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UN allocates $20 million in emergency funding, as Cyclone Idai disaster unfolds

New York, Mar 21 (IBNS): As the full scale of the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai in South-West Africa continues to be assessed, the UN and humanitarian partners are ramping up the provision of emergency food, shelter, water and health care supplies to hundreds-of-thousands who have been affected across Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe.

UN standing with Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique as Southern Africa death toll from deadly cyclone mounts

New York, Mar 18 (IBNS): The UN chief has expressed his sadness at the loss of life and displacement across Zimbabwe, as a result of the deadly Tropical Cyclone Idai, which has pounded Southern Africa in recent days, leaving at least 150 dead in Malawi alone, according to latest news reports.

US sanctions on Zimbabwe illegal, Will curtail multinational payment support: Ruling Party

Moscow, Mar 8 (Sputnik/UNI) Sanctions renewed by the United States on Zimbabwe are illegal, and will prevent Zimbabwe from receiving financial support from multinational financial institutions, Dickson Dzora, the director for administration at ruling Zimbabwean ZANU PF party told Sputnik on Friday.

Prolonged economic crisis and drought demands urgent response for Zimbabwe’s ‘hardest hit’: UN relief chief

New York, Mar 1 (IBNS): An urgent scale-up in humanitarian relief is required to provide “critical food and livelihood support” for hard-hit people across Zimbabwe, the UN’s Emergency Relief Coordinator said on Thursday, speaking during the middle of a fact-finding mission to the southern African country.

Zimbabwe road mishap kills 47

Harare, Nov 8 (IBNS): At least 47 people were killed as two buses collided in Zimbabwe on Wednesday, media reports said.

‘No cure’ for HIV in Zimbabwe says UN, following claims from local preacher

New York, Nov 1 (IBNS): The United Nations in Zimbabwe is reaffirming that people living with HIV and AIDS need to continue with antiretroviral (ARV) therapy to manage their infections, after a local preacher reportedly claimed that he had received divine revelation of an herbal cure.

This is a new beginning: Zimbabwe President Mnangagwa says after winning election

Harare, Aug 3 (IBNS): Zimbabwe's electoral commission has declared Zanu-PF candidate and incumbent President, Emmerson Mnangagwa, as the winner in the recently concluded presidential polls.

Zimbabwe: Post polls violence kills three; International community urges calm

Harare: At least three people were killed as Harare witnessed a massive violence following Monday's presidential election in Zimbabwe.

‘Exercise restraint,’ UN urges Zimbabwe after post-election violence

New York, Aug 2 (IBNS): After reported attacks on demonstrators protesting election results in Zimbabwe that have left three dead, the United Nations called on the country’s leaders on Wednesday to reject any form of violence.

Mugabe-less Zimbabwe to vote for the first time since independence

Harare, July 30 (IBNS): Zimbabweans will witness history on Monday as the country will undergo the presidential polls without its longtime leader, Robert Mugabe, for the first time since independence.

UN rights office appeals for peaceful Zimbabwe elections amid reports of intimidation

New York, July 25 (IBNS): Zimbabwe’s upcoming presidential elections must be peaceful and credible, the UN Human Rights Office, OHCHR, said on Tuesday, amid increasing reports of voter intimidation and coercion linked to the ruling ZANU-PF party.

UN chief condemns explosion at election rally in Zimbabwe that injured dozens, including senior politicians

New York, June 25 (IBNS): The UN Secretary-General has condemned an explosion which took place at an election rally in Zimbabwe on Saturday, not long after President Emmerson Mnangagwa left the stage after addressing the crowd, according to news reports.

Zimbabwe: President Mnangagwa survives Bulawayo explosion

Bulawayo, June 23 (IBNS):  Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa survived an apparent bomb attack and remained unhurt in Zimbabwe's Bulawayo city on Saturday, media reports said.

UN development official urges greater international support for Zimbabwe

New York, May 25 (IBNS): With a new administration in place and plans to hold free and fair general elections later this year, authorities in Zimbabwe are hoping to see greater international investment in their country, according to the top United Nations official there.

Zimbabwe main opposition leader Tsvangirai succumbs to colon cancer

Harare/Cape Town, Feb 15 (IBNS): Zimbabwe's opposition leader and former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has died. He was aged 65.