Zimbabwe

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 02.08.2015 | 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 31.07.2015 | 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 31.07.2015 | 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 18.06.2015 | 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.

Despot Mugabe's Birthday Party Guests To Dine On Elephant

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe celebrates his 91st birthday this month – and partygoers are set to dine on elephant. At least 20,000 people ...

Grieving Parents Win Right To Have Zimbabwe Relatives At Daughter's Funeral

The Huffington Post/PA | Jessica Elgot | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK

The parents of a little girl killed in a car accident have won their battle for their Zimbabwean relatives to gain visas to attend her funeral in Brit...

Time for Women to Shape Africa's Future

Jo Simmons | Posted 18.01.2015 | UK
Jo Simmons

Mrs Mugabe's is the quintessential example of how female leadership does not guarantee a more transparent government. If women leaders are to have positive effect on the continent, it is necessary to break away from the deeply ingrained authoritarianism and culture of corruption that characterizes many governments in the region.

Zimbabwe University Bans Students From Kissing

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education

The University of Zimbabwe has banned kissing or hugging on campus and anyone found engaging in such activities would be immediately evicted from thei...

Tenders and Vendors - Zimbabwe's Ailing Economy and Another Dubai Diamond Sale

Michael Gibb | Posted 24.09.2014 | UK Politics
Michael Gibb

Close to a million carats of Zimbabwe diamonds are up for sale in Dubai this week, with authorities reportedly hoping to sell them for an average of U...

How Does International Development Work? We Should Make the Effort to Find Out

Matt Daw | Posted 20.07.2014 | UK
Matt Daw

During a trip to Indonesia in 2012 I asked the staff of our local partner organisation about their experiences of the international effort in the aftermath of the 2004 tsunami. Their work in the region was prompted by the human need created by this event, however they were one of the few international NGOs to stay active in communities in Indonesia after the initial disaster relief effort...

Zimbabwe Part One: Meet Harare International Arts Festival

Josephine | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Josephine

The Lay's Global Stage was a covered indoor space with comfy tiered benches for around 400 people... We'd be back to headline this same stage on the Saturday night, for what would prove to be, not just the best gig of our trip, but one of the most rewarding of my entire time performing live.

Planet Appetite: Zooming Around Zimbabwe - More Than Just Safari

Rupert Parker | Posted 04.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Most tourists who visit Zimbabwe never get further than Victoria Falls, but breathtaking game reserves, monumental ruins and the sheer warmth of the people, mean that it's worth exploring further.

Zimbabwe's Gay Community Wins A Landmark Court Victory

Dan Littauer | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK
Dan Littauer

Zimbabwe's gay community is breathing a sigh of relief after a court thwarted an attempt by the country's authorities to shut down its main LGBT rights advocacy group, on Wednesday.

It's Mugabe's 90th

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK

It's a special day for the world's oldest dictator, as Robert Mugabe turns 90. As is customary for such occasions, it's set to be a lavish affair, ...

Zimbabwe Trans Woman Detained and Stripped Naked for Using Female Restroom

Dan Littauer | Posted 29.03.2014 | UK
Dan Littauer

Ricky Nathanson, has been detained by Zimbabwe's police, forced to strip naked and charged with "criminal nuisance" for using a female toilet at a city hotel. 48 year-old modeling agency director, Nathanson, from Bulawayo, was seized at the Palace Hotel on Thursday last week, by ZANU PF party youth leader Farai Mteliso who later handed her over to the police.

A Reggae Revolutionary: Remembering Peter Tosh

Sonia Grant | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Sonia Grant

Before Nelson Mandela had been laid to rest, talk, inevitably, turned to his legacy. How would he be remembered: a benign, saintly figure, or, an unswerving revolutionary? For some, there was no ambiguity: he was one, or the other. But, for others, it wasn't contradictory that he embodied both traits: saint and revolutionary.

Blair Denies Claims He Wanted To Topple Mugabe

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.11.2013 | UK

Tony Blair put pressure on South Africa to take military action to topple Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe, the country's ex-president has claimed. ...