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Fertilizer shortage to hit Zimbabwe harvests

BULAWAYO - Zimbabwe faces another poor harvest even if the country received good rains in the 2006/07 season because of a critical shortage of fertilizer, according to the Famine Early Warning Systems Network (Fewsnet). The international famine monitoring organisation said in…

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ZimOnline
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

ZANU PF forces farmers to 'donate' food for conference

HARARE - Ruling ZANU PF party officials in Mashonaland East province are forcing newly resettled black farmers to contribute food for the party's annual national conference scheduled for December, ZimOnline has learnt. The new farmers, who were resettled by the government…

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News and Press Release
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ZimOnline
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: UN denies NGO accusations of "being in bed" with Mugabe

[This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations] JOHANNESBURG, 29 September (IRIN) - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Zimbabwe has denied accusations that it was "in bed" with President Robert Mugabe's government. A nongovernmental organisation (NGO), the…

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News and Press Release
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TNH
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: The continent's original people survive by begging

[This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations] BULAWAYO, 28 September (IRIN) - The remnants of Zimbabwe's San people are eking out an existence on the edge of oblivion. About 1,200 San, or Bushmen, are surviving in…

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News and Press Release
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TNH
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zim charges two white farmers, orders 50 others to leave

HARARE - President Robert Mugabe's government will next week prosecute two white farmers for defying orders to vacate their farms while it has also ordered another 50 white landowners across the country to surrender their properties, a top official…

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News and Press Release
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ZimOnline
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Bread shortage worsens in Zimbabwe

HARARE - A two-week shortage of bread worsened in Zimbabwe over the weekend, with some cities such as the country's sixth biggest city of Masvingo said to have little or no bread at all. In Harare and the second largest…

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News and Press Release
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ZimOnline
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Politics not need determines govt aid - rights NGO

[This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations] JOHANNESBURG, 26 September (IRIN) - Distribution of government aid is being politicised by the ruling party in Zimbabwe's eastern province of Manicaland, according to a faith-based rights organisation. The Zimbabwe…

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News and Press Release
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TNH
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe lost half of health professionals - report

HARARE, Sept 24 (Reuters) - Zimbabwe has lost half of its public health professionals in the last few years and is the African country hardest hit by a "brain drain" driven largely by economic hardship, a state newspaper reported…

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News and Press Release
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Reuters
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Displaced Zimbabwe white farmers head for Ghana

HARARE - Ghana could be the next stop for displaced Zimbabwean white farmers following overtures by some of the West African country's leading agricultural firms to lure the farmers into joint ventures. In a notice to members posted on its website,…

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News and Press Release
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ZimOnline
Posted:
21 Mar 2011