Thursday, June 5, 2008

Zimbabwe Minister Says "No More Aid"

HARARE, Zimbabwe -- Zimbabwe's social welfare minister says aid groups must stop field work in his country.

In a memorandum sent to aid groups late Thursday, the minister, Nicholas Goche, said he had learned that aid groups were violating the terms of their agreement with the government. He did not elaborate in the brief statement.

The statement says all aid and development groups are ordered to "suspend all field operations until further notice." - Los Angeles Times
"But we are just trying to help..."

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