The Latest: UN chief urges calm in Zimbabwe after Mugabe
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The Latest: UN chief urges calm in Zimbabwe after Mugabe

  HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe’s political turmoil (all times local): 9 p.m. The deputy spokesman for the U.N. secretary-general says Antonio Guterres is encouraging all Zimbabweans to “maintain calm and restraint” after the resignation of President Robert Mugabe. Farhan Haq also says any analysis of the developments is up to journalists. … Continue reading

Zimbabwe’s Heroes Acre is too exclusive, Mugabe critics say
Africa / International News

Zimbabwe’s Heroes Acre is too exclusive, Mugabe critics say

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The hilltop has a commanding view of Harare, features a huge bronze statue of three guerrilla fighters and boasts black marble and granite flourishes. It is quiet and is Zimbabwe’s most exclusive neighborhood. Turnover is zero: Once there, those who move in never leave. But now, people are complaining that President … Continue reading

Zimbabwe: 14 elephants killed by cyanide poisoning
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Zimbabwe: 14 elephants killed by cyanide poisoning

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Fourteen elephants were poisoned by cyanide in Zimbabwe in three separate incidents, two years after poachers killed more than 200 elephants by poisoning, Zimbabwe’s National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority said Tuesday. Three elephants were killed in Matusadona National Park in the Kariba area in northern Zimbabwe and 11 more pachyderms … Continue reading

Rights groups demand action after violence in South Africa
Africa

Rights groups demand action after violence in South Africa

  HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — More than 100 humanitarian groups have urged the African Union’s human rights body to ensure that South Africa take “concrete steps” to prevent further attacks on immigrants. Seven people have died this month in anti-immigrant violence that has mainly targeted migrants from other African nations, according to South African officials. … Continue reading