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Stories with place: Zimbabwe
  • APNewsBreak: Africa land grabs endanger elephants 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 11:46 am
  • WASHINGTON - Political and military elites are seizing protected areas in one of Africa's last bastions for elephants, putting broad swaths of Zimbabwe at risk of becoming fronts for ivory poaching, according to a nonprofit research group's report that examines government collusion in wildlife trafficking.

  • US sanctions government official in Zimbabwe 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 12:11 pm
  • WASHINGTON - The Treasury Department is sanctioning a government official and others in Zimbabwe for allegedly undermining democracy in the southern African nation.

  • Chicago man pleads guilty in Zimbabwe case 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 4:47 pm
  • CHICAGO - A 72-year-old Chicago man has pleaded guilty to illegally lobbying U.S. lawmakers to lift sanctions against Zimbabwe's president and other members of his regime for a promise of $3.4 million.

  • Nigeria complains about Mugabe calling it corrupt 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 5:56 am
  • LAGOS, Nigeria - The official News Agency of Nigeria reports Zimbabwe's envoy has been called in for a complaint about President Robert Mugabe's remarks about corruption in Nigeria.