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Typhoid slowly engulfing Zimbabwe

by Peter Marimudza Wednesday 29 February 2012 HARARE -- A typhoid outbreak that began in Harare last year is steadily spreading across Zimbabwe with more than 3 000 cases reported although only one death due to the disease…

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News and Press Release
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ZimOnline
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29 Feb 2012

Zimbabwe

Mugabe will block constitution

by Peter Marimudza HARARE – President Robert Mugabe has vowed to block a new constitution that would prevent him from running for president, while also insisting he would not permit restructuring of the armed forces seen as…

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News and Press Release
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ZimOnline
Posted:
20 Feb 2012

Zimbabwe

Half of Zim teachers are victims of violence

by Peter Marimudza HARARE -- More than half of Zimbabwe’s teachers have at one point during the past decade experienced some form of political violence including being threatened, beaten up, tortured or raped, according to a new…

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News and Press Release
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ZimOnline
Posted:
13 Feb 2012

Zimbabwe

Cholera fears in typhoid-hit Harare

by Peter Marimudza Monday 30 January 2012 HARARE – City health officials and independent doctors have warned of a possible cholera outbreak in Harare, already grappling with a typhoid outbreak that has infected more than 800 people…

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News and Press Release
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ZimOnline
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15 Feb 2012

Zimbabwe

Water shortage is national disaster: church

HARARE - The Roman Catholic church’s human rights arm on Sunday urged Zimbabwean authorities to declare chronic water shortages in the country a national disaster, amid rising cases of typhoid in the capital Harare. Nearly 300 cases…

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News and Press Release
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ZimOnline
Posted:
28 Nov 2011

Zimbabwe

Chronic malnutrition in Zim

JOHANNESBURG – Hunger and chronic malnutrition are on the rise in Zimbabwe, the UN Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has said. The UN organisation said significant crop loses in four of Zimbabwe’s 10 provinces…

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News and Press Release
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ZimOnline
Posted:
22 Aug 2011

Zimbabwe

Probe army abuses: Amnesty

by Edward Jones HARARE – International rights group Amnesty International has said Zimbabwe should establish a commission of enquiry into systematic human rights violations by security forces in the last decade and expel those found guilty to…

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News and Press Release
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ZimOnline
Posted:
09 Aug 2011

Zimbabwe

Ex-soldiers intimidate villagers

by James Mombe JOHANNESBURG – Retired soldiers are harassing villagers in rural Buhera West constituency and threatening them with unspecified but severe punishment for backing Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s MDC party, a leading democracy advocacy group has…

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News and Press Release
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ZimOnline
Posted:
11 Jul 2011

Zimbabwe

Volatile situation in five Zim provinces

by Edward Jones HARARE – Political violence is on the rise in five of Zimbabwe’s ten provinces as tensions rise with ZANU-PF stepping up campaigns in a bid to press for fresh general elections, which President Robert…

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News and Press Release
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ZimOnline
Posted:
11 Jul 2011

Zimbabwe

Demilitarise Zim polls body: NGOs

by Edward Jones HARARE – Zimbabwean rights groups have said the international community should apply more pressure to Harare to adopt a clear roadmap to new elections while demanding the demilitarisation of the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission as…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
ZimOnline
Posted:
02 Jul 2011

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