Posts tagged "zimbabwe"

Cecil The Lion’s Brother Jericho Is Actually Alive Now?

Saturday evening was awash with news that Jericho, Cecil the lion’s brother, had also been brutally murdered. But as of this morning, we have been made aware that no, Jericho…

Katrin Higher | August 2, 2015 - 9:28 am

Lion-Killing Dentist Walter Palmer Is Apparently Under Police Protection

Yet the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service says their attempts to contact him have failed!

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 30, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Cecil, Zimbabwe’s Beloved Lion, Was Killed By A Minnesota Dentist

Earlier this month, animal lovers were heartbroken to learn that Cecil, a famous and beloved lion living in a protected area in Zimbabwe, had been killed under potentially unlawful circumstances.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 28, 2015 - 2:50 pm

Zimbabwean Women Fined $5 For Each Scream During Childbirth

In Zimbabwe, a country where the average yearly income is $150, giving birth in a hospital can be prohibitively expensive at $50. But at one corrupt hospital, this price can…

Mary Odell | July 12, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Bad Sex: Woman Killed By Lion While Boyfriend Runs Off Naked

Chivalry is officially dead: a naked boyfriend ran off into the African bush while a lion mauled to death the girlfriend with whom he’d just been having sex. …

Jessica Wakeman | March 6, 2013 - 3:00 pm

3 Women Charged With Raping Men & Hoarding 33 Condoms Worth Of Semen

Any story of rape, whether it happens to a man, woman or child, is horrific and tragic. This particular story has the distinction of being horrific, tragic and weird: three…

Jessica Wakeman | October 18, 2011 - 9:20 am

Rape Victim Turns Painful Past Into Promising Future For Young Women

An article on CNN yesterday turned me on to Zimababwe native Betty Makoni, CNN hero of the week. She is a teacher, a volunteer, and the executive director…

Carrie Wasterlain | June 6, 2009 - 11:00 am