Zimbabwe

Severe drought forces Zimbabwe to sell off wildlife

Drought-hit Zimbabwe has invited local farmers and private game rangers to buy wild animals as it destocks national game reserves to save fauna from starvation.

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Zimbabwe deports 13 SA-bound Ugandans

2016-05-04 13:25

Zimbabwean authorities have deported at least 13 SA-bound Ugandans after they entered the southern African country illegally, a report says.

Feathers fly as quail memes take Zimbabwe by storm

2016-05-04 12:04

Zimbabweans have taken to social media to make fun of government after the country’s environment ministry made a U-turn on a recent ban on quail bird farming.

Zimbabwean woman gets 17 years for killing 'cheating' husband

2016-05-03 13:02

A Zimbabwean woman has been sentenced to 17 years behind bars for stabbing her husband to death after overhearing him telling his mother that he had a child out of wedlock.

Zim still 'a media minefield', rights groups say on World Press Freedom Day

2016-05-03 10:09

Rights groups in Zimbabwe have slammed President Robert Mugabe’s government on World Press Freedom Day over its failure to tone down restrictive press laws, saying the country remains a "media minefield".

 

Drought-hit Zim to sell off game in its national parks – wildlife authority

2016-05-02 14:14

Zimbabwe's Parks and Wildlife Management Authority is selling off some of its animals as a result of the drought that has badly affected great swathes of the southern African country

Zim ruling party threatens to unleash violence before 2018 polls

2016-04-29 13:07

Top Zanu-PF officials have reportedly threatened to track down and kill all suspected MDC, who attended Morgan Tsvangira's campaign rally in Gutu, Masvingo last weekend.

Zanu-PF youth league plans Mugabe palace

2016-04-26 11:54

Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party's national youth league says it is planning to build a multi-million "presidential palace" for President Robert Mugabe near the Great Zimbabwe monument in the Masvingo province.

Zanu-PF youths warn cabinet ministers

2016-04-25 14:01

Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF youth league has warned cabinet ministers opposed to the "one-million-men march", which is meant to “solidify” President Robert Mugabe’s leadership, reports say.

Convicted Zim rapist claims victim forced him into sex

2016-04-25 13:50

A Zimbabwean man, who was found guilty of raping a mentally ill woman, has claimed that his victim had forced him to have sex with her, a report says.

Zim pastor's heartfelt #ThisFlag video prompts flag selfies

2016-04-23 17:12

A Zimbabwe pastor's searingly honest account of both loving and feeling alienated from the flag of the country of his birth has stirred the emotions of thousands and prompted a flood of "flag selfies".

Grace Mugabe ally paid to get trafficked Zim women home

2016-05-01 18:40

A rich Zimbabwean businessman with links to First Lady Grace Mugabe has paid for 32 women, trafficked to Kuwait under false pretences, to fly home, it has emerged.

We wants better treatment, gay organisation tell Zim govt

2016-04-29 13:57

The Gays and Lesbians Association of Zimbabwe has called for government and civil society organisations to treat them the same as any other group in the southern African country.

Zanu-PF scoffs at 'succession plot' - report

2016-04-28 14:08

Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party has ridiculed local media reports about succession wars that have somewhat engulfed the party in the past months, a report says.

Zim man jailed for beating girlfriend who refused unprotected sex

2016-04-26 12:04

A Zimbabwean man has been jailed after beating his girlfriend with a cooking stick for refusing to have unprotected sex, a report says.

Swift justice for notorious Zim pangolin poacher

2016-04-25 15:26

A man who poached a rare ground pangolin in western Zimbabwe has been arrested, tried, and sentenced to nine years in jail - all in little more than 24 hours, according to a conservation group.

Zimbabwe needs 8 000 new nurses

2016-04-25 13:55

Zimbabwe is in need of at least 8 000 new nurses to meet the growing demand for health services, a report says.

Zim cops to use garnishee orders against traffic offenders - reports

2016-04-25 11:11

Zimbabwean traffic authorities want to place garnishee orders on offenders’ bank accounts to recover outstanding fines, according to reports

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