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Four more elephants die of cyanide poisoning

By Tererai Karimakwenda SW Radio Africa 11 July, 2014 Four dead elephants were discovered by rangers in the Zambezi National Park earlier this week, and preliminary tests have confirmed that they were victims of cyanide poisoning by suspected poachers. The incident has renewed fears that more animals may...

ZANU PF chefs sue government over hunting licenses

By Tererai Karimakwenda SW Radio Africa 03 July, 2014 The ZANU PF government’s own Herald newspaper has reported that a group of five political and military heavyweights, who were all land beneficiaries in the Save Valley Conservancy in Chiredzi, have filed a case against government at the High Court...

Thousands call for protection of Zim Presidential Elephant Herd

By Alex Bell SW Radio Africa 11 June 2014 An estimated 8,000 people from around the world have called for the government to intervene in the illegal takeover of a piece of land in Hwange, which makes up the home range of the Presidential Elephant Herd. That petition, addressed to the Minster of Lands Douglas...

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