Tag: Aid

Zimbabwe appeals for $10.9m aid for refugees

Harare – Financially hamstrung Zimbabwe joined UN agencies and charities on Wednesday in appealing for $10.9m of aid for thousands of refugees in the country including families fleeing violence in neighbouring Mozambique. Zimbabwe, grappling an economic crisis including a cash crunch which has had a toll on social services, is […]

Zimbabwe Appeals for U.S.$200 Million for Flood Recovery

Zimbabwe Appeals for U.S.$200 Million for Flood Recovery

The Zimbabwean government on Monday made an international appeal for $200 million to help its citizens who have been affected by widespread floods. Officials said since December, 271 people had died due to floods. The United Nations said it was important to quickly come into the country with medical aid […]

Mugabe’s Zanu-PF ‘blocking food aid’ amid Zimbabwe drought

Mugabe’s Zanu-PF ‘blocking food aid’ amid Zimbabwe drought

Zimbabwe’s ruling party has been accused of deliberately withholding aid from opposition supporters in areas facing starvation because of drought. The country’s human rights commission said opponents of President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu-PF party had been told they would never get any food aid. The government has not yet commented. Mr […]

Mugabe is now frail and party officials openly discuss his successor

Mugabe rejects US, UK aid

President Robert Mugabe yesterday declared will stick to his policies that have alienated the country from the rest of the world and triggered an unprecedented economic downfall, rather than accept foreign aid with strings attached. Addressing mourners at the burial of Brigadier-General Felix Muchemwa at the National Heroes Acre, Mugabe […]