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In No Dumbo Move, Trump Sides With Elephants

Last Thursday the conservation world was stunned when the Trump Administration announced it would allow elephant hunting trophies to be imported from Zimbabwe and Zambia. >Source: 30dB.com - Elephant%20Trophies It's not often that President Donald Trump makes a move that delights Social, but the onl

GOODMENPROJECT.COM - 2017-11-24 07:00:16

The Latest: Regional leaders await Mnangagwa's swearing-in

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - The Latest on inauguration of Zimbabwe's new president Emmerson Mnangagwa (all times local): 11:15 a.m. A handful of regional heads of state are attending the inauguration of Zimbabwe's new leader, Emmerson Mnangagwa. They include the leaders of Botswana, Mozambique and Zambi

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 09:14:12

Mopani Copper Mines digs deep for COSAFA U-20 title sponsorship

November 24 - The sub-regional confederation for Southern African FA's (COSAFA) has signed Mopani Copper Mines as the title sponsor of the 2017 COSAFA U-20 Championships to be played in Zambia from December 6-16. The regional championship is seen as a crucial development stage for COSAFA teams. Curr

INSIDEWORLDFOOTBALL.COM - 2017-11-24 00:03:22

SCI Asks President Trump To Lift Hold On African Elephant Import Permits

SCI Asks President Trump To Lift Hold On African Elephant Import Permits TUCSON, Ariz.-(Ammoland.com)- Safari Club International President Paul Babaz sent a letter to President Trump, asking him to direct Secretary Ryan Zinke to lift the hold that he placed on the authorization of import permits for


Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa: key dates

Harare (AFP) - Emmerson Mnangagwa, who was inaugurated on Friday as Zimbabwe's new president, is a political veteran and party hardliner who for decades worked closely with Robert Mugabe. Here are key dates in his career: - September 15, 1942: Born in the British colony of Southern Rhodesia but move

YAHOO! - 2017-11-24 10:04:56

Zimbabwe asks if new leader, a Mugabe ally, can bring change

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HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2017-11-24 07:30:03

Emmerson Mnangagwa - The Crocodile who snapped back

Former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been chosen to take over as Zimbabwe's new leader. The 75-year-old has played a major role in politics for decades, as the man standing in the shadow of long-serving President Robert Mugabe - though also, at times, at odds with him. "Mnangagwa has been a

DW.COM - 2017-11-24 07:20:12

Emmerson Mnangagwa sworn in as Zimbabwe's interim president

Emmerson Mnangagwa is sworn in as Zimbabwe's interim President, following Robert Mugabe's resignation after nearly four decades of rule.

CNN - 2017-11-24 12:49:10

Trump should keep the ban on elephant trophies

Big-game hunting once was a glamorous pursuit that inspired admiration of its practitioners. ... But those days are gone. Today, to be photographed grinning over a majestic animal's corpse is to invite mass condemnation ... A measure of the ignominy that attaches to this pastime came last week when

HAWAII TRIBUNE-HERALD - 2017-11-23 10:06:24

Mission roads will lead pastor to Africa

When he was 9 years old, Paul Schletewitz went on his first mission trip. He accompanied his dad, a Quaker pastor, to war-torn Guatemala during the civil war in 1969. He spent a few weeks working with people on the mountainside where the church had a significant mission. Three years later, young Pau

CHAMPIONNEWSPAPERS.COM - 2017-11-23 16:00:00

Zambia: 'Hichilema Should Learn From Mugabe About Overstaying'

MMD youth Prince Ndoyi says it is a mark of hypocrisy for UPND members and its leader Hakainde Hichilema to celebrate the down fall of former Zimbabwean Robert Mugabe when the situation is not different from happenings in their party. Ndoyi says Hichilema, who has lost five presidential election sin

YAHOO! - 2017-11-23 18:47:19

Zambia's bid to slow debt accumulation pace

LUSAKA - Zambia is suspending new non-concessional borrowing in a bid to slow down the pace of debt accumulation. The landlocked country is currently seeking support from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The IMF previously delayed concluding talks with Zambia, citing high risk in debt distress

ENCA.COM - 2017-11-23 16:25:26

African voices are missing from the elephant trophy debate

The answers for conserving the Earth's wild creatures seem easy from the office chairs of the affluent West. Ban trophy hunting! Hunt down the poachers! More tourism! But the social media campaigns and President Trump's flip-flopping on Twitter during the past few days on U.S. elephant trophy import


Zimbabwe's Pride Is Spain's Shame

A decisive week has gripped the southern African nation, the winds of change gusted swiftly and comprehensively across the land Ian Smith dubbed a jewel when he bequeathed the nation to Robert Mugabe. That jewel has dulled to the point it has become a dusty pebble, a dust coating numerous relics of


Zinke not best fit for hunting council

Recent reports indicate that President Trump and his Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke have decided to put a hold on reversing the ban of importing elephant hunt trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia. This decision is pending further review because of numerous protests from worldwide animal rights groups an


Trump's reversal on elephant hunting tramples the African nation

On Nov. 15, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service approved the importation of trophies from elephants legally hunted in Zimbabwe and Zambia, thereby reversing a ban imposed under former President Obama. The agency stated the following: "The hunting and management programs for African elephants in Zimba


Rangers' lives would be put at risk if Trump reverses elephant trophy ban

The announcement that the Trump administration is considering overturning the US ban on elephant trophy imports from Zambia and Zimbabwe is one that directly threatens the lives of African park rangers who are tasked with protecting elephants and their ecosystems. Sadly, between July 2016 and July 2


The elephants in this hotel's lobby are actually part of the decor

They're crazy for mangoes, which drop from the trees surrounding the The Bushcamp Company property in Zambia. And the hotel's lobby just serves a means to the end for these animals, who cut through the facility to get to the fruit. Sometimes they even arrive with their families in tow! Needless to s


‘There's still much to come from him’ – Wenger demands more from Alex Iwobi

The Gunners boss feels that the striker has become an even better player than when he was last year and hopes to see more striking displays from him Alex Iwobi may have had a good outing this season for Arsenal, but Arsene Wenger still expects more from the Nigerian. The 21-year-old boasts of one


Grace and Robert Mugabe 'to remain in Zimbabwe' under government deal

Robert Mugabe and his family are set to remain in Zimbabwe under a deal with the ruling party that will see them retreat from politics in exchange for secure retirement, diplomatic and political sources in Harare said. Mr Mugabe, 93, resigned on Tuesday following a military coup and an outpouring o