Poaching

  • Courts and Law

    Ivory peddlers jailed 9 years after sting operation bust

    HARARE – Four men from Harare who were busted in a sting operation by undercover detectives for peddling ivory illegally have been sentenced to 9 years’ imprisonment. Tinashe Fifitini, 28, Joseph Tondoro, 43, Kilford Mutandi, 30, and Chamunorwa Mavhunga, 26, were convicted against their pleas after arguing that they were arrested while seeking the service of a traditional healer. After…

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    Donald Trump’s Pentagon nominee killed two elephants in Zimbabwe

    CAPTAIN Scott Francis O’Grady, of Texas, who has been nominated by President Donald Trump to become the next assistant secretary of defense for international security affairs, killed two elephants during a 2014 hunting trip in Zimbabwe, according to documents O’Grady filed as part of his testimony before a House committee six years ago.  O’Grady, co-chair of the group Veterans for Trump, gained…

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    Headmaster nearly shot dead while poaching

    ELISE Glahdill High School’s headmaster, Andrew Mvere, escaped death by a whisker after gunshots were fired at him as he was poaching game at a Headlands farm. Mvere (56) was arrested together with Samuel Chimbo and Million Sanyamakomba. The trio recently appeared before Rusape magistrate, Ms Rufaro Mangwiro, and they were granted $3 000 bail each. The trial has been…

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