Tag: Zimbabwe

BRIEFS

Suspected Poachers Killed in Firefight with Zimbabwean Rangers

Two men suspected of poaching were killed after exchanging...

Zimbabwe Cult Leader Arrested, 251 Children Rescued

On March 17, ENCA reported that Zimbabwean police had...

STORIES

Twelve Zimbabweans Charged With Trafficking Minors Through Botswana

What You Need to Know: Twelve Zimbabwean men have appeared in a Botswana court today to face charges of human trafficking and entering the country illegally.  The court alleges eleven of the twelve men illegally entered Botswana through Ramokgwebana village on the 29th of March. According to documents shown to the...

Former Zimbabwean Police Officer Arrested After Trafficking Women to Oman

What You Need to Know: Forward Mashonganyika, a former Zimbabwean Police Officer, was sentenced in a Harare Court alongside Tendai Muswe for human trafficking on March 8th.  The charges carry a 20-year sentence on top of a sentence Muswe was already serving for a similar crime.  Court documents allege that in February...

Samantha Power Claims USAID Officials ‘Forcibly Detained’ in Zimbabwe Last Month

What You Need to Know: A statement released on Friday by Samantha Power, Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), claimed that USAID officials conducting an assessment of the ‘development and governance context’ in the country were subject to verbal and physical intimidation, overnight detention, unsafe transportation,...

US Rolls Back Sanctions on Zimbabwe

What You Need to Know: Through a Presidential Executive Order, the United States’ Department of the Treasury has today announced its termination of a long-held sanctions program in Zimbabwe, while expressing its intent to focus sanctions on 11 individuals and 3 entities involved in “continuing corruption and serious human rights...

Australian Tourist Missing for Over a Week in Zimbabwe

What You Need to Know: A 67-year-old Australian man has been missing in Zimbabwe, near Victoria Falls National Park, for nine days.  The man was staying less than two miles from the National Park and had told management at his accommodation that he planned to visit the park on February 17th,...

Zimbabwe Receives Part of 25,000 Ton Wheat ‘Donation’ From Russia

What You Need to Know: Zimbabwe has received most of a 25,000 metric ton shipment of wheat, as promised by Russia during the second Russia-Africa Summit held in July of last year. An additional 10,000 tons of fertilizer was shipped alongside the wheat through Mozambique, with it expected to arrive in...

Week's Recap

Pro-Russian U.S. Volunteer Missing After Ukrainian Strike in Donetsk, Ukraine

At approximately 0350 EST, initial reports indicated that U.S....

Mexico Releases Footage of Arrest of Former Ecuadorian VP

Mexico's Foreign Ministry released footage of the arrest of...

Uganda: Two Toddlers Decapitated in Witchcraft Sacrifice

What You Need to Know:  Ugandan police arrested traditional doctor...

UK Temporarily Returns Ghana Crown Jewels

Two UK museums have returned a number of different...
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