Articles tagged 'usaid'

ZimRights council to deal with internal threat 10 July 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) National Council (NC) met in Harare on Saturday and resolved to deal with the threats arising from former members — some of whom it claims are now members of political parties. This comes as some interest groups sought to take advantage of...
ZimRights under siege 7 July 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) is under siege from former members of the association who are planning to form a splinter group. The development comes after USAid said last week it had withdrawn funding citing financial irregularities. ZimRights has vehemently denied ...
Setback for pro-democracy groups 2 July 2018 HARARE - The country's pro-democratic movement has suffered a huge setback after one of the key funders of civic society groups championing rights and peace-building terminated its funding over noncompliance issues. United States Agency for International Development (USAid) has terminated its ...
US fights fall armyworm in Zim 14 February 2018 HARARE - The United States is partnering with 350 000 Zimbabwean farmers and other local experts to stop the spread of the fall armyworm. The caterpillar is native to North and South America, though it has already spread to other parts of Africa including Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, South Africa...
USAid bows out of maternal health scheme 3 December 2017 HARARE - As external support for health programmes in Zimbabwe continues to shrink, the United States Agency for International Development (USAid) has bowed out from another strategic programme which was contributing much towards maternal health. In 2014, USAid and the Health and Child Care mi...
Aid agencies' pull-out threat a nightmare 28 October 2016 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe's regime continues to manipulate the magnanimous relief effort by western governments and aid agencies, forcing the humanitarian agencies to make painful choices — either to stop dealing with the rogue and unsavoury government or turning their back on needy civili...
'US guards against food aid politicisation' 10 September 2016 HARARE - The United States (US) said it has “robust mechanisms” to ensure that its food aid to Zimbabwe is not subject to any form of political manipulation. This comes after an investigation by the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) found that Zanu PF is the major perpetrator of food aid...
USAid to guard against partisan aid distribution 11 May 2016 HARARE - The United States Agency for International Development (USAid) does not distribute its food aid based on political affiliations of recipients, the mission's director Stephanie Funk has said. At a media briefing on drought response on Monday, Funk said food aid is given to families in ...
USAid expert to jet in for Tokwe Mukorsi disaster 19 February 2014 HARARE - The US government has requested that a regional advisor be sent to Zimbabwe to assess the impact of the Tokwe Mukorsi basin disaster. In an interview with the Daily News on Friday, Karen Kelley, counsellor for public affairs at the US Embassy, said they would be sending in, the adviso...
US gives Zim $10m for food aid 22 October 2013 HARARE - The US government, through its Agency for International Development's (USAid) Office of Food for Peace (FFP), has provided an additional $10 million to the UN World Food Programme (WFP). This assistance will support humanitarian food needs in Zimbabwe during the October to March hunge...