EU slams ‘disproportionate’ use of force in Zimbabwe

By |januar 18th, 2019|human rights, News, violence, Zimbabwe|

The EU on Thursday (17 January) decried the disproportionate use of force by Zimbabwe authorities during protests in which doctors say 68 people suffered gunshot wounds.

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Emmerson Mnangagwa sworn in as president of Zimbabwe

By |avgust 27th, 2018|bad governance, Democracy, elections, Emmerson Mnangagwa, Nelson Chamisa, News, Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe|

Emmerson Mnangagwa was officially sworn in as president of Zimbabwe on Sunday (26 August) after winning a bitterly-contested election which was the country's first since the ousting of strongman Robert Mugabe.

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EU elections mission denounces Zimbabwe poll amid new delays

By |avgust 1st, 2018|Elmar Brok, EU election observation, MDC, News, Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe|

EU election observers have denounced Zimbabwe’s election commission and state media as the continued delay in releasing the presidential election results increases public fears of a rigged poll.

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Zimbabwe votes in first post-Mugabe election

By |julij 30th, 2018|elections, News, Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe|

Zimbabwe goes to the polls Monday (30 July) in its first election since authoritarian leader Robert Mugabe was ousted last year, with alleged ballot fraud and the likelihood of a disputed result clouding voting day.

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EU takes over in fight against blood diamonds

By |februar 2nd, 2018|blood diamonds, Central African Republic, conflict diamonds, development aid, international trade, Kimberley Process, News, Zimbabwe|

The fight against conflict diamonds has slowed down since the creation of the Kimberley process in 2002. However, with the EU at its head in 2018, the subject of corporate responsibility could come up in talks.

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Report traces Zimbabwe’s illicit diamond trade to Antwerp

By |september 11th, 2017|China, conflict diamonds, EU sanctions, News, Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe|

Powerful military and political elites have secretly exploited Zimbabwe’s diamond sector in violation of EU trade sanctions, according to research by a global development NGO.

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As Zimbabwe’s homes go solar, its businesses lag behind

By |julij 12th, 2017|News, solar energy, Zimbabwe|

With more than 100,000 solar power systems installed in homes in Zimbabwe, according to government figures, off-grid solar power is no longer a revelation for homeowners. But despite decades of power shortages, companies are only starting to catch on.

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ACP states push back at New Consensus on Development over ‘democracy’ deficit

By |maj 16th, 2017|ACP countries, CaFAD, Caribbean, democracy building, DG Devco, EU-ACP, Haiti, Madagascar, News, ODA, Post-Cotonou, Zimbabwe|

Voices from the African, Caribbean and Pacific nation states pushed back on Monday (15 May) at the focus on ‘democracy’ in the European New Consensus on Development, in a debate which opens old wounds between donor countries, and developing nations.

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Merkel’s ‘man in Africa’ downbeat on prospects for Africa-EU summit

By |april 12th, 2017|African Union, Ajay Bramdeo, Cotonou agreement, drought, Egypt, Ethiopia, EU emergency fund for Africa, EU migration pact, famine, Gabon, Gambia, Geert Laporte, Guenther Nooke, Libya, New Consensus on Development, News, Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, Zimbabwe|

Gunther Nooke, Angela Merkel’s representative to Africa, offered a gloomy prognosis of November's Africa-EU summit in Abidjan on Tuesday (11 April), saying trade between the continents was “almost irrelevant” and that the African Union required major “institutional reform".

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