Tag: UN

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 […]

Zim government appears on the verge of a UN bailout

Zim government appears on the verge of a UN bailout

THE United Nations (UN) could soon bail out Zimbabwe after Harare asked the organisation to scale down its humanitarian projects and fund the ZANU PF government’s economic revival programmes. ZANU PF’s economic revival blue print, the Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation (Zim Asset), which has been struggling to secure funding, […]

Anger over Mugabe’s bid to block UN rights resolution

Anger over Mugabe’s bid to block UN rights resolution

ZIMBABWE is among 14 countries that last week voted against the passing of United Nations General Assembly resolution recognising human rights defenders. Other countries that tried to block the passing of the resolution, according to an organisation known as Frontline Defenders, were China, Russia, Syria, Burundi, Kenya, Myanmar, Nigeria, Saudi […]