Tag: UN

Zimbabwe appeals for $10.9m aid for refugees

Harare – Financially hamstrung Zimbabwe joined UN agencies and charities on Wednesday in appealing for $10.9m of aid for thousands of refugees in the country including families fleeing violence in neighbouring Mozambique. Zimbabwe, grappling an economic crisis including a cash crunch which has had a toll on social services, is […]

Opposition fumes over Mugabe’s oceans summit trip

Opposition fumes over Mugabe’s oceans summit trip

Opposition parties yesterday blasted President Robert Mugabe over his decision to blow taxpayers’ money travelling with a large entourage of more than 50 people to a United Nations-hosted oceans summit in the United States, when the country is nowhere near an ocean. Mugabe took with him his wife and 53 […]

2018 Election: Zimbabwe opposition parties want UN to handle 2018 election

2018 Election: Zimbabwe opposition parties want UN to handle 2018 election

Zimbabwe’s opposition parties are demanding United Nations involvement in next year’s presidential election after a preparatory meeting fell apart amid an argument with election officials. Zimbabwe Elections Commission chairperson Rita Makarau walked out Tuesday after accusing the opposition of unfairly targeting her. The opposition parties have demanded her resignation, saying […]

India distances itself from Mugabe’s UN pull-out threat

India distances itself from Mugabe’s UN pull-out threat

President Robert Mugabe will not get India’s support in his audacious bid to pull out of the United Nations and form a new global organisation. Indian ambassador to Zimbabwe, Rungsung Masakui, told journalists at a Press briefing yesterday that the world’s biggest democracy would continue to push for reforms of the […]