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    President Obama's message on Zimbabwe National Day

    The White House- April 17, 2014: The American people join me in sending best wishes to the people of Zimbabwe as you celebrate the 34th anniversary of Zimbabwe's independence on April 18.

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    U.S. at the Zim International Trade Fair

    Harare, April 17, 2014: The United States will this year participate at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) scheduled for Bulawayo (April 22- 26) where it will showcase its partnerships in Zimbabwe in health and education, and conduct a series of cultural activities through a U.S. based country musical group, Blended 328.

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    U.S. annual health spending in Zim tops $129 million

    Harare, April 10, 2014: The United States government spent $129 million in health funding to Zimbabwe in 2013; with nearly 80 per cent going towards HIV and AIDS programs, senior U.S. embassy health officials said on Tuesday.

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    The U.S. Ambassador Self Help Program

    Harare, April 3 2014: The Ambassador's Special Self-Help (SSH) Program in Zimbabwe provides grants to assist small-scale community development projects that improve basic economic or social conditions at the village level. Distinct from larger-scale assistance carried out by other parts of the United States Government, these funds support small, short-term, community-driven activities designed to bring about tangible and immediate improvements in people’s lives.

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    U.S. invites 3 Zim teenagers to leadership program

    HARARE: March 31st, 2014- Three Zimbabwean teenage students - Brian Sibanda (Bulawayo, 17), Joseph Lansburg (Mbare, Harare, 15) and Rufaro Kabasa (Mbare, 15) – left Zimbabwe last Saturday and will participate in a leadership exchange program in the United States. The program is designed to foster understanding between African and American youth.

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  • 2015 Fulbright Research Awards for African Scholars

    The U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section is now accepting applications (Deadline: May 30 2014) for the 2015 Fulbright African Research Scholar Program. This program will award research grants to Zimbabwean university lecturers to conduct research in the United States.  

  • 2015 Fulbright Junior Staff Development Program

    The U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section is now accepting applications for the 2015 Fulbright Junior Staff Development Program. This program will award scholarships to Zimbabwean university faculty for advanced degree in the United States. The Fulbright Junior Staff Development Program is the largest Fulbright program with Africa and is designed primarily to strengthen African universities through higher degree training.    »

  • United States provides $100,000 grant to reduce gender-based violence
    United States provides $100,000 grant to reduce gender-based violence

    Harare, March 4, 2014: The U.S. State Department, through the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), has provided $100,000 to Tag A Life International Trust (TaLI), an advocacy group for the rights of girls, to increase awareness of gender-based violence (GBV) among vulnerable youth and address its intersection with HIV/AIDS. The funding will enable TaLI to reach 300 schools and train 160 Community Peer Educators in four districts in Midlands province over the next two years.  

  • U.S. condemns political violence

    Harare, February 28, 2014: The U.S. Embassy has taken note of recent media reports on incidents of politically-motivated violence that have occurred in Harare. 

  • U.S. provides $100 million for food security programs

    Harare, Zimbabwe; 19 February 2014. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is launching a five-year, $100 million development food assistance program. Between 2013 and 2018, the program will assist more than 500,000 vulnerable Zimbabweans to improve their nutritional status, increase their agricultural productivity and economically viability, and become more resilient in the face of economic and natural disasters. 

  • United States Provides More Help for Zimbabwe's Hungry Families

    UMGUZA, Zimbabwe; February 11 2014 – The United States is providing the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) with an additional US$4 million to support vulnerable families suffering from the effects of drought and consecutive poor harvests in Zimbabwe. 

  • U.S. Embassy health team meets health ministry officials

    Harare; February 12 2014: Members of the United States Embassy health team met with Ministry of Health and Child Care officials at the ministry offices in Harare to coordinate continued partnership on HIV and AIDS and other health issues. 

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