Harare Press Release
|05/06/2020 - 10:19||
Japan pledges US$14.8 million to provide food assistance in Zimbabwe
HARARE – The Government of Japan today announced an additional US$14.8 million in funding to meet the essential food security needs of vulnerable populations in Zimbabwe through the World Food Programme (WFP) and the Government of Zimbabwe (GoZ).
|05/03/2020 - 09:47||
Southern Africa: COVID-19 a pretext for surge in harassment of journalists and weakening of media houses by states
As COVID-19 continues to spread across Southern Africa, governments are targeting journalists and media houses that are critical of their handling of the pandemic, Amnesty International warned today marking World Press Freedom Day.
|04/24/2020 - 15:43||
The biggest resource we have is each other: How U of T's international students are coping with COVID-19
Ashley Mutasa, a Lester B. Pearson scholar and U of T Mississauga student, is completing the semester from Winnipeg, where she’s staying with her older sister (photo by Nick Iwanyshyn)
|04/14/2020 - 22:20||
Zimbabwe: Unsafe Water Raises COVID-19 Risks
Zimbabwe government measures to combat COVID-19 should include urgently providing continuous and affordable access to sufficient safe water to people across the country. Long before the coronavirus pandemic, much of Zimbabwe suffered a severe water and sanitation crisis. On March 30, 2020, Zimbabwe, like many countries, ordered a nationwide lockdown to slow the spread of the virus.
|Human Rights Watch|
|04/08/2020 - 20:59||
Blancco Technology Group and Partner Data Agility Group Announce Accelerated Growth of Erasure as a Service Sales Opportunities
Increasing focus on consumer data privacy and corporate social responsibility initiatives lead to higher demand for secure data sanitization.
|04/08/2020 - 10:35||
Urgent international support needed to prevent millions of desperate Zimbabweans plunging deeper into hunger
Photo: WFP/ Claire Nevill, At WFP food distributions in Zimbabwe community members stand at least one metre apart and collect their food in groups of five, to prevent overcrowding.
|03/11/2020 - 11:34||
Russia helps WFP provide food to drought affected communities in Zimbabwe
WFP/Adrienne Bolen, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Zimbabwe, Nikolai V. Krasilnikov hands over a box of wheat procured from Russian funding to Eddie Rowe, WFP Zimbabwe Country Representative & Director and Erasmus Gapara, from Zimbabwe’s Ministry of public service, labour and social welfare.
|03/10/2020 - 23:07||
'New Zimbabwe' Looks an Awful Lot Like the Old One
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa speaks during a state funeral of Zimbabwe's longtime ruler Robert Mugabe in Harare, Zimbabwe, September 14, 2019.
|03/09/2020 - 09:46||
Zimbabwe: Five years on whereabouts of journalist and pro-democracy activist still a mystery
Five years after journalist and pro-democracy activist, Itai Dzamara went missing in Zimbabwe, his whereabouts remains a mystery and his family are stuck in agonizing limbo, Amnesty International said today. Itai Dzamara is a well-known activist and had been a vocal critic of Robert Mugabe before he was abducted from a barbershop on 9 March 2015. He has not been heard from since.
|03/06/2020 - 14:05||
Canada provides CA$3 million to lift 55,000 Zimbabweans out of hunger
HARARE – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomes a contribution of $3 million CAD from the Canadian Government to life-saving humanitarian operations in Zimbabwe. The funding supports WFP’s rapid scale-up of emergency food assistance to reach almost 55,000 people in Matobo district.
|03/02/2020 - 22:29||
Southeast Students Explore Career Opportunities at Women in Economics Symposium
From left to right, Southeast students Erika Bone, Alexandra Meyer, Sibonginkosi Mathe and Tanatswa Musunda at the Women in Economics Symposium.
|02/26/2020 - 10:40||
Collaboration tackling typhoid fever in Zimbabwe
Professor Rob Kingsley and Dr Gaetan Thilliez from the Quadram Institute are teaming up with Prof. Neil Hall of the Earlham Institute and Dr Sekesai Zinyowera and Tapfumanei Mashe of the National Microbiology Reference Laboratory in Harare to investigate the association of Salmonella Typhi with protists in the aquatic environment of Zimbabwe.
