Zimbabwean Charged With Food Aid Theft

A Zimbabwean man associated with the international charity World Vision was charged with theft in local courts for allegedly stealing $17,000 worth of food aid.

Samuel Muchayaya allegedly stole maize that World Vision procured in early April as assistance to people suffering from drought in the country. Muchayaya reportedly sold the maize to another local who then stored the stolen food in a warehouse in a town in Matabeleland North, a province in western Zimbabwe, News Day reports.

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    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.