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CITES ban on trade in ivory questioned, described as emotional, unscientific

CITES ban on trade in ivory questioned, described as emotional, unscientific

By Leopold Munhende, Chief Reporter STATES represented at the recently ended Elephant Summit in Hwange have agreed, decisions to block their trade in ivory by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) are no longer scientific but just emotional. The four day summit ...

Zimbabwe

Rwanda starts recruiting Zimbabwean educational personnel

Rwanda starts recruiting Zimbabwean educational personnel

By Xinhua HARARE: The Rwandan government has started recruiting Zimbabwe's educational personnel, following a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed between the two countries in December last year. The MoU was signed after Rwandan President Paul Kagame had indicated that his country is willing to recruit Zimbabwean teachers. The recruitment exercise ...

Africa

Christian group in DR Congo marks Christmas Day

Christian group in DR Congo marks Christmas Day

A Christian group mainly based in the Democratic Republic of Congo is on Wednesday marking Christmas Day to commemorate the birth of Jesus. The Church of Jesus Christ on Earth by His Special Envoy Simon Kimbangu has about 20 million followers in the country, but also enjoys a following in ...

World

Monkeypox outbreak is primarily spreading through sex, WHO officials say

Monkeypox outbreak is primarily spreading through sex, WHO officials say

By CNBC - European nations have confirmed dozens of cases in what’s become the largest outbreak of monkeypox ever on the Continent, according to the German military. - The U.S. has confirmed at least two cases and Canada has confirmed at least five so far. Belgium just introduced a mandatory ...





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