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  • 2 Mar 2019- 07:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator has announced an allocation of $10 Million USD from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to farmers in Zimbabwe who have been struggling with erratic rainfall and a fragile economy.
  • 23 Mar 2018- 05:50 by Local Press Report MANILA International Committee of the Red Cross Five months after the end of the clashes in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur province, humanitarian organizations working on the ground estimate that 81,000 evacuees and returnees are still struggling to meet their
  • 8 May 2017- 12:51 by Local Press Report HARARE The Zimbabwe Mail Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa has been caught up in a potentially explosive furore over possible conflict of interest in which the allocation of US$5 million for the construction of Causeway Dam in which
  • 1 Jun 2016- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The Zimbabwe National Water Authority (ZINWA) has been urging farmers to take advantage of reduced water tariffs included in the country’s 2016 national budget, but the farmers say they are unable to do so because high power tariffs make
  • 4 May 2016- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has distributed food rations to over 29,000 people in two drought-hit municipalities in the Philippines’ North Cotabato province, the agency said this week. Thousands of farmers in
  • 25 Apr 2016- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe Harare will begin installing controversial prepaid water meters in 2,000 households in selected areas on May 16th, and will roll out the program city-wide next November, according to officials. “We have identified five contractors for
  • 20 Apr 2016- 11:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines Philippine human rights group Karapatan: Alliance for Advancement for People’s Rights, has asked the United Nations Human Rights Council to investigate the government’s actions in violently dispersing farmers who demonstrated in the
  • 11 Dec 2015- 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The Harare City Council is moving forward with plans to install pre-paid water meters, allocating $31,000 USD for an awareness campaign and local consultations to try to win residents over to the unpopular technology. The city will
  • 7 Dec 2015- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe The Bulawayo City Council has scrapped a controversial pilot project to install pre-paid water meters in the Cowdray Park suburb, opting instead to offer residents regular water meters, and only provide the pre-paid models to those who
  • 22 Oct 2015- 11:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe The Bulawayo City Council this week announced a major water disconnection campaign aimed at recovering $100 million USD in past-due bills. "The City of Bulawayo is embarking on the water cut off exercise in a bid to recover debts
  • 1 Oct 2015- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GWANDA, Zimbabwe Gwanda residents are protesting a move by Zimbabwean Minister of Local Government National Housing and Public Works Saviour Kasukuwere to install pre-paid water meters war in the town. They are threatening to hold a mass demonstration
  • 3 Sep 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe High Court Justice Happias Zhou this week dismissed a case brought by local NGOs and Harare residents, who claimed that the Harare City Council’s move to disconnect their water services violates their constitutional right to water. The
  • 5 Jun 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe The Bulawayo City Council is moving forward with a plan to install pre-paid water meters, despite opposition from residents and community activists. It will pilot the project at the Cowdray Park's Hlalani Kuhle housing project. At
  • 8 May 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The Movement for Democratic Change-Tsvangirai (MDC-T), Zimbabwe's opposition party, this week announced its intention to contest installation of pre-paid water meters in the country’s major cities, saying clean water was a basic
  • 16 Apr 2015- 10:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The Combined Harare Residents’ Association (CHRA), along with other social organizations, has launched a campaign opposing the City Council’s plan to install pre-paid water meters in the capital. The group is going door-to-door with the

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