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Joint Local Statement on Respect for Human Rights and Freedom of Assembly

The security forces must adhere to their Constitutional mandate and exercise restraint and proportionality while maintaining public order

The Heads of Mission of the Delegation of the European Union, France, Germany, Greece, the Netherlands, Romania, Sweden and the United Kingdom and the Heads of Mission of Australia, Canada and the United States of America issue the following statement in Zimbabwe: Intimidation, harassment and physical attacks on human rights…

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United States Provides US$45 million in Response to Increased Food Insecurity 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 before the next harvest

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…

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USAID Launches Farmer-to-Farmer Program in Zimbabwe

The program aims to generate sustainable, broad-based economic growth in the agricultural sector

The five-year USAID-funded Farmer-to-Farmer Program (2018-2023) launched on May 30.  At a launch event held at Africa Synod House, representatives of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Government of Zimbabwe, a Farmer-to-Farmer volunteer, and implementing organization Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA) reaffirmed their shared commitment to strengthening…

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United States provides additional US$2.5 million in response to Cyclone Idai

The U.S. Government has provided nearly $10 million in humanitarian assistance to help people in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi who have been affected by Cyclone Idai

The United States Government has provided an additional contribution of US$2.5 million to respond to emergency needs in Zimbabwe following Cyclone Idai. The contribution, provided through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Office of Food for Peace, will support immediate food needs in the most affected areas of Manicaland Province.…

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U.S. Embassy Sponsors 40 Harare Kids in English Language Program

Participants are also eligible to compete for and participate in future academic exchanges in the United States, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State

United States Public Affairs Officer Kenneth Wetzel inducted the new cohort for 40 English Micro Scholarship Program (Access) students at Chiedza Child Care Center in Mbare, Harare. The two year course includes after-school classes, intensive English language learning activities, field trips, and soft skills training to prepare them to be…

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United States provides additional US$15 million to respond to increased food insecurity

The United States has allocated US$38 million to the World Food Programme (WFP) to provide food rations and cash transfers to purchase food for nearly 600,000 Zimbabweans in 19 districts

The United States Government announced US$15 million in additional funding to respond to the critical food security situation in Zimbabwe. The contribution, provided through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), brings the total U.S. funding for the current lean season to US$38 million, ensuring nearly 600,000 rural Zimbabweans have…

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United States supports preservation of Ndebele art and culture

The U.S. embassy is leading efforts to preserve Zimbabwe’s rich cultural heritage and supports preservation of Zimbabwean art as part of expanded engagement between the United States and Zimbabwe

United States Ambassador Brian A. Nichols participated in a ceremony to launch a publication, documenting Ndebele traditional hut decoration in Matobo Hills. The U.S. embassy is leading efforts to preserve Zimbabwe’s rich cultural heritage and supports preservation of Zimbabwean art as part of expanded engagement between the United States and Zimbabwe.…

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U.S. Government program improves lives of 600,000 orphans and vulnerable children

The program provided educational scholarships for over 50,000 children, including 2,300 children with disabilities

Today at Golden Conifer in Harare, the United States celebrated the World Education Inc. Vana Bantwana program together with the Ministry of Public Service, Labour, and Social Welfare. With funding from the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Vana…

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U.S. provides $370,900 for community development projects in nine provinces

U.S. Embassy small grants focus on supporting small-scale, short-term, community projects that bring about improvements in people’s lives

In a signing ceremony today with U.S. Ambassador Brian A. Nichols, the United States government provided $370,900 in small grants to community based organizations in nine provinces. Through its small grants program, the U.S. Embassy is awarding grants to 17 organizations in Harare, Midlands, Masvingo, Manicaland, Mashonaland Central, Mashonaland East, Mashonaland…

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Zimbabwean Journalist to Observe U.S. Mid-Term Elections

Mid-term elections in the United States are held every four years in November in the middle of the President’s four-year term of office

The United States Foreign Press Centers (FPC) invited veteran Zimbabwean journalist Kelvin Jakachira to cover the U.S. mid-term elections in California and Nevada from October 31 – November 8, 2018. Jakachira is the Group Editor in Chief at media conglomerate AB Communications, which runs several commercial radio stations including the…