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.
U.S. Embassy Says Sanctions Do Not Target Country's Citizens
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.
Turnaround Hinges On Tangible Reforms - Analysts
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 »
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 »
Let's Embrace the Fight Against Sanctions
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 »
U.S. President Donald Trump has extended sanctions against Zimbabwe for another year, saying that the new government's policies continue to pose an "unusual and extraordinary" ... Read more »
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