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Zimbabwe Stuck With a Health Crisis Left by Mugabe Era

Robert Mugabe, the only head of state that Zimbabwe had known since independence in 1980, was forced out of office by an unexpected coup in November 2017, and citizens of the economically battered country are now forced to tally the costs of his dictatorship. One of them is a health system in collapse. A report … Read more

For Elephants in Zimbabwe, a Deeply Troubling Present and Future

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Elephants across the African continent face poaching, loss of habitable land and food supplies and culling. When World Wildlife Day was marked this month, the United Nations General Assembly discussed wildlife crime across the globe, including the threat to elephants, which are declining in number throughout Africa. Here in Zimbabwe, they face … Read more

World Tourism Meeting Goes Ahead in Zimbabwe

Robert Mugabe, president of Zimbabwe

The timing couldn’t be more awkward. The United Nations World Tourism Organization is holding its most important global gathering this year at Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, from August 24 to 29, barely out of the shadow of a July 31 Zimbabwean national electiondeclared fraudulent by the defeated opposition and condemned as not credible by governments … Read more

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