|02/20/2020 - 07:02||
Digital doesnt have to be a development issue
Advocacy group Avaaz organises a protest to call attention to disinformation on Facebook, Washington D.C., 2018.
|02/13/2020 - 21:04||
Infectious Diseases, Zimbabwe, Students with Disabilities: RAND Weekly Recap
This week, we discuss policies that punish pregnant women for substance abuse; how Zimbabwe has changed since Mugabe was toppled; the U.S. response to infections diseases; post-deployment reintegration practices for U.S. federal civilians; supporting students with disabilities; and how to avoid escalation with Iran.
|02/06/2020 - 22:51||
Little Has Changed in Post-Mugabe Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa is escorted by a guard of honor as he arrives for Independence Day celebrations in Harare, Zimbabwe, April 18, 2019.
|02/06/2020 - 10:10||
Has Zimbabwe Changed Since Mugabe's Overthrow?
Drawing upon decades of experience, RAND provides research services, systematic analysis, and innovative thinking to a global clientele that includes government agencies, foundations, and private-sector firms.
|01/15/2020 - 19:57||
Invitation to Tender: Ref. No.04: Borehole Drilling, Capacity Testing and Supply of 40-Foot Containers
World Vision invites tenders from reputable individuals/organizations to submit bids for borehole drilling, capacity testing and the supply of 40-foot containers for Beef Enterprise Strengthening and Transformation (BEST); a project under Zimbabwe Agricultural Growth Programme (ZAGP), funded by the European Union.
|12/19/2019 - 13:28||
New York Times: Five Who Spread Hope in 2019
O.K., so Time magazine has Greta Thunberg. But many other individuals also changed the world for the better in 2019. Here, for a second year, is a list of five whose contributions Fixes wrote about.
|Portland State ...|
|11/28/2019 - 01:41||
Once the breadbasket of Africa, Zimbabwe now on brink of man-made starvation, UN rights expert warns
Once the breadbasket of Africa, Zimbabwe now on brink of man-made starvation, UN rights expert warns GENEVA / HARARE (28 November 2019) - Despite the constitutional protection of the right to food and a sophisticated set of human-rights based national laws and policies, man-made starvation is slowly making its way in Zimbabwe, said the UN expert of the right to food after visiting the country from 18 to 28 November 2019.
|11/14/2019 - 06:06||
Zimbabwe: UN human rights expert visits to assess the right to food
Zimbabwe: UN human rights expert visits to assess the right to food GENEVA (14 November 2019) – The UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Hilal Elver, will carry out a fact-finding visit to Zimbabwe from 18 to 28 November 2019.
|11/07/2019 - 14:22||
The Number of People Affected by Hunger in Southern Africa Will Stretch Around the World
The number of hungry children and adults living through Southern Africa’s worst drought in 35 years will soon be so vast that if put together would stretch one and a half times around the earth, warns humanitarian agency World Vision.
|10/25/2019 - 18:51||
Zimbabwes Neighbors Express Solidarity Against a False Enemy
Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa attends a rally against Western sanctions in Harare, Zimbabwe, October 25, 2019.
|10/08/2019 - 17:31||
MoU between IFAW and ZimParks: The start of a value-driven Conservation Partnership for wildlife and people to thrive together in Zimbabwe
IFAW's President and CEO, Azzedine Downes, signs the conservation agreement with ZimPark's Director General, Mr.
|10/02/2019 - 20:58||
MIT African Students Association
Gathered together for a welcome dinner, first-year students, current members, and even some alumni talk and greet the incoming international students. The people seated around the table all have slightly different backgrounds. Some international students grew up on the African continent, but went to high school abroad, in the United States or the United Kingdom. Many come from cities, including capitals like Nairobi, Kenya; Lagos, Nigeria; or Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; and others from more rural and less-resourced areas.
|10/02/2019 - 18:26||
Airborne rescue in Zimbabwe by Wild is Life-ZEN and the International Fund for Animal Welfare saves tiny elephant orphan
The news arrived that the approximately seven month old female calf was in distress following the death of her mother three days earlier at Mana Pools National Park, an UNESCO World Heritage Site, renowned as one of Africa’s premier wildlife and wilderness complexes.