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Botswana Parliament Rejects Call to Arm Game Rangers

GABORONE, BOTSWANA – Botswana’s National Assembly has rejected a call to rearm its game rangers that was driven by a surge in rhinoceros poaching in recent years. Guns were taken away from the rangers in 2018, but an opposition party lawmaker had moved a motion...
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Sierra Leone: Tear Gas Attack – Veep FOH Whisked to Safety

The government of President Robert Mugabe whisked away the visiting Sierra Leone vice president from his Harare hotel last Friday as clashes erupted between police and opposition activists at Freedom Square.   Vice President Victor Bockarie Foh was in the country to officially open the...
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Student Shows Maturity in Solo Expo (allAfrica.com)

It gives one a sigh of relief to learn about a photography exhibition somewhere in town or in the country as modern day Zimbabwean is used to extensive mixed media work of scrounged or cheap found objects in the name of innovation and moving on the same wavelength as the country's harsh economic tide. Similarly in…

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Tribute to a Culture Sentinel [opinion] (allAfrica.com)

The time is 1pm, Tuesday November 24, 2015. I am listening to the radio and the mention of Dr Vimbai Gukwe Chivaura makes my mind alert. All of a sudden my heart sinks, something inside me grows numb and dies. I learn with astonishment and disbelief that Vimbai Gukwe has died. My mind begins racing, it…

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Liberation War Hero Chivaura Laid to Rest (allAfrica.com)

Prominent University of Zimbabwe academic and senior lecturer in the English Department, Dr Vimbai Gukwe Chivaura, was buried yesterday at his Dovendale Farm in Concession. Dr Chivaura was on Thursday declared a liberation war hero after recommendations by the Zanu-PF Harare Province. He was buried with full military honours befitting his status. Earlier in the morning,…

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