zimbabwe

  • August 26, 2008

    Christian leaders in Zimbabwe have called on parties to continuing power-sharing talks to shun partisan interests and urgently break the impasse that is holding back the conclusion of negotiations aimed at resolving the country's political and economic crisis.

  • July 24, 2008

    A coalition of church organizations has called for the lifting of a ban by Zimbabwe that has prevented humanitarian aid agencies and non-governmental organizations from working in the country.

  • July 23, 2008

    The Anglican bishop of Harare has warned leaders of Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change to be wary of President Robert Mugabe intentions following the signing of an agreement to open power-sharing talks between the two main parties.

  • July 17, 2008

    Delegates from churches in Zimbabwe, South Africa and other countries in the Southern Africa Development Community have expressed clear support for targeted sanctions against Zimbabwe.

  • July 14, 2008

    The United Reformed Church has urged local congregations to take action to support Zimbabweans living in Britain, as warns government over the continuing crisis in the southern African nation.

  • July 9, 2008

    The Methodist Conference has condemned the UK government’s failure to care for Zimbabwean refugees and is urging the Government to immediately stop all deportations to Zimbabwe and grant indefinite ‘right to remain’ to Zimbabwean refugees.

  • July 9, 2008

    Prime Minister Gordon Brown said that Robert Mugabe’s regime was ‘illegitimate’ and had ‘blood on its hands’. He was speaking at the close of the three-day G8 Summit in Hokkaido, Japan, today.

  • July 8, 2008

    A key church figure in the struggle against Robert Mugabe's abuses in Zimbabwe, Catholic Archbishop Pius Ncube, has said he may soon return to the country, still reeling from post-election conflict, hunger and economic chaos.

  • July 2, 2008

    While some African national leaders continued to court Robert Mugabe at an African Union meeting in Egypt, despite their own observers saying that the presidential election was unacceptable, South African churches have spoken candidly.

  • July 1, 2008

    Peaceful and positive global pressure needed to bring change to Zimbabwe says a Mennonite church leader with direct experience of the situation in the conflict-torn southern African nation.