U.S. Pulls Plug on Zimbabwe's Pro-Opposition NGOs
In a move that could pose a major setback for Zimbabwe's opposition parties ahead of the July 30th polls, the United States has cut financial support to leading human rights and election lobby groups after investigations revealed gross abuse of funds. The U.S. Embassy has also confiscated vehicles and other properties to recoup part of the abused funds.
Trump Cuts Funding to Pro-Opposition NGOs
New Zimbabwe, 2 July 2018
In a move that could pose a major set-back for the opposition in Zimbabwe ahead of crucial general elections the United States has pulled the plug on leading human rights and… Read more »
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U.S. Ditches Political NGOs Ahead of Polls
The Herald, 2 July 2018
The United States (US) has suspended funding to several civil society organisations after investigations exposed non-compliance with set principles and gross abuse of funds meant… Read more »
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Zimbabwe Electoral Commission chief says even if anomalies are found on the new voters' roll, the election will still go ahead in July. The main opposition MDC Alliance says it Read more »
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