Étiquette : Zimbabwe

  • A Plea To Politicians: Respect Human Rights and Dignity for Mbare Residents

    Statement on Mbare Violence by Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace in Zimbabwe The Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace in Zimbabwe (CCJPZ) is appealing to political parties and politicians as well as the youths to stop violence and respect human rights and human dignity of the people who live in Mbare. Violence in Mbare, […]

  • Zimbabwe’s hunger

    Children in Zimbabwe are fainting at school from hunger – well at least in the schools where there are teachers. The cost of travelling to their job and buying lunch is often too much for their small salaries. At home, mum or dad might skip a meal or two so there’s enough left for the […]

  • Zimbabwe: No country for old men

    Until recently, wheelbarrows in Zimbabwe were used to ferry about huge amounts of cash to buy basic food stuffs. The economy was crumbling and hyperinflation meant that even though people were suddenly millionaires, all they could afford was a loaf of bread. Then, as a cholera epidemic swept the country they were used to carry […]

  • Caritas urges global solidarity on “Zimbabwe Sunday”

    13 February 2009 Caritas Internationalis Secretary General Lesley-Anne Knight is sending a message of solidarity to the people and Church of Zimbabwe for “Zimbabwe Sunday” on 15 February on behalf of all 162 national Caritas members. The Southern Africa Catholic bishops declared the date as Zimbabwe Sunday in an attempt to raise concern for the […]

  • Zimbabwe : Situation dramatique des réfugiés

    La Caritas fortement inquiète ROME, Mercredi 11 février 2009 ( – La Caritas craint pour le sort d’environ 3.000 hommes, femmes et enfants du Zimbabwe qui vivent dans des conditions désespérées dans un camp de Musima (Afrique du sud), clôturé de fils barbelés. L’endroit en question a les dimensions d’un terrain de football, sans structures […]

  • Zimbabwean refugees abused in South Africa

    (Source: Caritas Internationalis) They escaped with their lives from a country in collapse. They fled often with nothing. They came to the region’s richest and most powerful nation looking for protection. However, they have been welcomed with abuse, discrimination and a blindness to their plight. Approximately 3,000 Zimbabwean men, women, children and babies are trapped […]

  • Zimbabweans Flee From Horror To Horror

    South African Camp Provides New Slew of Challenges MUSINA, South Africa, FEB. 10, 2009 ( Zimbabwean refugees, fleeing the humanitarian crisis in their own country, have found an equally « horrendous » situation in the South African camp where they are being held, says Caritas Internationalis. Caritas reported today that an estimated 3,000 men, women and children […]