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Disappearance of Zimbabwe Civil Society Activist Itai Dzamara

Today marks one month since the initial reports of the forced disappearance of Zimbabwean civil society activist Itai Dzamara.  The United States remains concerned about Mr. Dzamara’s whereabouts and wellbeing. On this date, we reiterate our call to the Zimbabwean authorities to mobilize their full resources to investigate the circumstances surrounding Mr. Dzamara’s abduction and ...
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Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions Demonstrations

On Saturday April 11, 2015, the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has planned country-wide demonstrations.  As part of that plan, ZCTU will have an unsanctioned demonstration in Harare on that date. The corresponding Government of Zimbabwe reaction is unknown; however, the demonstration may be strongly contested by the ZRP.  Heavy police presence in town, ...
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Earth Day Clean Up: Green Initiatives

In the context of limited access to clean freshwater, a changing climate, evolving energy prices, and a growing depletion of finite natural resources, environmental stewardship is critical. Further, the U.S. Embassy Harare Green Team, comprised of diverse individuals with interests varying from wildlife and water conservation to recycling and energy efficiency, is helping to make ...
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#Africa4Her

This March, YALI Network members have made the commitment to invest in women and girls in Africa, not only to help achieve gender equality, but also to promote economic growth, good governance, and future innovation. Women and girls are often the foundation of a community, and it is essential that they are given the same ...
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