Tag: Wildlife

State deploys troops to parks

State deploys troops to parks

GOVERNMENT has deployed soldiers and special forces to national parks countrywide as it intensifies efforts to arrest the poaching of elephants and other animals. Environment, Water and Climate Minister Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri said the involvement of the army meant that poaching was a serious cause for concern. This comes amid reports that […]

Opinion: In Zimbabwe, We Don’t Cry for Lions

Opinion: In Zimbabwe, We Don’t Cry for Lions

MY mind was absorbed by the biochemistry of gene editing when the text messages and Facebook posts distracted me. So sorry about Cecil. Did Cecil live near your place in Zimbabwe? Cecil who? I wondered. When I turned on the news and discovered that the messages were about a lion […]