Tag: UN

UN urges govt to engage international partners

UN urges govt to engage international partners

A UNITED NATIONS (UN) senior official has urged government to exercise fiscal discipline and continue in its engagement with international partners. This comes as the UN World Economic Situation and Prospects Report showed that Southern African region’s growth was expected to increase by 3% in 2016 from last year’s 2, […]

Mnangagwa: We choose who monitors our polls

Mnangagwa: We choose who monitors our polls

Zimbabwe is a sovereign country and chooses countries and institutions it desires to monitor its electoral processes, Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa said yesterday. In an interview, VP Mnangagwa, who oversees the Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs ministry also asserted that any institution willing to assist Zimbabwe on elections would do […]

EU seeks UN-observed Zim polls

EU seeks UN-observed Zim polls

THE European Union (EU) is reportedly planning to convince President Robert Mugabe’s government to allow United Nations emissaries to observe the 2018 elections, NewsDay has learnt. Diplomatic sources told NewsDay that Britain was pushing for the adoption of a resolution within the EU to force Zimbabwe to accept UN observers […]

Govt, UN join hands to mitigate drought

Govt, UN join hands to mitigate drought

MOST areas in Zimbabwe have received less than half their usual rainfall while more than 10 000 livestock have died in the southern parts as the country grapples with the effects of El Nino-induced poor rainfall. Government and development partners like the United Nations have since enhanced the mobilisation of resources […]