U.S. Insists Zimbabwe Sanctions Renewal Justified
Sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe are targeted at "84 individuals who engage in corruption, violate human rights and undermine democratic institutions", the U.S. embassy in Harare has said, dismissing continued suggestions by President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government that the sanctions are hurting ordinary Zimbabweans. Critics, however, say the sanctions have unintended consequences, as they are used to deny Zimbabwe access to finance from multilateral and private institutions, and affect the country's development.
New Zimbabwe, 8 March 2019
THE US embassy in Harare has reacted angrily to continued suggestions by government that President Donald Trump's sanctions of Zimbabwe are hurting ordinary citizens. Read more »
The United States Embassy tweet about sanctions.
Zimbabwe Independent, 8 March 2019
Zimbabwe's diplomatic bid to build solidarity by reaching out to countries in Southern Africa as well as efforts to secure an elusive rescue package after similar moves were… Read more »
Southern Africa: Sanctions Drawing Zimbabwe Back - SADC
The Herald, 27 February 2019
The Southern African Development Community (Sadc) has reiterated its call for Western countries to lift sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe, saying the embargo was limiting private… Read more »
The Herald, 1 March 2019
The consequence of economic sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe is detrimental to its economic growth as it negatively affects the living standards of its citizens. Read more »