Tag Archives: Zimbabwe

ZIMBABWE: Dictator Robert Mugabe Resigns

The New York Times reports: Robert Mugabe, who has ruled Zimbabwe since independence in 1980, resigned as president on Tuesday shortly after lawmakers began impeachment proceedings against him, according to the speaker of Parliament. The speaker of Parliament read out a letter in which Mr. Mugabe said he was stepping down “with immediate effect” for “the welfare of the people ...

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WHO Removes Mugabe As “Goodwill Ambassador”

That didn’t take long. The New York Daily News reports: The head of the U.N. health agency has revoked his appointment of Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe as a “goodwill ambassador” after the choice drew widespread criticism. World Health Organization director-general Tedros Ghebreyesus last week told a conference in Uruguay on non-communicable diseases that Mugabe had agreed to be a “goodwill ...

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NOT THE ONION: Anti-LGBT Zimbabwe Dictator Robert Mugabe Named WHO’s Global “Goodwill Ambassador”

The Associated Press reports: Shock and condemnation continued Saturday after Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe was named a “goodwill ambassador” for the World Health Organization by the agency’s first African leader. The 93-year-old Mugabe, the world’s oldest head of state, has long been criticized at home for going overseas for medical treatment as Zimbabwe’s once-prosperous economy falls apart. Mugabe also faces ...

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Zimbabwe Dictator And Trump Fan Robert Mugabe Says Obama Should Prove He’s Not “The Son Of A Whore”

Vessel News reports: Recent comments made by Philipino President Duterte where he labeled President Obama the “son of a whore” overshadowed the outgoing leader of the free world’s G20 jaunt. It appears another head of state is jumping into the fray, adding further insult to injury. According to Zimbabwe Today, reporters asked Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Tuesday his thoughts ...

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ZIMBABWE: No Charges For Lion-Killing Dentist

The New York Times reports: The government of Zimbabwe said Monday that it would not call for the extradition of an American dentist involved in the hunt that killed a lion known as Cecil because he had all the proper documentation for the hunt. Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri, Zimbabwe’s environment minister, told reporters that the American hunter, Dr. Walter J. Palmer of ...

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Mugabe At United Nations: We Are Not Gays [VIDEO]

Vox reports: Robert Mugabe, the 91-year-old leader of Zimbabwe, deviated slightly from his prepared remarks, during his Monday evening address to the United Nations General Assembly, to do something that he does frequently: slur against homosexuality. “We are not gays,” he shouted. And it’s worse than it sounds. Mugabe made the comment in the course of a point about “double-standards,” ...

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Lion-Killing Dentist Returns To Work: I Acted Legally And Did Nothing Wrong [VIDEO]

After hiding out for nearly two months, Minnesota’s infamous lion-killing dentist is going back to work tomorrow. Via the Associated Press: Walter Palmer, who has spent more than a month out of sight after becoming the target of protests and threats, intends to return to his suburban Minneapolis dental practice Tuesday. In an evening interview conducted jointly by The Associated ...

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The Lion King: The Retribution of Cecil

A rip on the social media reaction.

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Zimbabwe To USA: Send Us That Dentist

Reuters reports: The American dentist who killed Cecil the lion was a “foreign poacher” who paid for an illegal hunt and he should be extradited to Zimbabwe to face justice, environment minister Oppah Muchinguri said on Friday. In Harare’s first official comments since Cecil’s killing grabbed world headlines this week, Muchinguri said the Prosecutor General had already started the process ...

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Feds Investigate Lion-Killing Dentist

But does Zimbabwe even want him? Via Reuters: “What lion?” acting information minister Prisca Mupfumira asked in response to a request for comment about Cecil, who was at that moment topping global news bulletins and generating reams of abuse for his killer on websites in the United States and Europe. The government has still given no formal response, and on ...

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Yesterday In Minnesota…

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Lion-Killer Apologizes To His Patients

Lion-killing Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer, whose whereabouts are still unknown, has issued an apology to his patients. An excerpt: To my valued patients: As you may have already heard, I have been in the news over the last few days for reasons that have nothing to do with my profession or the care I provide for you. I want you ...

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Headline Of The Day

As you can see, Teabagistan is ever so pissed about The Hill reporting on the lion-killer’s donation to Romney.

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Jimmy Kimmel Goes Off On Lion-Killer

“Is it that difficult for you to get an erection that you have to kill things?” Kimmel goes on to get choked up while suggesting that embarrassed Americans donate to the Zimbabwe wildlife researchers entrusted with Cecil’s care. Kimmel’s plea has crashed the group’s site at this writing.

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MINNESOTA: Dentist Goes From “Suburban Obscurity To Global Infamy”

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PETA: Hang The Lion-Killing Dentist

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Lion-Killing Dentist Goes On The Lam

Walter Palmer, the American dentist charged in the killing of Africa’s “most famous lion” has reportedly gone into hiding. Emmanuel Fundira, the president of the Safari Operators Association of Zimbabwe, confirmed at a news conference on Tuesday that Dr. Walter Palmer is wanted for the death of Cecil the lion but that his whereabouts were unknown. Police spokeswoman Charity Charamba ...

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ZIMBABWE: American Dentist Exposed As Killer Of Beloved Cecil The Lion

Via the Telegraph: Cecil the lion – the most famous creature in one of Zimbabwe’s national parks – was killed by an American hunter who has boasted about shooting a menagerie of animals with his bow and arrow, The Telegraph can reveal. Walter Palmer (above left), a dentist from Minnesota, is believed to have paid £35,000 to shoot and kill ...

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Jeb Bush Hires Anti-Gay Activist Who Supports Criminalization Of Homosexuality

MSNBC reports: Prominent evangelical attorney Jordan Sekulow announced that he had signed on as senior adviser to Bush’s Right to Rise political action committee. Sekulow, the 32-year-old executive director of the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), is notorious within LGBT advocacy circles for his support of anti-gay legislation abroad, particularly in Africa, where he has worked to keep ...

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ZIMBABWE: President Robert Mugabe Threatens To Expel Pro-Gay Diplomats

“Some years ago, l was warned that there was some secret organisation of that nature which was addressing young men to join them as homosexuals. This nonsense from Europe, keep their homosexual nonsense there and not cross over with it. We did not fight for this Zimbabwe so it can be a homosexual territory. We will never have that here ...

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