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Zimbabwe by the numbers: President Mugabe pressured to resign amid corruption, economic decline

The Zimbabwean leader on Sunday resisted calls for his resignation, continuing the ongoing saga of the controversial leader's rule.

Louise Linton's Memoir on Her Year in Zambia Is Being Slammed for Its White Savior Cliches

Louise Linton's memoir of her time in Zambia is being dragged as a collection of inaccurate and racist stereotypes.
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Zimbabwe Just Banned Child Marriage With the Help of These Former Child Brides

In Zimbabwe, 31% of girls will be married before 18.
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Cecil the Lion Lovers About to Get a Long-Awaited Win With the White House's Next Move

Kiss those sick dreams of a stuffed lion for your study goodbye!

Here’s How Trevor Noah Is Globalizing the Daily Show

He's bringing a new perspective we all needed.

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Here's How Dramatically Elephant, Rhino and Tiger Populations Have Been Dropping

There's 1/20 of the elephants there were 100 years ago.
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11 Photos That Show the Real Issues Facing Zimbabwe

Here's what's going on in Zimbabwe besides Cecil.
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Another American Has Been Implicated in the Death of a Lion in Zimbabwe

The second killing took place under similar circumstances and may be linked to Cecil the lion's death.
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Cecil the Lion's Brother Jericho Is Probably Alive and Well

Don't panic just yet.

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The Dark Hidden Meaning Behind the Flags on the Charleston Shooter's Jacket

It's getting impossible to ignore the shooter's racist motives.
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Zimbabwe Is Rounding Up Dozens of Elephants for a "Fate Worse Than Death"

Another setback for an already troubled species.
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6 Countries in the Sochi Olympics With Worse Gay Rights Records Than Russia

When it comes to homophobia, Russia isn't the only country going for the gold

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Someone Poisoned Over 100 Elephants in Africa

In Zimbabwe's wildlife crisis, 102 elephants have now died at the hands of poachers from cyanide poisoning.
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Video Shows NRA Lobbyist Drinking Champagne After Shooting Elephant in the Face

On a recent program for NBC Sports Network, NRA member Tony Makris kills an elephant, and then proceeds to celebrate.

Americans Love World Literature — Except When It's Foreign

English-language authors writing about other countries are increasingly holding American readers' hands, and treating them like strangers in a strange land.
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5 Things You Need to See As Mugabe is Sworn in Again

Robert Mugabe has been sworn in again for a seventh term as president of Zimbabwe. Here are some quick facts about his reign over the years as he steps forward into yet another term.
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Zimbabwe Banks Give a New Meaning to the Phrase "Cash Cow"

Could developed nations learn something from a new lending scheme started by Zimbabwe banks? An unusual method of collateral could inject $1 billion into the struggling nation. It moos.

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10 Surprising Facts About Young Robert Mugabe

It seems hard to believe, but Robert Mugabe was once one of Africa's most promising young leaders. Here are 10 facts about his youth that you probably didn't know.

Mic Check: What You Need to Know About the Terror Threat Closing U.S. Embassies

Today's PolicyMic newsletter, featuring my take on the world's top news and some of the best links from around the web.

Zimbabwe Election Results: Don't Judge Mugabe Until You Read This Article

There's more to Zimbabwe than its most recent election. The country's history is tied to land reform — something Mugabe and most Zimbabweans support, and that the West must learn to live with.
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Zimbabwe Election Results: Will Women's Voices Be Heard Too?

The latest election is an opportunity to look critically at the ability of women to participate politically in Zimbabwe's future.
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Zimbabwe Elections 2013: A Loss For Mugabe May Not Be A Win for Zimbabwe, After All

As Zimbabwe heads to the polls on Wednesday, many in the international community are hoping for an opposition win. This may not necessarily be a good thing for Zimbabwe. Here's why.

Anonymous Attempts to Spark African Spring and Bring Down the Dictators

Will Anonymous bring down the African dictators?
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This is What Makes America Amazing: 9 Countries Where You Still Cannot Vote

The 2012 U.S. Election was mired in controversial rhetoric, but here's a list of other countries where you cannot vote at all.
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Zimbawe's Mugabe Appointment as Envoy for Tourism Proves the UN is a Joke

Zimbawe's brutal dictator Robert Mugabe has been appointed as an international envoy for tourism by the U.N. Sadly, this is not a joke.
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Zimbabwe's Literal Blood Diamonds

Until Zimbabwe improves its human rights record, its diamonds should be banned from the world market.