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Sex for transport : Paedophile boatmen demand sex from young girls to ferry them across crocodile infested river as they flee Zimbabwe Girls as young as 11 have revealed to aid workers that they were forced to swap sex for space in the safety of a boat across the Limpopo to South Africa, where they hope to find a better life.
Mail Online | May 23, 2016 11:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Cecil the Lion's grandcubs are ready to carry on his legacy listen to their roars If Cecil the Lion were still alive today, he would be a proud grandfather to eight tiny cubs. At Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park, photographer Graham Simmonds filmed the cubs running through the dirt roads and the grass, following closely behind the | May 22, 2016 11:47 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Dayton, Ohio
How southern Africa is coping with worst global food crisis for 25 years From Angola to Zimbabwe, food prices are soaring and malnutrition is on the rise as the latest El Nio weather event takes a brutal tollDrought is affecting 1.4 million people across seven of Angolas 18 provinces. Food prices have rocketed and acute malnut
The Guardian | May 22, 2016 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Protests mar centenary of famed S.African 'black' university A South African university renowned as the launchpad for leaders such as Nelson Mandela and Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe celebrated its centenary on Friday against a backdrop of violent student protests. Police at the Fort Hare campus used water cannon t
Yahoo! News | May 20, 2016 5:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UB expands HIV research programs in Zimbabwe with $1.3M grant Building on existing programs to impact global health, the University at Buffalo is creating a new HIV research training program in partnership with the University of Zimbabwe. Designed to train future HIV researchers, the program is funded by a five-year
Business First of Buffalo | May 20, 2016 11:40 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Buffalo, New York
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AU Rights Commissioner Urges Greater Freedoms in Zimbabwe The African Union is urging Zimbabwe to repeal or amend laws that curtail the right to freedom of expression, freedom of the media and other protections. Speaking in Harare, AU commissioner for Human Rights Pansy Tlakula said she is happy with a constitut
Voice of America | May 20, 2016 01:42 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Zimbabwe drought: Five million face food shortage Half of the country's rural population will need assistance by next year with rain not expected for several months.
Al Jazeera | May 16, 2016 7:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
IFRC promises $110 million for drought relief in Southern Africa The International Federation of Red Cross and the Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has pledged $110 million to a new initiative to help drought-stricken southern African countries. In South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia and Zimbabwe
Yahoo! News | May 16, 2016 4:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Zimbabwe halves 2016 growth forecast to 1.4 percent Zimbabwe cut its economic growth forecast to 1.4 percent in 2016 from an initial forecast of 2.7 percent, the ministry of finance said, following a devastating drought and weak commodity prices. In an undated bulletin for the January to March quarter, the
Yahoo! News | May 16, 2016 4:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'National treasure' Coventry chasing Olympic record CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Kirsty Coventry could become the first female Olympian to win eight individual medals when she competes at the 2016 Games this summer, but recent doping scandals have made the Zimbabwe swimmer wonder if her races in Rio will be clean
Reuters | May 16, 2016 05:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend