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U.S. Department of State News: African Women Entrepreneurs Expand Business Networks in the United States

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: Twenty-two women entrepreneurs from 13 African countries arrive in the United States this week to connect with their American counterparts and accelerate the growth of their businesses.  The businesswomen in this year’s African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP) join a network that has created thousands … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: African Women Entrepreneurs Expand Business Networks in the United States

HWANGE, Zimbabwe | The Latest: Zimbabwe president backs out of campaign rally

HWANGE, Zimbabwe  — The Latest on Zimbabwe’s president (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Zimbabwe’s president has backed out of his first campaign rally since a deadly attack on Saturday that state media called an assassination attempt. An official has announced to a packed stadium in Hwange that President Emmerson Mnangagwa is no longer attending, without … Continue reading HWANGE, Zimbabwe | The Latest: Zimbabwe president backs out of campaign rally

HARARE, Zimbabwe | Several Zimbabwean presidential candidates sign peace pledge

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Several Zimbabwean presidential candidates and political parties condemned the explosion over the weekend that narrowly missed Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa and signed an agreement to have a peaceful campaign ahead of elections at the end of July. Neither Mnangagwa nor Nelson Chamisa, the leader of the biggest opposition party, the MDC, … Continue reading HARARE, Zimbabwe | Several Zimbabwean presidential candidates sign peace pledge

HARARE, Zimbabwe | The Latest: Mnangagwa calls attack ‘cowardly,’ urges unity

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on explosion at Zimbabwe president’s campaign rally (all times local): 5:55 p.m. Zimbabwe’s president says he has visited in the hospital “several” people hurt in an attack on his campaign rally that state media call an assassination attempt. President Emmerson Mnangagwa calls on the country for unity despite political … Continue reading HARARE, Zimbabwe | The Latest: Mnangagwa calls attack ‘cowardly,’ urges unity

HARARE, Zimbabwe Blast as Zimbabwe president campaigns; Mnangagwa not hurt

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — An explosion rocked a stadium where Zimbabwe’s president was addressing a campaign rally on Saturday, with state media calling it an assassination attempt but saying he was not hurt and was evacuated from the scene. Witnesses said several people appeared to be injured, including a vice president. President Emmerson Mnangagwa was … Continue reading HARARE, Zimbabwe Blast as Zimbabwe president campaigns; Mnangagwa not hurt

HARARE, Zimbabwe  | Zimbabwe couple weds after crocodile bites off bride’s arm

HARARE, Zimbabwe  — A couple attacked by a crocodile wedded days later in a Zimbabwean hospital, where the bride was recovering after losing an arm. “In one week we went from shock and agony to a truly amazing experience,” 27-year-old Jamie Fox told The Associated Press Monday. Fox and his then fiancée, Zenele Ndlovu, were … Continue reading HARARE, Zimbabwe  | Zimbabwe couple weds after crocodile bites off bride’s arm

HARARE, Zimbabwe | Zimbabwe legalizes marijuana for medicinal, scientific uses

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe has legalized the production of marijuana for medicinal and scientific purposes, making it the rare African country to turn the drug into a source of revenue. A government notice issued by the health minister says individuals and corporations can apply for licenses to grow marijuana, whose production and possession had … Continue reading HARARE, Zimbabwe | Zimbabwe legalizes marijuana for medicinal, scientific uses

Correction: Trump-Trophy Hunting story

WASHINGTON /March 16, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —In a March 15 story about a new U.S. advisory board created to help rewrite federal rules for importing body parts of certain animals killed in Africa, The Associated Press reported erroneously that appointee Olivia Opre had previously killed a hippo, buffalo, black rhino and lion, all in Africa. Opre … Continue reading Correction: Trump-Trophy Hunting story