How Mobile Phones Can Reduce Hunger

Laurie Lee | Posted 04.08.2017 | UK
Laurie Lee

Severe drought - like the one faced by Zimbabwe in 2015 - can cause hunger and misery for thousands of people. The response effort has to be quick, f...

Cecil The Lion’s Son Xanda Shot Dead In Zimbabwe By Big Game Hunter

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.07.2017 | UK

The oldest cub of Zimbabwe’s beloved Cecil the lion has reportedly been shot dead by a big game hunter. Travel firm Lions of Hwange National Park br...

Oasis In A Drought

Laurie Lee | Posted 14.12.2016 | UK
Laurie Lee

East and Southern Africa is suffering a terrible drought as a result of El Nino. Zimbabwe is one of the most badly affected countries with an estimated four million people - over a quarter of the population - considered to be going hungry.

Drought In Zimbabwe: Getting Cash For Food Into People's Hands

Laurie Lee | Posted 21.11.2016 | UK
Laurie Lee

East and Southern Africa is suffering a terrible drought as a result of El Nino. Zimbabwe is one of the most badly affected countries with an estimate...

These Young Women Entrepreneurs Could Make All The Difference For Zimbabwe

Fiona Mavhinga | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK
Fiona Mavhinga

This month 11,800 girls in Zimbabwe who, like me, have been supported through school by Camfed - the Campaign for Female Education - will graduate from secondary school. They're the fortunate ones - given a chance in life by securing their right to a quality education.

The Rio 2016 Focus on Volunteers Will Ensure Olympic Success

Mark Hillary | Posted 05.08.2017 | UK Sport
Mark Hillary

Once the opening ceremony was complete and the games started London did embrace the games and it was universally acknowledged as one of the best games ever. Now on the eve of the opening ceremony in Rio, Brazil faces the same barrage of complaints.

Was a UN Human Rights Expert's Criticisms of the UK Just 'Meddling'?

Allan Hogarth | Posted 23.04.2017 | UK Politics
Allan Hogarth

There are many more examples that demonstrate that we live in a world where the actions of our Government can be used to justify the erosion of rights and the crushing of criticism and dissent. The UK mustn't indulge in further episodes of bad-example setting. Here it should take on board Mr Kiai's findings and aim to find solutions that navigate between the security of the state and its citizens, whilst enshrining and protect their freedoms of association and assembly.

Watch 92-Year-Old Robert Mugabe Threaten To Punch A Reporter

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 05.03.2016 | UK

Bizarre footage has shown Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe threatening to punch a reporter during an interview. When the 92-year-old was asked ab...

The 'Cecil The Lion' Saga May Have Condemned 200 Big Cats To Their Death

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 24.02.2016 | UK

Wildlife authorities in Zimbabwe may kill up to 200 lions due to a drop in the number of trophy hunters venturing to the country following Cecil the L...

Pastor Sells 'Holy Pens' That Make Students Pass Their Exams, Apparently

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 26.10.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A Zimbabwean pastor has reportedly convinced his congregants his holy pens can make students pass their exams - and the more you pay for one, the bett...

This Orphaned Elephant Is One Of The Smallest Ever To Have Been Rescued

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 19.10.2015 | UK

A distressed baby elephant has been rescued by rangers after being found wandering alone, miles away from the nearest water supply. At just three-d...

Cecil The Lion's Killer Will Not Face Charges

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 12.10.2015 | UK

Zimbabwe will not charge Walter Palmer for killing Cecil the Lion because he did not break any of the country's hunting laws, a cabinet minister said ...

Enraged Elephant Spears Tourist Safari Truck With Its Tusks

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 02.09.2015 | UK

An enraged bull elephant has been caught on camera charging at a safari truck, lifting it off the ground with its tusks. The animal narrowly avoide...

Now One Of Cecil The Lion's Cubs Has Been Killed

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 09.08.2015 | UK

One of Cecil the Lion’s cubs has been apparently been killed by a rival male. The intruder is thought to have tried to mate with the cub’s moth...

Five Ways to Kill Animals and Get Away With It

Adam Stones | Posted 31.07.2016 | UK
Adam Stones

So, next time you want to bag a trophy for the wall with your archery set, remember these five basic rules on how to kill animals and get away with it.

Cecil - The Lion Martyr?

Philip Mansbridge | Posted 30.07.2016 | UK
Philip Mansbridge

Let's hope this global outrage makes Cecil an unwitting martyr for the cause, now so many people recognise that this just isn't acceptable.

Walter Palmer 'Wanted To Hunt Elephant' After Killing Cecil The Lion

PA | Posted 30.07.2016 | UK

The US dentist who killed Cecil the lion wanted to hunt a "very large elephant" after shooting the protected animal, the guide who led the trip has cl...

These Cartoon Tributes To Cecil The Lion Are Brilliant

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK

The killing of a Zimbabwean lion called Cecil has caused uproar around the world - and now a number of cartoonists have paid their respect to him. ...

Lucy Sherriff

Emotional Cecil The Lion Researcher Speaks Out Over Killing

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK

Hunting has a part to play in African conservation - but there is no place for killing lions, one of the researchers monitoring Cecil the Lion, who wa...

British Safari Enthusiast Reveals Heartbreaking Footage Of Cecil The Lion Playing With His Cubs

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK

A British safari enthusiast has released heartbreaking footage of Cecil the lion happily playing with his family. The video comes after an American po...

Piers Morgan Is So Outraged About Cecil The Lion He Wants To Skin The Hunters Alive

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK

Piers Morgan is so incensed by the killing of Cecil the Lion that the anti-gun campaigner has described in graphic detail how he would hunt and slaugh...

Lion Killing Dentist Claims He Did Nothing Wrong

PA/The HuffingtonPost UK | Paul Vale | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK

The American dentist accused of hunting and killing a beloved lion in Zimbabwe earlier this month admitted on Tuesday he was the killer. Walter Palmer...

Cecil The Lion Killing Prompts Call For EU Imports Ban

The Huffington Post UK | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK Politics

A Liberal Democrat MEP has called for a ban on importing hunted lions after the iconic Cecil the Lion, Zimbabwe's most famous big cat, was killed. ...

Zimbabwe Must Stop Its Plan to Ship Wild Baby Elephants to China

Rob Brandford | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK
Rob Brandford

Selling wild elephants to fund conservation is unethical. The justification to capture elephants from the wild and ship them overseas to generate funds for the protection of other elephants is hugely flawed.

Free Maldives' Mohamed Nasheed From 'Alice in Wonderland' Trial - And Award Him the Nobel Peace Prize

Benedict Rogers | Posted 09.05.2015 | UK Politics
Benedict Rogers

Far from its popular image as a tranquil, tropical paradise, with sun-drenched beaches, crystal-clear blue waters and honeymoon couples, the Maldives today is a cross between Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe and Alice in Wonderland, with elements of North Korea, Burma and radical Islamism thrown in.