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Zimbabwe elections: Police raid of opposition leader Chamisa’s press conference sparks chaos as Mnangagwa calls for unity

[ad_1] Armed police have broken up a press conference due to be given by Zimbabwe’s opposition leader as Emmerson Mnangagwa – declared the winner in the country’s bitterly disputed presidential race – called for “peace and unity” and declared that his administration “protected freedom of speech and the right to criticise …

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Zimbabwe elections: Aggressive raid on Chamisa’s press conference raises bad memories of the country’s past

Zimbabwe elections: Aggressive raid on Chamisa's press conference raises bad memories of the country's past

[ad_1] It was Zimbabwe’s first day after the official end to the era of Robert Mugabe, following a momentous election and a new president. But, amazingly for Africa after a vote, there were no celebrations, no victory marches, the city centre of Harare was pretty deserted, with many shops shut. A …

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Sanctions Could Complicate Return of Remains from North Korea

Sanctions Could Complicate Return of Remains from North Korea

[ad_1] WASHINGTON —  Recovering the remains of U.S. soldiers killed during the Korean War could be complicated by restrictions under international sanctions, experts said, even though the White House is hailing the effort as “the momentum for positive change” in relations between the United States and North Korea. Last week, …

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Who is Nelson Chamisa? A profile of the man disputing the Zimbabwe election results

Who is Nelson Chamisa? A profile of the man disputing the Zimbabwe election results

[ad_1] The 2018 Zimbabwe elections saw the country’s president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, take a narrow victory while the country’s opposition leader, Nelson Chamisa, declared “a day of mourning for democracy” after he rejected the results. It was the first time since the young country’s establishment that Robert Mugabe had not appeared on the ballot, having been deposed in a bloodless coup …

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Nearly every species of lemur at risk of extinction with hunting for restaurant food and habitat loss blamed

Nearly every species of lemur at risk of extinction with hunting for restaurant food and habitat loss blamed

[ad_1] Almost every species of lemur is at risk of extinction, making it the world’s most endangered primate, scientists have warned. The destruction of their tropical forest habitat in Madagascar, caused by illegal tree logging, charcoal production and mining, is the chief cause. But the round-eyed primates are also being increasingly …

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Kosovo President Proposes ‘Correction’ of Borders with Serbia 

Kosovo President Proposes ‘Correction’ of Borders with Serbia 

[ad_1] PRISTINA, KOSOVO —  Kosovo’s president reiterated Thursday his idea of “a correction” of the border with Serbia, which is widely seen as essentially a territorial swap as part of a strategy to stabilize relations between both EU-aspirant nations. “Kosovo’s border with Serbia needs to be redefined, or corrected,” President …

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