Zimbabwe: Govt Allays ARV Shortage Fears

[The Herald] Government has assured the nation that the country has enough stocks of anti-retroviral drugs (ARVs), with the available supplies enough to last the next 10 months. Health and Child Care Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa allayed fears that Zimbabwe might run out of the life-prolonging drugs last Friday after touring the construction site of a new NatPharm provincial warehouse in Masvingo

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Zimbabwe: Dad Jailed For Raping 13-Year-Old Daughter

[The Herald] Masvingo -A 45-year-old Bikita man, who raped his epileptic teenage daughter and denied the charge claiming he was impotent, has been sentenced to an effective 18 years in jail by a Masvingo magistrate. The man from Mukanganwi communal lands was convicted of raping his 13- year-old daughter three times in August last year.

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Zimbabwe: Families Allege Forcible Removal After Floods

[IRIN]Masvingo -More than 3,000 families in Zimbabwe’s southeastern Masvingo Province who accuse the government of forcibly resettling them to small plots of undeveloped land, are facing hardships including a lack of adequate food, shelter, health and education facilities.

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Zimbabwe: V-P’s Allies Face Uphill Battle in Succession Race

[Zimbabwe Independent]Harare -Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU PF party provincial chairpersons aligned to the country’s Vice-President Joice Mujuru, who romped to victory in the highly contentious party elections in November, are facing stiff resistance from their executives and provincial co-ordinating committees (PCCs), whose majority in some provinces are said to be loyal to Justice minister Emmerson Mnangagwa.

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Zimbabwe: Dam Project Displaces Hundreds of Families

[IRIN]Masvingo -Several thousand people in southeastern Zimbabwe’s drought-prone Masvingo province have had to leave their ancestral homes and villages in exchange for plots of undeveloped land lacking any infrastructure, in order to make way for the construction of a dam.

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