President Obama pledged $73 million to Zimbabwe after meeting with the country’s Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai at the White House on Friday.
Obama said progress has developed in the economically-shattered nation since Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangarai entered a power-sharing arrangement with longtime President Robert Mugabe four months ago.
We've seen progress from the prime minister, Obama said, after meeting with Tsvangirai in the Oval Office.
Tsvangirai is on a three-week tour seeking international aid in an attempt to pull the country out of economic chaos that has seen rocketing inflation and led to many Zimbabweans fleeing the country.
Since the unity government was formed more than $800m in credit lines has been secured to rebuild the wrecked economy, and the International Monetary Fund has said it will resume technical aid to Harare.