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Zanu PF party was denying food handouts to opposition party supporters

Critics Slam Zanu-PF’s Threat to Politicize Food Aid

July Moyo, the Local Government minister, faces criticism for his warning to potentially expel food aid agencies suspected of lacking political alignment with Zanu-PF supporters. In light of the El Niño-induced drought gripping Zimbabwe, aid agencies play a crucial role in reaching
April 4, 2024

Zimbabwe surpasses global target on HIV treatment: report

Zimbabwe has achieved and surpassed the global target on HIV testing, treatment and viral suppression, three years ahead of the set time, state news agency New Ziana reported on Wednesday. The Joint UN Programme on HIV/Aids (UNAids) aims for HIV testing, treatment
November 9, 2022

Zambia won’t allow gay practices, president Hichilema says

Zambia’s President Hakainde Hichilema has said that Gay and Lesbian practices cannot be condoned because the country is a Christian nation. President Hichilema said the country can only “realign sound democratic values with other countries”, local media reports. Last month, the president
November 8, 2021
President Emmerson Mnangagwa held a meeting in Harare on Monday with UN Special Envoy, Elana Douhan. (Photo: Emmerson Mnangagwa/Twitter )

UN envoy recommends that sanctions against Zimbabwe be lifted

THE United Nations Special Rapporteur on unilateral and coersive measures, Alena Douhan has called for the lifting of unilateral sanctions against Zimbabwe and urged sanctioning states and key national stakeholders to engage in meaningful dialogue on political reform, human rights and the
October 27, 2021
UN Chief Calls On Eswatini To Respect Children's Rights

UN Secretary-General urges Eswatini to respect children’s rights

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Monday on authorities in Eswatini to respect the rights of children after schools were closed and a new wave of protests against Africa’s last absolute monarchy was suppressed. Students have been staging demonstrations in schools in
October 19, 2021
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