Articles tagged 'aid'

Global Fund grants Zimbabwe $502m 18 January 2018 HARARE - The Global Fund to fight Aids, tuberculosis and malaria yesterday granted Zimbabwe $502 million, with government giving assurances that the money will not be misused. The head of the Global Fund Grant Management,  Mark Eddington, said: “This partnership present here ... we need to con...
Red Cross marks World First Aid Day 10 September 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe Red Cross Society (ZRCS) yesterday marked World First Aid Day with a well-attended event at Allan Wilson High School in Harare. Running under the theme “First Aid and Domestic Accidents” the commemorations which also had a first aid competition drew over 20 teams from mining,...
Trump tells Zim: Reform or no talks 7 June 2017 HARARE - United States President Donald Trump's administration is ready to have “meaningful” dialogue with the Zimbabwean government once it is satisfied there is political and economic transformation, a top official said yesterday. “The relationship with the Zimbabwean government is part of t...
WFP exceeds school feeding target 9 April 2017 HARARE - World Food Programme (WFP) has exceeded its school feeding scheme by more than 1 000 from its targeted 76 000 children. In an interview with the Daily News on Sunday, WFP country director Eddie Rowe said the programme had been targeting drought-stricken areas of the country. “We ac...
US embassy to engage Trump on Zim funding cuts 4 March 2017 HARARE - The United States (US) embassy in Harare will be reaching out to President Donald Trump not to slash foreign aid to Zimbabwe, ambassador Harry Thomas Jnr has said. This comes as Trump has proposed large cuts to foreign aid at a time of acute need in Zimbabwe. The details of Trump's...
Chiefs deny politicising food aid 4 February 2014 MASVINGO - Chief Fortune Charumbira, president of the Chiefs Council, has denied allegations of politicisation of food aid by traditional leaders and Zanu PF. Speaking during the hand over of $4,2 million food aid by the Japanese Embassy at Sipambi Business Centre in Masvingo last Friday, Char...
Denmark tops donor list 28 November 2013 HARARE - Denmark, one of Zimbabwe's long standing partners in development cooperation, has topped the list of rich countries giving aid to developing countries, according to the Commitment to Development Index (CDI). The CDI is compiled annually by the Centre for Global Development (CGD), an i...
UN gives Zim $430m 27 November 2013 HARARE - Zimbabwe has received $430 million from the United Nations this year, making it one of the biggest beneficiaries in Africa. This was said by the UN resident representative Alain Noudehou to the 2013 Zimbabwe United Nations Development Assistance Framework (Zundaf) high level annual re...
Aid agencies move food relief to UMP 27 November 2013 UMP - The United Methodist Committee on Relief (Umcor) has rolled out a seasonal targeted food assistance programme which will mitigate the effects of drought and food insecurity of at least 1,4 million people in Zimbabwe. The programme, which was rolled out in Uzumba Maramba Pfungwe (UMP) on ...
U.S. suspends Egypt military aid 10 October 2013 WASHINGTON - In a dramatic shift toward a major Arab ally, the Obama administration announced a suspension of significant military aid to Egypt on Wednesday over the bloody crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood. The move, involving hundreds of millions in U.S. assistance to the Egyptian military...
EU pledges over $200m for Zim health, agriculture 9 July 2013 HARARE The European Union (EU) has pledged over $200 million to Zimbabwe for health, agricultural-based economic development, governance and institutional building. The fund was formally launched on Monday under the second phase of the programming exercise for the 11th European Development Fund (...