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News24.com | Zim ranked 13th among world's most fragile states, report shows.

Zimbabwe has been ranked among the most fragile states in the world - just a few weeks after President Robert Mugabe, 93, insisted that his country was the "most highly developed country in Africa after South Africa," a report shows.

- News24.com - ZA

Owning Time at the Venice Biennale.

Alina Cohen If only for an hour, the Zimbabwean artist Admire Kamudzengerere sought to exert control over an audience culled from the wealthy, sophisticated, international art-world elite. The post Owning Time at the Venice Biennale appeared first on The Nation.

- The Nation - US

News24.com | Mugabe's daughter Bona 'gets SECOND board appointment in a week' – report.

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's only daughter Bona has just been named to the board of a new bank in her second high-profile appointment in a week, a report says.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | Mugabe 'not given chance to speak in Mexico', leaves 'in a huff'.

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe reportedly left CancĂşn, Mexico "in a huff" after he was not given a "speaking slot" at the United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction.

- News24.com - ZA

Mugabe's jet-setting confounds Zimbabwe.

HARARE: Despite his advancing years and increasing frailty, 93-year-old Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe shows few signs of losing his love for foreign travel, a predilection that is costing his cash-strapped country dear.

- BangkokPost - TH

Malema: Mugabe has overstayed his welcome.

EFF leader Julius Malema has reiterated his call for Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe to step down.

- Cape Times - SA

News24.com | Top Africa stories: Grace Mugabe, Zambia, Libya.

First Lady Grace Mugabe is concerned about her future after her husband is no longer president, and DA leader Mmusi Maimane slams Zuma, ANC over silence on Zambia's Hichilema treason trial.

- News24.com - ZA

Premier's RHA mine ships first concentrate.

Multicommodity resource and development company Premier African Minerals is preparing to mark its first shipment of wolframite concentrate from the newly upgraded plant at its RHA tungsten mine, in Zimbabwe, to Durban, South Africa. This followed the Aim-listed group's receipt of all the required permits from the relevant ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

News24.com | Bedridden granny, 87, burns to death while sleeping inside her hut.

An 87-year-old bedridden granny was burnt to death after she failed to escape when her bedroom hut caught fire while she was sleeping in Hingwe Ward, Zimbabwe, a report says.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | Is Mugabe's daughter Bona Zimbabwe's Ivanka Trump?.

Bona Mugabe, who has just been named to Zimbabwe's unpopular censorship board, knows what it's like to be gossiped about.

- News24.com - ZA

Mugabe's daughter named to Zimbabwe censorship board.

HARARE, Zimbabwe " Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's daughter has been appointed to the country's censorship board.The 27-year-old Bona Mugabe now will be part of an agency that polices what Zimbabweans can watch on their...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

News24.com | Top Africa stories: Zim, Somalia, Nigeria

HRW says villagers on Grace Mugabe farm were 'beaten on soles of their feet by Zimbabwe's riot police, and Nigeria has seized an illegal arms shipment.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | EXCLUSIVE: Grace Mugabe's 'greatest concern'

Leader of Zanu-PF women's wing and First Lady Grace Mugabe, could be elevated to the cabinet of her husband, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, in order to give her some political strength. But what is her greatest concern?

- News24.com - ZA

SHEROES Foundation's women's forum opens in Accra

About 150 high-powered women leaders from across the world are meeting in Accra this week for the 4th International SHEROES Forum. Former Vice President of Zimbabwe, Dr. Joice Mujuru, will be the special guest of honour at the three-day event that opens on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at the Tang Palace Hotel in Accra. Other ...

- ModernGhana - GH

News24.com | At least 94 vultures 'found poisoned and dead in Zimbabwe'

At least 94 critically-endangered vultures have been found poisoned in south-eastern Zimbabwe by poachers almost certainly trying to hide the killing of an elephant, conservationists say.

- News24.com - ZA

Mugabe appoints daughter to censorship board

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's daughter has been appointed to a top post in the country's censorship board.

