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Zimbabwe's Child Health Days help to reduce measles and boost child survival

By Tsitsi Singizi UNICEF and partners are today announcing a dramatic reduction in worldwide measles mortality rates since 2000, especially in Africa. Here is just one of the success stories on immunization. MUPANDAWANA, Zimbabwe, 29 November 2007 - One can still…

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UNICEF
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Food and elections in Zimbabwe

Bias widespread in food aid distribution, Zimbabwe civic group charges millions of Zimbabweans are depending on distributions of food aid to survive due to a poor harvest last year and the economic crisis besetting the country, but a new…

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News and Press Release
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The Zimbabwean
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Of cash and dealers

HARARE, 23 November 2007 (IRIN) Just when life could not become any harder for Zimbabweans, who are already having to cope with food and fuel shortages and rocketing prices, local banks have run out of notes. Long queues of people…

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TNH
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Civic leaders say Zim rights situation worsening

by Nigel Hangarume HARARE - Zimbabwe's human rights situation continued to deteriorate despite claims to the contrary by President Robert Mugabe's government, civic organisations said as they pleaded with Africa to act. Zimbabwe civil society leaders this week told the…

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ZimOnline
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Workplace AIDS programmes feel the pinch

HARARE, 22 November 2007 (PLUSNEWS) Zimbabwe's seven-year economic crisis has forced private companies to make some difficult decisions about workplace programmes for HIV-positive staff. How do you provide life-prolonging antiretroviral (ARV) medication, care and support, when you're struggling to keep…

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News and Press Release
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PlusNews
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Mbeki confident of solution to Zimbabwe crisis

By Nelson Banya HARARE, Nov 22 (Reuters) - South African President Thabo Mbeki said on Thursday he was "very confident" that mediation efforts between Zimbabwe's government and the opposition would produce a solution to the country's political crisis. Analysts and Western…

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News and Press Release
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Reuters
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: First diarrhoea, now possibly plague

BULAWAYO, 21 November 2007 (IRIN) Bulawayo, Zimbabwe's second city, already reeling from a diarrhoea outbreak as a result of water shortages, has been told by its fuel-strapped city council that it can only collect refuse once a month. Garbage has…

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News and Press Release
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TNH
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe + 1 more

Refugees die waiting for South African asylum

By Wendell Roelf CAPE TOWN, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Unable to survive on his policeman's salary, Adonis Musati decided to leave his base at Mtjinge, Zimbabwe, for the "great trek" to South Africa and a better life. Less than five months…

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News and Press Release
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Reuters
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21 Mar 2011