Tag: Hunger

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bob gives AU 300 cows yet 3m locals starve

Bob gives AU 300 cows yet 3m locals starve

NO LONGER able to feed itself and with three million of its citizens facing hunger after a severe drought, Zimbabwe earlier this month appealed for $1.6bln from donors to help avert starvation. But President Robert Mugabe is not happy that the African Union (AU) should be dependent on the same […]