cyanide

Parks still investigating cyanide sources

Parks still investigating cyanide sources

ZIMBABWE Parks and Wildlife Management Authority is still investigating the source of cyanide that was used by poachers to kill hundreds of elephants at the Hwange National Park last year.

Plot to assassinate Mnangagwa

Plot to assassinate Mnangagwa

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe yesterday claimed there had been an attempt on the life of Emmerson Mnangwagwa, freshly minted as his deputy.

Cyanide dealers nabbed

Cyanide dealers nabbed

TWO Victoria Falls men appeared in court yesterday facing allegations of selling cyanide that has been used to kill elephants.

Cyanide deaths bombshell

Cyanide deaths bombshell

BATTLE lines have been drawn between Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (Zimparks) senior management and middle managers after the authority reneged on implementing an agreed salary and allowance resolution amid revelations that this led to area managers sitting on information about the cyanide poisoning of elephants.

Torture victim still nursing wounds

Torture victim still nursing wounds

TSHOLOTSHO villager, Lot Zondo (52), who claimed to have been tortured by Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Authority (Zimparks) rangers in October last year is still nursing injuries sustained four months after the alleged brutal attack.

Cop, poachers face fate today

Cop, poachers face fate today

A FORMER policeman, who is believed to be behind the poisoning of 23 elephants at Ngamo Safaris together with his four accomplices, will know his fate today when Hwange magistrate Lindiwe Maphosa passes sentence.

Three nabbed over cyanide

Three nabbed over cyanide

THERE appears to be a massive upswing in industrial poaching in Zimbabwe after police arrested three Lupane men in connection with the killing of about eight elephants whose carcasses were recently discovered at Ngamo Safaris.

Poaching saga: Cops denied bail

Poaching saga: Cops denied bail

BULAWAYO High Court judge Justice Martin Makonese has denied bail to a police boss and his three subordinates who allegedly received a $10 000 bribe from poachers suspected to have recently poisoned to death over 100 elephants in the Hwange National Park.

Cyanide now killing  Tsholotsho cattle

Cyanide now killing Tsholotsho cattle

TWO CATTLE have reportedly died in Tsholotsho after they drank from a watering hole inside Hwange National Park amid fears the water was poisoned with cyanide.

300 elephants killed: ZCTF

300 elephants killed: ZCTF

HARARE — More than 300 elephants and other animals have died of cyanide poisoning by poachers in Zimbabwe’s largest game park, a wildlife conservation group said yesterday.

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