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Zimbabwe's farmers dig in to capture a deluge

With no access to groundwater, and no help from local authorities, farmers in drought-stricken Zimbabwe have grouped together to dig ponds to capture precious rainwater. Read the full report on the Christian Science Monitor.

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News and Press Release
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CSMonitor
Posted:
04 Apr 2013

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe diamond ban: Will it work?

The US-based Rapaport Diamond Trading Network announced a Zimbabwe diamond ban Monday, but will it have the desired effect of preventing child labor and forced labor? By Scott Baldauf, Staff writer / August 17, 2010 Johannesburg, South Africa First animal rights activists…

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News and Press Release
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CSMonitor
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

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Zimbabweans flee South Africa as xenophobic violence flares

Thousands of Zimbabweans are fleeing back home after two days of xenophobic violence in Johannesburg, South Africa, reminding many of the 2008 anti-foreigner riots that killed more than 60 people displaced more than 200,000. By Savious Kwinika, Correspondent / July 21,…

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News and Press Release
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CSMonitor
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Will Africa take action against Zimbabwe's Mugabe?

The African Union is expected to discuss the issue in Egypt Monday, one day after Mugabe declared a 'sweeping victory' in Friday's presidential runoff, which was widely condemned as a sham. By Scott Baldauf | Staff writer of The Christian…

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News and Press Release
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CSMonitor
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe opposition pulls out of runoff vote

Political commentators and ordinary Zimbabweans say the opposition Movement for Democratic Change's decision Sunday will save lives. By a correspondent HARARE, ZIMBABWE - Political commentators and ordinary Zimbabweans applauded Sunday's announcemnet by opposition Movement for Democratic Change that it would pull out…

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News and Press Release
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CSMonitor
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's campaign of violence escalates

The international community seeks to influence the Mugabe government as Army leaders orchestrate political attacks. By Scott Baldauf | Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor and And a contributor JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA; AND HARARE, ZIMBABWE - The options for resolving…

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News and Press Release
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CSMonitor
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Inside Zimbabwe's healthcare crisis

HARARE AND BULAWAYO, ZIMBABWE - Lucia Munenzwa was shell-shocked when she was presented with a list of items that the local clinic needed for her to give birth at the health center. Top of the list were 10 pairs…

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News and Press Release
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CSMonitor
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe + 1 more

Zimbabweans face hate in South Africa

Attacks on foreigners have killed 22 and left more than 6,000 homeless in the past few days. By Scott Baldauf | Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor Musina, South Africa - You know it's bad when you have to go…

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News and Press Release
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CSMonitor
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe recount deepens crisis

President Mugabe's electoral commission on Sunday delayed a recount of the March 29 vote, raising concerns of vote rigging. By Scott Baldauf - Staff writer and a contributor NAIROBI, KENYA; AND HARARE, ZIMBABWE - As President Robert Mugabe's handpicked Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC)…

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News and Press Release
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CSMonitor
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Regional leaders: 'What Zimbabwe crisis?'

Leaders of the southern African region met in Zambia this weekend for an emergency summit on Zimbabwe's increasingly tense electoral impasse. By Scott Baldauf | Staff writer and Joseph J. Schatz | Correspondent BULAWAYO, ZIMBABWE; AND LUSAKA, ZAMBIA - The possibility of…

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News and Press Release
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CSMonitor
Posted:
21 Mar 2011