Policy

UN gives Zim $1,6bn in development aid

UN gives Zim $1,6bn in development aid

THE United Nations (UN) is contributing more than $1 billion in humanitarian aid to Zimbabwe over the next five years, making it one of the largest donors. The $1,6 billion, under the Zimbabwe UN Development Assistance Framework (Zundaf) 2016-2020, will help provide food and nutrition, security, gender equality, HIV and Aids […]

Rights lawyers, State body in landmark pact

Rights lawyers, State body in landmark pact

ZIMBABWE Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) has formalised a pact with a State human rights commission to nurture the protection, promotion and enforcement of human rights in Zimbabwe. The landmark deal would see ZLHR and Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) working together to take steps to prevent a repeat of the […]

’11 besieged white farmers must stay’

’11 besieged white farmers must stay’

CHIEF Chiweshe and Mashonaland Central Province war veterans have thrown their weight behind 11 commercial white farmers facing eviction from their properties. Centenary white farmer Phillip Rankin, owner of Kingston Deverill Farm and his colleagues are living in fear after veterans of the 70s liberation struggle laid siege at their property. […]

Zimbabweans say little to expect from Chinamasa budget

Zimbabweans say little to expect from Chinamasa budget

AN air of resigned pessimism appears to grip the country ahead of Thursday’s 2016 national budget presentation by Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa in parliament. Chinamasa is expected to try and tame the civil service wage bill which is chewing the greater chunk of the national purse. He is also expected […]