World Health Organization rescinds Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's 'goodwill ambassador' appointment amid scathing criticism
The World Health Organization (WHO) rescinded its appointment of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as a "goodwill ambassador" for health after days of searing criticism and global outcry over the decision. The WHO's director general, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said in a statement today he decided
Hangman's job in Zimbabwe gets 'flood' of applications
The job of hangman used to be unpopular in Zimbabwe, but more than 50 people are now applying to be state executioner in a country where employment is hard to find
Zimbabwean vice president loses out in Cabinet reshuffle
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has sworn in new ministers, a day after a Cabinet reshuffle in which he stripped the justice ministry from a vice president accused of harboring presidential ambitions
How Cecil the Lion Became Iconic Zimbabwe Animal
Part 1: Cecil was the biggest male black-maned lion in Hwange National Park in Hwange, Zimbabwe.
Professional Hunter Appears in Zimbabwe Court Over Cecil's Death
Theo Bronkhorst faces criminal charges for allegedly luring Cecil the lion out of the Hwange National Park; calls the charges against him "crazy" and "frivolous."
2nd US Doctor Accused of Illegally Killing Lion in Zimbabwe
A second U.S. doctor has been accused by Zimbabwe officials of illegally killing a lion in April, but the doctor's attorney says “those reports are not accurate,” and that his client was at home in Pennsylvania that month and participated in a "lawful" hunt there in July. Zimbabwe's National Parks
Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force Apologizes for Claiming Lion Jericho Has Been Killed
A newly released picture reveals the lion is alive and well, and the report had been a case of "mistaken identity."
Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force Apologizes for Story About Jericho the Lion, Says He's 'Alive and Well'
The Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force has apologized after claiming that a lion named Jericho, which they said was the "brother" of Cecil, was shot and killed by a hunter, and now says the lion is "alive and well." "I would like to sincerely apologise for my last report where I stated that Jericho
Zimbabwean Wildlife Authority: Jericho the Lion Is Alive, Not Cecil’s Brother
Amid conflicting accounts on Saturday that Jericho, who was reported to be the ‘brother’ of Cecil the Lion , was feared dead, a Zimbabwean wildlife authority has now said that Jericho is still alive. The Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority, the government authority on wildlife in
Authorities in Zimbabwe are Requesting Extradition of Dentist Walter Palmer Over Lion Death
Global outrage Global outrage continues to grow over trophy killing of Cecil the lion.