- TheCitizen - TZ

News24.com | Mugabe's daughter, priest, appointed to censorship board

President Robert Mugabe's only daughter Bona has been appointed to the country's Censorship Board, which determines which parts of steamy films the people of Zimbabwe can watch and which they can't.

- News24.com - ZA

Mugabe's daughter named to Zimbabwe censorship board

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's daughter has been appointed to the country's censorship board.

- FOX News - US

News24.com | Top Africa stories: Zim, Tunisia, I coast

A drunk cop video has sparked conversation on social media about Zimbabwean police brutality, and the death of a Tunisian protester at the hands of police has sparked fears of more unrest.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | EXCLUSIVE: Robert Mugabe's 'frailty'

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been looking a bit frail of late – and it may be deliberate.

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News24.com | Villagers on Grace Mugabe farm 'beaten on soles of feet': HRW

Riot police knocking down homes on a farm taken over by Zimbabwe first lady Grace Mugabe tied a rope round the cottages and used a truck to pull them down, Human Rights Watch says.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | Zim opposition, unions scoff at VP's 2.2 million jobs claim – report

Zimbabwean opposition parties have reportedly rubbished claims by Deputy President Emmerson Mnangagwa that the government had created more than 2.2 million jobs.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | Man arrested for rescuing Zim's official bird – report

A Zimbabwean man has reportedly been dragged to court after he tried to rescue the country's official bird, which he had found at his home unable to fly.

- News24.com - ZA

Fin24.com | Stakes are high as Zim ministers meet mining execs

Zimbabwean mining executives and government officials are having their third annual meeting in Victoria Falls as the industry battles a plethora of operational constraints.

- Fin24 - SA

South African hunter dies after Zimbabwe elephant trampling

HARARE, Zimbabwe " Authorities in Zimbabwe say a South African hunter died after being trampled by an elephant.A wildlife official said Monday that hunter Theunis Botha was with a client near Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai tells President Mugabe 'leave or be prosecuted'

In spite of his age, Mugabe, who is 93, said he will stand in elections in 2018.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

News24.com | 'Massive' load-shedding looms in Zim as Zesa fails to settle $80m debt to Eskom

"Massive" load-shedding could begin as early as next week in Zimbabwe - because the cash-strapped authorities still haven't settled an $80 million debt to Eskom, a report says.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | WATCH: 'Drunk' cop video sparks conversation on Mugabe police brutality

A video clip showing a drunk police officer in Zimbabwe has sparked a wider conversation on social media about how unpopular President Robert Mugabe's police force is.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Angola, Nigeria

Joice Mujuru says President Mugabe's undiplomatic angry outbursts against other world leaders killed Zimbabwe, and Angolan apartheid troops are battling to survive in SA

- News24.com - ZA

Hunter Crushed by Elephant in Zimbabwe

A professional big-game hunter died after he was crushed by a female elephant.

- Livescience.com - US

Big game hunter crushed to death by falling elephant that was fatally shot

Theunis Botha, a trophy hunter, died Friday in Zimbabwe.

- Yahoo! News - US

Zimbabwe: Evictions, Beatings at Mugabe-Linked Farm

Launch Gallery – Anti-riot police have harassed, beaten, and ordered some 200 families off a farm linked to President Robert Mugabe's family, Human Rights Watch said today. The police affirmed in a court filing that the Arnolds Farm in Mazowe, Mashonaland Central province, Zimbabwe, which the families have occupied since ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Big Game Hunter Killed by Elephant in Zimbabwe

Theunis Botha, 51, of South Africa, led hunting trips for wealthy tourists. An elephant fell on him after it was shot by another hunter.

- New York Times - US

Veteran big game hunter dies after elephant, felled by gunfire, collapses on him

Theunis Botha's death comes just weeks after one of his friends was killed by crocodiles during a hunting expedition in Zimbabwe.

- Times-Picayune - US

News24.com | WATCH: Pastor calls 'Papa God' on cellphone during prayer service

A video of a Zimbabwean pastor claiming to be on the phone with God during a prayer service has gone viral.

