Door On Ivory Trade Closing Fast

[The Herald] The World Elephant Society (WES), a nascent not-for-profit US conservation group, last Thursday (August 3) crushed $8 million ivory’s worth to dust, following in Kenya’s self-absorbed footsteps from a year ago.

[The Herald] The World Elephant Society (WES), a nascent not-for-profit US conservation group, last Thursday (August 3) crushed $8 million ivory's worth to dust, following in Kenya's self-absorbed footsteps from a year ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

5-Year Labour Row Haunts Central Bank

[The Herald] The labour row pitting the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) and security guards it retrenched five years ago is back at the Labour Court with the former employees demanding their dues.

[The Herald] The labour row pitting the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) and security guards it retrenched five years ago is back at the Labour Court with the former employees demanding their dues.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Chasing Pupils Away a Curse, Says Dokora

[The Herald] Primary and Secondary Education Minister Dr Lazarus Dokora has urged school authorities not to chase away pupils from school over non-payment of fees, saying doing so was a curse.

[The Herald] Primary and Secondary Education Minister Dr Lazarus Dokora has urged school authorities not to chase away pupils from school over non-payment of fees, saying doing so was a curse.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Global Standards Firm Rejects U.S.$182 Million Unsafe Imports

[The Herald] Bureau Veritas, a global standards firm contracted by Government to carry out consignment-based assessment of imports, has rejected $182 million worth of sub-standard goods destined for Zimbabwe since starting in 2015.

[The Herald] Bureau Veritas, a global standards firm contracted by Government to carry out consignment-based assessment of imports, has rejected $182 million worth of sub-standard goods destined for Zimbabwe since starting in 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Cop Jailed for Raping, Impregnating Teenager

[The Herald] A police officer attached to the Victim Friendly Unit (VFU) has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in jail for impregnating a teenager from the neighbourhood. Aaron Gudo (37), who is married and has five children, tried to force the 15…

[The Herald] A police officer attached to the Victim Friendly Unit (VFU) has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in jail for impregnating a teenager from the neighbourhood. Aaron Gudo (37), who is married and has five children, tried to force the 15-year- old girl to abort. She is now eight months pregnant.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Maternal Deaths Top 176

[The Herald] Over 170 expecting mothers died giving birth since the beginning of the year,according to statistics compiled by the Ministry of Health and Child Care in its weekly disease update.

[The Herald] Over 170 expecting mothers died giving birth since the beginning of the year,according to statistics compiled by the Ministry of Health and Child Care in its weekly disease update.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe