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World Mar 25Africa’s elephants more endangered by poaching, habitat loss
The number of African forest elephants has fallen by more than 86% since 1990, while the population of savanna elephants dropped by more than 60% over the last 50 years, according to the IUCN, which rates the global extinction risks…
World Sep 15Zimbabwe government abuses critics, allege rights groups
From tweeting to Whatsapp texting, singing in public or marching in the streets, those who speak out against President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government are finding themselves in trouble.
World Aug 03Zimbabwe continues arrests of critics, says opposition party
Zimbabwean rights groups say the military and police are arresting scores of opposition members and activists after authorities thwarted an anti-government protest last week.
Health Mar 25Zimbabwe doctors, nurses strike over little virus protection
Zimbabwe's public hospital nurses have joined a doctors' strike over a lack of protective gear as the coronavirus spreads in a country whose health system has nearly collapsed.
Health Mar 20Zimbabwe has 1st COVID-19 case while Africa cancels flights
The health minister says the infected man lives in Victoria Falls, one of Africa's most visited tourist destinations.
World Mar 16Zimbabwe official says coronavirus punishes U.S. for sanctions
Zimbabwe's defense minister has described the coronavirus as God's way of punishing the United States and other western countries for imposing sanctions on Zimbabwe.
World Sep 28‘This man lives forever’: Zimbabwe’s Mugabe is buried
Mugabe, who led the bitter guerrilla war to end white-minority rule in the country then known as Rhodesia, was Zimbabwe’s first leader and ruled from 1980, overseeing a years-long slide from prosperity to economic ruin and repression.
World Sep 14Zimbabwe’s Mugabe honored at state funeral, burial delayed
HARARE, Zimbabwe — African heads of state joined thousands of Zimbabweans at a state funeral Saturday for Zimbabwe’s founding president, Robert Mugabe , whose burial has been delayed for at least a month until a special mausoleum can be built for…
World Sep 06Robert Mugabe, longtime Zimbabwe leader, dies at 95
The former leader of Zimbabwe forced to resign in 2017 after a 37-year rule whose early promise was eroded by economic turmoil.
World Aug 16Police and protesters clash in Zimbabwe’s capital
The clashes came after Zimbabwe's High Court upheld a police ban on the opposition protest.