Food Distribution Contested in Eastern Zimbabwe Province by ZANU-PF Militants

Published on 03 November 2009

Youth militia and war veterans in Zimbabwe's Manicaland province have threatened to disrupt distribution of food aid if non-governmental organizations continue to pass out food without members of the former ruling ZANU-PF party being present, sources said. (..) Director Forbes Matonga of Christian Care, a distribution agent for the United Nations World Food Program, told VOA Studio 7 reporter Jonga Kandemiiri that despite the pressure from ZANU-PF, his organization would not interrupt its distribution operations.

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