Tag: Starvation

Detained protestors denied food; fainting

Detained protestors denied food; fainting

Detained protestors denied food; fainting: THE 68 suspected protestors arrested last Friday are reportedly starving in remand prison because they don’t want to eat food supplied by government, prosecutor Michael Reza told court Wednesday. Reza was responding to the claims of a “food crisis” the suspects are reportedly facing while […]

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 […]