Tag: El Nino

Children face starvation in worst Zimbabwe famine for decades

Children face starvation in worst Zimbabwe famine for decades

ALMOST 3,000 young children in Zimbabwe are facing starvation as El Niño — and failures by President Mugabe’s government — are conspiring to create one of the worst famines for decades. A report released by the vulnerability assessment committee, the country’s famine-watch organisation, says the children affected – all aged five […]

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 […]

MDC-T members fight for food at Vic Falls meeting

MDC-T members fight for food at Vic Falls meeting

There was pandemonium at an MDC-T report-back meeting in Victoria Falls last Friday, as more than 400 party members fought over food, as hunger stalks most parts of the country. The meeting held at Ndlovu Business Centre had been organised by district chairperson, Thembinkosi Sibindi. MDC-T Nkayi North deputy organiser, Fiso […]