Zimbabwe to receive 12 000 tonnes of Chinese rice to alleviate hunger

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The Chinese government will donate 12 000 tonnes rice as part of its humanitarian assistance to Zimbabwe in order to prevent a food crisis. The Chinese signed an agreement with The Ministry of Public Service, Labour, and Social Welfare on Monday to donate 12 173 tonnes.  The consignment is expected to be received in the next two months.

Last year the Chinese donated 19 000 tonnes of rice as part of their humanitarian assistance.  Minister of Public Service, Labour, and Social Welfare Prisca Mupfumira said the rice will go a long way in alleviating the food situation in the country.

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Prisca Mupfumira

Prisca Mupfumira is a Zimbabwean politician who is the current Minister of Tourism and Hospitality Industry;she is also the former Minister Of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare. At one point She was the acting Minister of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services . She is... Read More About Prisca Mupfumira

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