Tag: Drought

Drought Relief Donors say no funds yet

Drought Relief Donors say no funds yet

Drought Relief Donors say no funds yet: AID agencies say funding remains the greatest challenge to their efforts to provide humanitarian food aid to Zimbabweans who are afflicted by hunger after an El-Nino induced drought that has left up to 4 million people in need of assistance. In separate responses […]

Sadc meets to help starving Zimbabweans

Sadc meets to help starving Zimbabweans

Diplomats from the Sadc region have promised to mobilise food aid to over four million Zimbabweans faced with hunger saying such a desperate situation requires a multi-faceted response. Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) ambassador to Zimbabwe Mwampanga Mwana-Nanga, who is also the dean of African diplomats in Zimbabwe, revealed this […]

It rains and everyone relaxes

It rains and everyone relaxes

If you are an African, you live by the seasons – we have two very distinct seasons – one wet and the other dry. Between these two seasons we have a beautiful period of about two months when the grass is still green, the bush lush and temperatures are declining […]

Zimbabwe Admits Four Million Need Food Aid

Zimbabwe Admits Four Million Need Food Aid

The number of people needing food aid in Zimbabwe has reached four million – more than a third of the country’s population, a state-owned newspaper has revealed. Zimbabwe is struggling with its worst drought in more than two decades and government stocks of maize, the country’s staple food, will only […]