Tag: Drought

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 […]

Zim should intensify climate change mitigation efforts

Zim should intensify climate change mitigation efforts

Zim should intensify climate change mitigation efforts: Zimbabwe should intensify efforts to mitigate the effects of climate change through enhancing water and soil management, scaling up of climate smart agriculture and clean sources of energy, United Nations Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Zimbabwe Bishow Parajuli said Friday. Mr Parajuli […]

Govt acquires 700k tns food for work

Govt acquires 700k tns food for work

Govt acquires 700k tns food for work grain: GOVERNMENT has acquired 700 000 metric tones of grain from Zambia and overseas for the drought relief program, Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Minister, Prisca Mupfumira, has said. The minister said eight rural provinces were going to receive the grain as […]

US to feed half a million Zimbabweans

US to feed half a million Zimbabweans

US to feed half a million Zimbabweans: NEARLY half a million Zimbabweans will continue to receive food aid for another six months after the United States provided an extra $20 million to help ease hunger in twelve of the country’s districts hit by the worst drought in a generation. An […]