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Zimbabwe Cholera

More Than 660 People Treated For Typhoid In Zimbabwe

AP | Posted 01.24.2012 | World

HARARE, Zimbabwe -- Authorities say more than 660 people have been treated for typhoid in Zimbabwe's capital but that the outbreak of the bacterial di...

Confronting Cholera: My Zimbabwe Diary

Emile Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Emile Hirsch

2010-01-27-emile_zimbabwe_fpII.jpgAnybody who wants to really see that being a "billionaire" isn't all it's cracked up to be need only visit Zimbabwe.

Zimbabwe Cholera Cases Reaching 100,000

Mail And Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The cholera infection rate in Zimbabwe is nearing the 100 000 mark in Africa's worst outbreak in 15 years, aid agencies said on Tuesday. ...

Zimbabwe's New Finance Minister Comes To Washington To Plead Heart-Wrenching Case

Human Rights Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Human Rights Watch

After years of being looted by Mugabe, Zimbabwe is dead broke. More than half the population is surviving on international food aid and unemployment stands at more than 90 percent.

Zimbabwe's Poor Healthcare System Causing Humanitarian Crisis

NYCity News Service | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
NYCity News Service

The collapse of Zimbabwe's health system has created a humanitarian crisis where people are already suffering from a crippling hyperinflation and severe food, fuel and currency shortages.

South Africa Cholera Fears Spread As Zimbabwe Refugees Evicted

Mail and Guardian | NOSIMILO NDLOVU | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Humanitarian organisations assisting Zimbabwean refugees in Musina have warned that the closure of the showground -- a large open field near the bord...

Zimbabwe Cholera Epidemic Getting Worse

CNN | Nkepile Mabuse | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The outbreak -- one of the world's largest, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) -- is only getting worse, and could be a stepping-stone t...

Zimbabwe Cholera Epidemic Infects More Than 60,000 People: World Health Organization

WHO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

30 JANUARY 2009 | GENEVA -- Zimbabwe's cholera outbreak, one of the world's largest ever recorded, is far from being brought under control. An enhance...

Zimbabwe Cholera Death Toll Tops 3,000

Mail and Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A total of 3 028 people are now known to have died from the water-borne disease while 57 702 have been affected, the organisation said in its latest u...

Zimbabwe Allegedly Tortures 2 Year Old In Prison

Afrodissident | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

There are no limits to the brutality that Zimbabwe's Zanu PF government is prepared to employ in ensuring its continued grip on power. Recently, human...

Zimbabwe's Ruined Healthcare System A 'Man-Made Disaster:' Report

Jirair Ratevosian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jirair Ratevosian

The healthcare crisis in Zimbabwe is a direct outcome of the malfeasance of the Robert Mugabe regime and the systematic violation of a wide range of human rights.

A National Blitz to Control Cholera in Zimbabwe

Caroline Gluck | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Caroline Gluck

Cholera has now affected every province in Zimbabwe. More than 33,000 suspected cases have been reported and the disease has claimed over 1,600 deaths.

Zimbabwe: Hopes For a Better 2009

Caroline Gluck | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Caroline Gluck

2008 was an especially grim year in Zimbabwe -- and prospects for the coming year seem little better. The fact that Zimbabweans were celebrating the new year at all might seem surprising.

Desmond Tutu: We Must Threaten Robert Mugabe With Force

AP | DAVID STRINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu said Wednesday that the international community must use the threat of force to oust Zimbabwe's R...

Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe Rejects US, British Calls To Step Down

AP | ANGUS SHAW | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe said Tuesday the U.S. and Britain are "stupid" to think he shouldn't be part of a unity go...

Zimbabwe Opposition Leader Threatens To Quit Power-Sharing Talks

Huffington Post | Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Zimbabwe's opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, has threatened to quit power-sharing talks with the ruling Robert Mugabe if the government does not r...

Robert Mugabe: No African Country Brave Enough To Topple Him

AP | ANGUS SHAW | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HARARE, Zimbabwe — President Robert Mugabe declared Friday that "Zimbabwe is mine," saying only Zimbabweans can remove him from power and that n...

Zimbabwe Cholera Will Get Worse With Rain

Telegraph | Peta Thornycroft | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Oxfam has warned the disease, which has already claimed more than 1,000 lives, will soon move beyond densely populated towns. The charity is curren...

Zimbabwe Cholera Death Toll Reaches 978

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GENEVA — The United Nations says the death toll from a cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe has risen to 978 _ an increase of nearly 25 percent in three...

Zimbabwe's Stubborn Middle Class Stays Through Cholera And Political Crisis

GlobalPost.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By GlobalPost's correspondent in Harare (who cannot be named because of Zimbabwe's press restrictions) There is plenty of gallows humor circulating...

Robert Mugabe: Zimbabwe Cholera Epidemic Over

Mail & Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe said on Thursday that doctors had tamed a cholera epidemic that has left 775 dead, even as South Africa declared a di...

Will America Lead the World Into a New Era for Human Rights?

Susan Morgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Susan Morgan

Today is the 60th anniversary of the United Nations' adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. For America, this is a reminder of the ideals we stand for and the moral responsibilities we have abdicated for too long.

Pressure on Mugabe increases as Zimbabwe nears Breaking Point

Nora Coghlan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nora Coghlan

Yesterday morning, President Bush lent his voice to a growing global call for Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe to step down.

Zimbabwe Cholera Death Toll Reaches 746, UN Reports

AP | ANGUS SHAW | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HARARE, Zimbabwe — The death toll from Zimbabwe's cholera outbreak has risen sharply, the United Nations said Wednesday, reporting 775 deaths an...

Time For Regime Change in Zimbabwe

Jirair Ratevosian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jirair Ratevosian

In Zimbabwe, the lack of medicine, equipment, services, and staff in public hospitals is resulting in preventable deaths. There is no access to care for those who cannot afford private clinics.