Articles tagged 'walter palmer'

Govt slams door on wildlife hunters 10 November 2017 HARARE - Government is maintaining a stringent policy regime against bow hunting, despite spirited efforts by safari operators to relax the terms in the wake of booming clientele interest, especially from the American market. Safari operators — who argue the activity is a multi-million dollar ...
Cecil the lion's 'successor' dies 1 November 2016 HARARE - Jericho — the lion reputed to have taken over the family of Cecil the famous lion that was killed by American dentist, Walter Palmer, last year — has died at Hwange National Park. He was 12-and-half-years old. Though further investigations were still underway to determine the exact...
Zim drops case against 'Cecil the lion' killer 13 October 2015 HARARE - The US dentist who sparked an international outcry after killing a lion in Zimbabwe will not be prosecuted because he had obtained the legal authority to hunt, officials say. Walter Palmer admitted to killing Cecil the lion in July but has always denied that he acted illegally. Zim...
Cecil the lion killer breaks silence 7 September 2015 MINNESOTA - The US dentist who sparked an international outcry after killing a lion in Zimbabwe has said he did nothing wrong and is planning to return to work this week. Speaking in his first interview since the July killing of Cecil the lion, Walter Palmer said he had been unaware of the ani...
'Palmer not to blame for Cecil the lion's death' 29 August 2015 HARARE - First Lady Grace Mugabe has said US dentist Walter Palmer cannot shoulder blame or be prosecuted for killing celebrity lion Cecil. Grace's statement flies in the face of demands by Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri, the Environment minister, that  Palmer be extradited to stand trial in Zimbabw...
Cecil's slaughter angers Mugabe 11 August 2015 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe has blasted wildlife authorities accusing them of failing to protect the world's most famous lion, Cecil which was brutally killed by American dentist, Walter Palmer at Hwange National Park recently. Mugabe came out guns blazing yesterday during Heroes Day comm...