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ZIMBABWE: UN "puzzled" by govt response to model house, 21/Dec/05
JOHANNESBURG, 21 December (IRIN) - UN Resident Coordinator Agostinho Zacarias has expressed surprise at the Zimbabwean government's criticism of a model house built by the UN for those left homeless by the controversial Operation Murambatsvina.... Full Report... Email Report

ZIMBABWE: Health budget fails to address brain drain, 16/Dec/05
JOHANNESBURG, 16 December (IRIN) - Although Zimbabwe's ministry of health has received 12 percent of the national budget - its highest allocation to date - government officials and health experts agree that this will do little to address the brain drain afflicting the sector.... Full Report... Email Report

ZIMBABWE: Police raid independent radio station, 16/Dec/05
HARARE, 16 December (IRIN) - A police raid on a private radio station in Zimbabwe has been condemned as an attack on media freedom. ... Full Report... Email Report

ZIMBABWE: MDC factions unable to resolve differences, 15/Dec/05
JOHANNESBURG, 15 December (IRIN) - The Zimbabwean opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) is headed for a messy divorce, with factions within the party citing irreconcilable differences. ... Full Report... Email Report

ZIMBABWE: Authorities return media owner's passport, 14/Dec/05
JOHANNESBURG, 14 December (IRIN) - Zimbabwean authorities on Wednesday returned the passport of the country's only remaining independent publisher after seizing it last week. ... Full Report... Email Report

ZIMBABWE: Operation Murambatsvina victims return to informal settlements, 14/Dec/05
BULAWAYO, 14 December (IRIN) - Many of those affected by the Zimbabwe government's controversial Operation Murambatsvina clean-up campaign are still waiting for the new houses the state promised them. ... Full Report... Email Report

SOUTH AFRICA-ZIMBABWE: Relations unaffected by spy scandal, says official, 13/Dec/05
JOHANNESBURG, 13 December (IRIN) - The arrest a year ago of a South African spy for running an espionage ring in Zimbabwe has not affected relations between the two countries, an official told IRIN. ... Full Report... Email Report

ZIMBABWE: 'Rebel' MDC members to appeal to Supreme Court in bid to oust Tsvangirai, 12/Dec/05
HARARE, 12 December (IRIN) - Senior officials of Zimbabwe's main opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party plan to appeal a High Court decision against their bid to oust Morgan Tsvangirai as party president.... Full Report... Email Report

ZIMBABWE: Media owner to take govt to court on travel ban, 12/Dec/05
JOHANNESBURG, 12 December (IRIN) - Zimbabwe's only remaining independent newspaper publisher is challenging the confiscation of his passport by government officials last week.... Full Report... Email Report

ZIMBABWE: Watchdog body condemns media owner's travel ban, 9/Dec/05
JOHANNESBURG, 9 December (IRIN) - The Zimbabwean chapter of watchdog body, the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA), has condemned the government's move to withdraw the passport of the only remaining independent newspaper publisher.... Full Report... Email Report

ZIMBABWE: Tsvangirai survives court bid to oust him, 9/Dec/05
HARARE, 9 December (IRIN) - Zimbabwe High Court Judge Yunus Omerjee on Friday dismissed an application by a 'rebel' faction of the main opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) seeking to remove Morgan Tsvangirai as leader of the party.... Full Report... Email Report

ZIMBABWE: Prevention campaigns successful as HIV rate drops, 8/Dec/05
JOHANNESBURG, 8 December (IRIN) - Zimbabwe has become the first southern African country to register a decline in HIV prevalence, according to the Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). ... Full Report... Email Report

ZIMBABWE: UN envoy urges Africa to address Zimbabwe crisis, 7/Dec/05
JOHANNESBURG, 7 December (IRIN) - UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Jan Egeland has told South Africa that Africa should be "more outspoken on Zimbabwe". ... Full Report... Email Report

ZIMBABWE: Municipalities struggle to provide basic services, 6/Dec/05
HARARE, 6 December (IRIN) - Zimbabwe's urban centres are having to cope with persistent water shortages, electricity blackouts and sanitation problems as municipalities struggle to provide basic services. ... Full Report... Email Report

ZIMBABWE: Mugabe wants UN to play active role, says Egeland, 6/Dec/05
JOHANNESBURG, 6 December (IRIN) - Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe wants the United Nations to play an active role in addressing the humanitarian crises in the country, said UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Jan Egeland after meeting the leader on Tuesday.... Full Report... Email Report

ZIMBABWE: UN envoy visits govt's clean-up campaign sites, 5/Dec/05
JOHANNESBURG, 5 December (IRIN) - UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Jan Egeland visited Zimbabweans affected by the government's controversial clean-up campaign, Operation Murambatsvina, in the capital, Harare, on Monday.... Full Report... Email Report

GLOBAL: UN appeals for US $4.7 billion in life-saving aid, 2/Dec/05
NEW YORK, 2 December (IRIN) - The high US$4.7 billion price tag on the United Nationsí latest global appeal, is because there are currently a large number of humanitarian operations and natural disasters, according to Jan Egeland, the UNís under-secretary-general for humanitarian... Full Report... Email Report

ZIMBABWE: UN Emergency Relief Coordinator expected to meet Mugabe next week, 2/Dec/05
JOHANNESBURG, 2 December (IRIN) - UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Jan Egeland, who is on a five-day fact-finding mission to Zimbabwe, is expected to meet with President Robert Mugabe on Monday.... Full Report... Email Report

ZIMBABWE: Drought decimates wildlife in game reserve, 1/Dec/05
JOHANNESBURG, 1 December (IRIN) - Vultures croak and swoop noisily on the decaying carcass of an elephant on the crusty shores of a dried-up water pan in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe's largest game reserve.... Full Report... Email Report

ZIMBABWE: Tsvangirai faction hits back, 1/Dec/05
JOHANNESBURG, 1 December (IRIN) - In another twist to the crisis in Zimbabwe's opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), its' second highest body, the national council, on Thursday revoked party leader Morgan Tsvangirai's suspension and "disassociated" itself from pro-senate... Full Report... Email Report

 

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