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    Human Rights Report 2014- Zimbabwe

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

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  • Itai Dzamara

    Itai Dzamara’s Case Important to Washington, the World

    Harare: We highlight many specific cases, of course, in the reports, and more have developed this year; for example, the disappearance of Zimbabwean civil society activist Itai Dzamara, who has been missing for over 100 days now.

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  • Martha

    Farming for the Future

    This season, thanks to support from USAID and other partners, Martha is cultivating carrots, rape, and peas. “I decide what to grow depending on the market,” she says.

  • Ambassador Wharton, guest of honor Dr Sekai Nzenza with one of the jubilant students

    Zim students receive $6.1 million scholarships

    Harare, June 17, 2015: Twenty seventy Zimbabwean students who went through the United States Embassy sponsored United States Achievers Program (USAP) received full scholarships to study at various American universities and colleges. The students were capped by Ambassador Bruce Wharton, who hailed the occasion as celebrating “the transformative power of education.”

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  • Why We Issue the Human Rights Reports

    Washington: Yesterday, Secretary Kerry released the State Department’s 39th annual Human Rights Reports, a comprehensive review of human rights conditions in 199 countries and territories around the world.

  • Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2014

    While our reports continue to focus on the behavior of governments – which bear responsibility for the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms in their territories – the year 2014 will be remembered as much for atrocities committed by non-state actors.

  • U.S. Embassy Welcomes Corporate Council on Africa Trade Mission to Zimbabwe

    Harare, June 3, 2015: Member companies from the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA), a nonprofit organization which promotes business and investment between the United States and African nations, will visit Harare June 4-5 as part of a regional trade mission to Zimbabwe and Zambia. Zimbabwe will be the second stop on this trade mission.

  • Welcome remarks by Michael Mabwe, ZUSAA Coordinator

    Harare: May 26, 2015. Participating in US Exchange programs is an honor that all alumni cherish. An honor to not only represent their beautiful small country in Southern Africa, but more so an honor to become part and parcel of a process that ushers people to greatness, a process that prepares them for greater responsibility...

OTHER NEWS

  • HIV Treatment and Infection Prevention and Control Practices in Health Care Facilities

    Harare, June 3, 2015- The Ministry of Health and Child Care (MOHCC) will launch a National Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Policy, Strategic and M&E Plans aimed at strengthening infection control practices in health care facilities nationwide. The IPC plans set standards for IPC practice in health facilities to prevent the transmission of infectious diseases, including tuberculosis (TB), among patients and staff whilst the M&E plan outlines how results will be monitored over time, and how performance will be evaluated . 

  • Celebrating 75 years of exchange programs

    Starting April 15, the United States Embassy features some of the alumni that have participated in the various exchange programs between the United States and Zimbabwe.these programs. 

  • Disappearance of Zimbabwe Civil Society Activist Itai Dzamara
    Disappearance of Zimbabwe Civil Society Activist Itai Dzamara

    Harare, April 9, 2015: Today marks one month since the initial reports of the forced disappearance of Zimbabwean civil society activist Itai Dzamara. The United States remains concerned about Mr. Dzamara’s whereabouts and wellbeing.  

  • Ambassador responds to Herald editorial

    Harare, Feb, 17, 2015- "...With due respect, I feel no obligation in engaging in a conversation that perpetuates the story that your set of questions implied. I do not believe that Zimbabwe is a weak nation without agency. My belief, one that I have demonstrated through interviews, speeches, social media and conversation, is that Zimbabwe is a powerfully sovereign nation whose future lies in its own hands.  

  • African-American History Month Commemoration Program

    Harare: February 2015. February is Black History Month and here is an excerpt of what President Obama said: “As we mark National African American History Month, we celebrate giants of the civil rights movement and countless other men and women whose names are etched in the hearts of their loved ones and the cornerstones of the country they helped to change. We pause to reflect on our progress and our history, not only to remember, but also to acknowledge our unfinished work. We reject the false notion that our challenges lie only in the past, and we recommit to advancing what has been left undone."   »

  • 2015 TechWomen Program

    Harare: TechWomen is a five week exchange program sponsored by the U.S. State Department; the program is designed to support development in the field of technology in select countries including Zimbabwe. The program is intended to assist women reach their full potential in the technology industry through five-week mentorships with American women at leading innovation companies and organizations in the United States.  

  • 2015 Fortune/ State Department Women Mentoring Program

    Harare: The US Embassy Public Affairs Section is now accepting applications for the 2015 Fortune/ US State Department Global Women’s Mentoring Program by December 31, 2014. The program pairs emerging women business leaders from around the world with female executives from the Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit 

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