Zim opens GMO testing lab

HARARE, September 13 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s National Biotechnology Authority (NBA) on Wednesday opened the country’s first laboratory to test imports for Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). The southern African nation has maintained a ban on GMOs citing health concerns. Officially opening the laboratory, Higher and… Read More

EU sets up 7mln Euro trade project for Zim

HARARE, June 9 (The Source) – The European Union (EU) Head of Delegation to Zimbabwe Philippe Van Damme says the blochas established a EUR 7 million trade project for Zimbabwe to enhance the country’s economic competitiveness and intergration into regional andinternational trading systems. Speaking at… Read More

Zimbabwe gets $270mln EU development aid

HARARE, February 16 (The Source) – The European Union (EU) has given Zimbabwe $270 million in development assistance after lifting a 12 year embargo on the provision of direct financial support to the southern African state’s government, the bloc said on Monday. The funds will… Read More

EU resumes direct aid to Zimbabwe

HARARE, October 30 (The Source) – The European Union has lifted its 12-year suspension of direct financial aid to the government of Zimbabwe, imposed after allegations of rights abuses by President Robert Mugabe’s administration, an EU official announced on Thursday. Officials said this is a… Read More