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Zimbabwe: Clinics close down as economic crisis deepens

GWERU, 30 April 2007 (IRIN) - After more than 50 years of serving the community, Rockford Clinic in Gweru, in Zimbabwe's central province of Midlands, shut down two months ago when the last trained nurse quit - a symptom…

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News and Press Release
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TNH
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: New regulations for NGOs as some suspend aid

By Regerai Marwezu MASVINGO - The Zimbabwean government has announced a set of new tough regulations for the registration of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) that were deregistered about two weeks ago. Under the new regulations, all NGOs must first sign an agreement…

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News and Press Release
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ZimOnline
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Grim Harare hospital highlights healthcare crisis

The hospital reception is a theatre of agony: adults weep, the injured groan and women who have just lost loved ones wail. By Norman Chitapi in Harare (AR No. 110, 25-Apr-07) Parirenyatwa Hospital in Zimbabwe's capital Harare is the biggest referral hospital…

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News and Press Release
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IWPR
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Malaria down by 40 percent

JOHANNESBURG, 24 April 2007 (IRIN) - Finally, a good news story out of Zimbabwe: the number of malaria cases in the crisis-ridden country has dropped by 40 percent in the last two years, from three million in 2004 to…

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News and Press Release
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TNH
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Hunger strikes the rural areas

GOROMONZI, 24 April 2007 (IRIN) Back-to-back dry years have drastically reduced Zimbabwe's crop yields, causing widespread hunger in rural communities, where residents are calling for immediate food aid. President Robert Mugabe's ruling ZANU-PF government has already labelled 2007 a 'Year of…

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News and Press Release
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TNH
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Liberators Platform condemns violence gripping nation

By Happyson Nenji HARARE - The Zimbabwe Liberators Platform (ZLP), an organisation formed by genuine former liberation war fighters to advocate for peace, democracy and good governance has noted with deep concern the alarming rise in state sponsored violence since…

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News and Press Release
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ZimOnline
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe will accept food aid without strings attached: Minister

Harare/Johannesburg_(dpa) _ Zimbabwe, which is facing a massive food deficit this year, will accept food aid from donors as long as there are no political strings attached, a government minister has said, according to reports Tuesday. Zimbabwe is expected to…

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News and Press Release
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DPA
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Experts from UN food aid groups to visit Zim

JOHANNESBURG - Experts from two United Nations (UN) food aid agencies are due in Zimbabwe this week to assess the country's food security situation, according to international media reports. The Harare authorities, who have already declared 2007 a drought year, invited…

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News and Press Release
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ZimOnline
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Council conclusions on Zimbabwe - 2796th External Relations Council meeting

Luxembourg, 23 April 2007 - The Council adopted the following conclusions: 1. The Council joins the UNSG and the AU in expressing strong concern at the rapidly deteriorating human rights, political and economic situation in Zimbabwe. The Council condemns in…

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