Zimbabwe Faces Foreign Aid Gap, UN Says

Only less than half of the $718 million funding appeal for Zimbabwe has so far been pledged by donors, the United Nations said. "Sadly, only 44 percent of Zimbabwe's appeal of 718 million had been raised by the end of July," Augustino Zacarias, U.N. humanitarian coordinator in Zimbabwe, was quoted by

as saying.

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    Ma. Rizza Leonzon

    As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.