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    Community makes media, says IREX CSP Fellow

    Harare, April 27, 2016: Uganda-based Community Solutions Program alumna, Ms. Prossy Kawala, facilitated a media literacy seminar for 19 Zimbabwean women journalists, most of whom are members of the PAS Harare-funded Women Journalists Mentoring Program (WJMP) Fellows on Thursday.

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    Earth Day clean up harvests 450 kg of trash!

    Harare, April 25, 2016: The United States Embassy partnered the City of Harare and a local nongovernmental organization, Miracle Missions, in a cleanup exercise picking up litter at Harare Gardens on April 22nd to mark Earth Day. The event was attended by about 50 individuals, including Acting Mayor Councilor Chris Mbanga and City of Harare officials, diplomats and volunteers.

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  • Aid distribution in Hwange

    U.S. provides additional $20 million boost to drought response

    Harare, 20 April 2016 - In response to growing food insecurity in Zimbabwe, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced today $20 million in additional funding to the United Nations World Food Program (WFP). This contribution brings the total U.S. funding for drought relief since June 2015 to $55 million.

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    U.S. honors English Access Microscholarship program graduates

    Bulawayo, April 13, 2016: The United States honored 40 students for completing the English Access Micro-scholarship program coordinated by a local nongovernmental organization, Hope for a Child in Christ (HOCIC), in Bulawayo on April 8.

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    60 young Zim leaders selected for the Mandela Washington Fellowship Program

    Harare, March 24, 2016: The United States Embassy is pleased to announce the selection of 60 young Zimbabwean leaders who have been invited to participate in President Obama’s Mandela Washington Fellowship Program for Young African Leaders. The participants were chosen through a highly competitive application process with more than 1,600 candidates who submitted applications for selection for the program. The list has 31 males and 29 females. 19 participants are resident outside Harare, and three participants are young leaders with disabilities.

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Headlines

  • Address on religion and foreign policy

    Secretary Kerry (Apr. 26): "It’s up to us to recognize that we can’t lead a world that we don’t understand and that we can’t understand the world if we fail to comprehend and honor the central role that religion plays in the lives of billions of people."

  • 2015 Zimbabwe Human Rights Report

    The most important human rights problems remained the government’s targeting members of non-ZANU-PF parties and civil society activists for abduction, arrest, torture, abuse, and harassment; partisan application of the rule of law by security forces and the judiciary; and restrictions on civil liberties.

  • On the Passing of Nancy Reagan

    Washington, March 6, 2016- Statement by Secretary John Kerry “on the passing of Nancy Reagan, a woman whose grace, dedication and love ‎of family were inspirations to us all.”

OTHER NEWS

  • Settlement Agreement between OFAC and Barclays Bank Plc

    The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) today announced a $2,485,890 settlement with Barclays Bank Plc (Barclays). Barclays agreed to settle its potential civil liability for 159 apparent violations of the Zimbabwe Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. Part 541. 

  • OFAC: Zimbabwe Designations Removals

    February 3, 2016: Following today’s removal of Agribank and IDBZ from the List of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons, a license is no longer required to engage in transactions with those entities. 

  • USAP invites applications by Feb. 26 2016
    USAP invites applications by Feb. 26 2016

    Academically gifted students from disadvantaged families in Zimbabwe doing Advanced Level studies can apply for scholarships to study in the United States under the United States Student Achievers Program (USAP.)   »

  • 2016 U.S.-Africa Business Summit

    The Corporate Council on Africa's 10th biennial U.S.-Africa Business Summit, hosted in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia February 1-4, 2016, brings together business representatives and government officials, entrepreneurs and investors, decision-makers and managers, from throughout Africa, the United States and beyond, to talk about what you really need to achieve your goals, forge new partnerships, expand your business and, ultimately, make it a success. 

  • ATTENTION- Non-immigrant visa applicants
    ATTENTION- Non-immigrant visa applicants

    Beginning on January 1, 2016 all nonimmigrant visa applicants will be required to upload his or her own photo as part of the on line application process. Even if you are applying before that date, we encourage you to upload your own photo.  

  • Fortune/U.S. Department of State Global Women's Mentoring Partnership
    Fortune/U.S. Department of State Global Women's Mentoring Partnership

    Deadline – January 5, 2016. Fortune/U.S. Department of State Global Women's Mentoring Partnership. The U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section is accepting applications for the 2016 Fortune 500 women’s mentoring program. This is a highly competitive program that Fortune 500 women executives with women executives from around the world for a four week mentoring program. 

  • USAID supports food security & drought resilience in rural communities

    Gwanda, Matabeleland South, November 24, 2015. Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Amalima activity announces its results from its second year of implementation to the Gwanda District Food and Nutrition Security Committee.  

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