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Zimbabwe

Orphans face testing time

Miclon surveys his field in silence. There’s nothing to say because there’s nothing to see. The soil is parched and hard as concrete and the little grass that is evident is dried out, brown and lifeless. Overhead the…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Tearfund
Posted:
29 Aug 2011

Zimbabwe

New crop skills aim to beat Zimbabwe hunger

It's raining in Zimbabwe but no one is complaining. It's badly needed, evidenced by the dry grass which is steadily turning from brown to green as the soil is refreshed. Farmers are now busily getting their seeds in the soil in…

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

Zimbabwe

Tide is turning in Zimbabwe cholera outbreak

Efforts by a Tearfund partner to stem the tide of cholera in Zimbabwe are showing signs of success. Months of preventative work have been going on in Bulawayo to fix the city's century-old crumbling sewage infrastructure which has fallen into…

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

Zimbabwe

African leaders in slow lane over Zimbabwe

On the opening day of the G8 Summit in Japan, African leaders attending the talks appeared to ask for virtually nothing of their G8 counterparts in discussions aimed at easing the crisis in Zimbabwe. Comments made by a Japanese Government spokesperson…

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

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe riot police raid Tearfund partner

This afternoon (Monday 9 June), the Harare offices of the Zimbabwe Christian Alliance (ZCA) were raided and five staff members were taken to the Harare Central Police station for questioning. The raid was carried out by Zimbabwe's riot police and…

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

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe churches open their buildings for victims of violence and torture

In the fourth week since Zimbabwe went to the polls a violent crack down is clearly underway. As Zanu PF militias target those suspected of voting for the opposition MDC, Tearfund partner, The Churches in Bulawayo (CIB) today released a…

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

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's growing post-poll tensions

International development agencies, Progressio, Tearfund, Trócaire, the Foundation for Development and Partnership in Africa (FEPA), and Christian Aid warn that Zimbabwe is becoming increasingly tense as election results continue to hang in the balance. All five agencies are deeply concerned about…

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

Zimbabwe

EU talks must place focus on Zimbabwe

As Zimbabwean leader, President Mugabe, flies into Lisbon for the AU / EU Summit (7-9 December 2007), Tearfund, a UK relief and development agency, is urging that the talks should focus on the devastating humanitarian situation in Zimbabwe. Gary Swart,…

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

Zimbabwe

UK relief agency launches Zimbabwe emergency appeal

UK relief and development agency Tearfund is launching an emergency appeal to support Zimbabwe churches bringing help to the poorest families affected by Zimbabwe's spiralling crisis. Many have gone without food for weeks with even basic items unavailable in shops.…

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