] JOHANNESBURG, 27 Jan 2006 (IRIN) Zimbabwean NGOs said they were "disappointed" that the African Union (AU) had failed to acknowledge a resolution passed by its rights body, criticising the…

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

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe bank governor discloses army fears of popular revolt against Mugabe

HARARE - Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor Gideon Gono has disclosed that the country's top military commander fears that worsening hunger could ignite a popular revolt against President Robert Mugabe's government. Gono, a top ally of Mugabe, made the startling…

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