- News24.com - ZA

Hunter crushed to death by elephant shot in Zimbabwe

South African hunter Theunis Botha was crushed to death by an elephant that was shot in western Zimbabwe, the nation's national wildlife authority said.

- UPI - US

News24.com | Robert Mugabe still one of the 'hottest news stories' on African continent

Robert Mugabe is still one of the hottest news stories on the African continent - and as he gets older that's unlikely to change.

- News24.com - ZA

News24.com | Mugabe University would be a 'monument of Zimbabwean injustice' - activists

Activists in Zimbabwe have ridiculed plans to build a Robert Mugabe University, adding that naming an education institution after the veteran leader would be "palpably unfair and a monument of Zimbabwean injustice".

- News24.com - ZA

Elephant crushes S. African hunter to death: reports

A South African big-game hunter was crushed to death when an elephant picked him up and then fell on him after being shot, Zimbabwean officials and media reports said Monday. Theunis Botha, 51, a professional hunter who specialised in hunting with hounds, died on Friday in western Zimbabwe. One elephant lifted Botha up with ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Zimbabwe elephant crushes trophy hunter, killing him

A big game hunter died Friday in Zimbabwe when a member of his hunting group fired their gun at an elephant striking it and causing it to fall on him.

- FOX News - US

Hunter Crushed to Death by Collapsing Elephant

Theunis Botha has shot his last elephant. The South African big-game hunter was killed in Zimbabwe on Friday when the hunting party he was leading stumbled onto a herd of elephants that included calves and pregnant females, the Telegraph reports. Sources tell Netwerk24 that three female elephants charged the group...

- Newser - US

Zimbabwe hunter 'crushed to death by shot elephant'

The elephant had reportedly picked up Theunis Botha with its trunk before being shot dead.

- BBC - UK

Hunter Crushed to Death by Collapsing Elephant

Theunis Botha has shot his last elephant. The South African big-game hunter was killed in Zimbabwe Friday when the hunting party he was leading stumbled onto a herd of elephants that included calves and pregnant females, the Telegraph reports. Sources tell Netwerk24 that three female elephants charged the group and...

- Newser - US

Trophy hunter dies after wounded elephant crushes him in Zimbabwe

A big game hunter died Friday in Zimbabwe when a member of his hunting group fired their gun at an elephant striking it and causing it to fall on him.

- FOX News - US

Hunter Crushed by Wounded Elephant

Theunis Botha has shot his last elephant. The South African big-game hunter was killed in Zimbabwe Friday when the hunting party he was leading blundered into a herd of elephants that included calves and pregnant females, the Telegraph reports. Sources tell Netwerk24 that three female elephants charged the group and...

- Newser - US

News24.com | Mugabe's 'undiplomatic angry outbursts against other world leaders killed Zim', says Mujuru

Former Zimbabwean vice president Joice Mujuru has reportedly taken a swipe at her former boss President Robert Mugabe, saying that he was responsible for all the problems currently faced by Zimbabwe.

- News24.com - ZA

No money to gamble at Zimbabwe's fading racecourse

HARARE, Zimbabwe , Once the preserve of the ruling white minority, horse racing in Zimbabwe adapted to survive independence in 1980 by attracting a loyal following of local fans who enjoyed a bet.Now the country's only track, at Borrowdale outside Harare, is threatened with closure , highlighting how a worsening economic ...

- JamaicaObserver.com - JM

Big game hunter crushed to death after elephant he was hunting fell on him

A South African safari leader and big game hunter was crushed to death Friday afternoon when an elephant was shot and fell and on top of him.Theunis Botha, 51, was hunting with a group in Gwai, Zimbabwe, when they came across a...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Big game hunter crushed to death by elephant during Zimbabwe shoot

Safari leader Theunis Botha, 51, was hunting a group of elephants when they charged at the group.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

News24.com | Hunter dies after elephant falls on him

A professional big game hunter from Tzaneen has died during a hunt in Gwai, in Zimbabwe, when a member of his group fired at a storming elephant cow and the animal fell on him.

- News24.com - ZA

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