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EU Resumes Direct Aid to Zimbabwe

The European Union is giving close to $270 million to Zimbabwe, the first direct aid to President Robert Mugabe's government since the bloc imposed sanctions in 2002. The aid package, unveiled Monday in Harare, will fund health care, agriculture and good governance projects over the next six years. For years, the EU has funneled aid to Zimbabwe through third party groups because of documented corruption and human rights abuses by Mugabe officials and allies. Following pressure...

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