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UN Donates $16 Million To Zimbabwe Relief Fund For Flood Victims

The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) donated to Zimbabwe government an amount of $16 million to assist more than 32,000 flood victims in the country in addition to the earlier allocated $82 million in 2016. The country was hit by worst drought last year and more than four million people in rural parts were affected. United Nations resident ...

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Should Zimbabwean Replace Nonagenarian President In 2018 Amid Shrinking Economy

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is 93. He celebrated his birthday bash last month and seems retirement is not in his mind now even though he didn’t serve guests elephant meat compared to what he did on his 91st birthday. He had ordered a 200-pound cake bearing a shape of Mercedes Limousine. He was photographed enjoying American potato chips. The president ...

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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe Flies To Singapore For Medical Review

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has flown to Singapore Wednesday citing scheduled medical checkup amid two-week strike in the country by nurses at public hospitals and many major doctors demanding the pay the 2016 bonuses that was due in December. The president celebrated his 93rd birthday very recently. He is now frail and hardly walks confidently. His speeches are now meandering ...

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Human Rights Allege Zimbabwean Government Biased Distributing Relief In Support Areas

Human rights commission alleges Zimbabwean government is withholding food aid from opponents and are offering to the supporters only. Government has however denied of any such partisan in the distribution of relief aid to the people. A week ago the commission said to have discovered political bias in the food aid distribution as only the ZANU-PF ruled areas were getting ...

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South Africa Justifies Detention Of 9 Zimbabweans As Lawful

The detention of nine Zimbabweans last month is now being justified by the South African department of home affairs as to be lawful. On August 21 the nine illegal foreigners were returning to their home country in a minibus taxi and were arrested by the authorities. All the detained is learned to have been said would be kept in the ...

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Zimbabwe Gets Worst Drought In Over Two Decades, 4 Million Needs Food

This is the worst drought in Zimbabwe in past more than two decades. New report reveals about four million people in the country needs food. Earlier the figure was estimated to be three million. Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Minister Prisca Mupfumira said to the press, “Indications are that the figure of vulnerable households requiring food assistance could be ...

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Former Tanzanian President Lands At Harare Airport For Week-Long Zimbabwe Visit

Former Tanzanian President Benjamin Mkapa is now on a week-long visit to Zimbabwe where he is expected to meet President Robert Mugabe too. Landing at the Harare International Airport, Mkapa was received by Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko, Minister of Defence Sydney Sekeramayi and Foreign Affairs Minister Simbarashe Mumbengegwi. According to Foreign Affairs permanent secretary Mr Joey Bimha, the former Tanzanian ...

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