Zimbabwe

News in Brief 14 September 2018

  • Mortar attack on WFP silo in Yemen ‘could affect vital aid deliveries to millions’
  • DR Congo: new cases of deadly Ebola virus, as UN steps up response
  • UN tackles contaminated wells, boreholes in Zimbabwe, as cholera strikes, killing 25
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News in Brief 02 August 2018

  • UN chief urges restraint amid reports of post-election violence in Zimbabwe
  • New Ebola cases in DR Congo, UN health agency reports
  • Key foods see biggest price drop since late last year: FAO
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‘Exercise restraint,’ UN chief urges Zimbabwe after post-election violence

After troops reportedly fired on demonstrators protesting election results in Zimbabwe, leaving three dead, the United Nations Secretary-General on Thursday called on the country’s political leaders, and the population at large, to "exercise restraint and reject any form of violence".

News In Brief 24 July 2018

  • Ebola outbreak in DRC declared over: WHO
  • Appeal for peaceful Zimbabwe elections amid threats of violence
  • Cause of deadly fires in Greece still unknown, say UN weather experts
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UN rights office appeals for peaceful Zimbabwe elections amid reports of intimidation

Zimbabwe’s upcoming presidential elections must be peaceful and credible, the UN Human Rights Office, OHCHR, said on Tuesday, amid increasing reports of voter intimidation and coercion linked to the ruling ZANU-PF party.

UN chief condemns explosion at election rally in Zimbabwe that injured dozens, including senior politicians

The UN Secretary-General has condemned an explosion which took place at an election rally in Zimbabwe on Saturday, not long after President Emmerson Mnangagwa left the stage after addressing the crowd, according to news reports.

UN development official urges greater international support for Zimbabwe

With a new administration in place and plans to hold free and fair general elections later this year, authorities in Zimbabwe are hoping to see greater international investment in their country, according to the top United Nations official there.

Upcoming election among 'positive' signs in Zimbabwe: UN official

The international community is being urged to provide greater support to Zimbabwe as it strives to achieve development goals.

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News in Brief 27 November 2017 (AM)

UN chief condemns Central African Republic attack

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Reform vital for achieving sustainable development, Zimbabwe’s Mugabe tells UN Assembly

Without deeper international cooperation and reform in the international system, the gap between the rich and the poor will persist, President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe today warned in his address to the General Assembly debate