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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 […]

UN gives Zim $1,6bn in development aid

UN gives Zim $1,6bn in development aid

THE United Nations (UN) is contributing more than $1 billion in humanitarian aid to Zimbabwe over the next five years, making it one of the largest donors. The $1,6 billion, under the Zimbabwe UN Development Assistance Framework (Zundaf) 2016-2020, will help provide food and nutrition, security, gender equality, HIV and Aids […]