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United States Provides US$45 million in Response to Increased Food Insecurity in Zimbabwe

Harare, August 6, 2019 –The United States Government announced US$45 million in funding to respond to the critical food security situation in the upcoming lean season between October 2019 and March 2020 in Zimbabwe.  The contribution, provided through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), will ensure that 360,880 rural Zimbabweans have adequate food supplies ...
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Accountability and Trust will Determine Success of President’s Reform Agenda

By Ambassador Brian A. Nichols In the late morning of August 1, 2018, I was in President Mnangagwa’s office with then U.S. Senator Jeff Flake, one of the sponsors of the ZDERA amendment, listening to the president’s assessment of Zimbabwe’s Harmonized Elections completed two days before.  While the process was not without flaws, election day ...
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Security Alert: Degrading Communications Infrastructure

Location: Across Zimbabwe Over the past several weeks the communication infrastructure in Zimbabwe has been degraded due to power outages, pilferage of cell tower parts, and lack of generator capacity to maintain continuity of networks.  Embassy community members have reported the inability to make/receive mobile phone calls.  Mobile data services (WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, e-mail) have ...
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