Zimbabwe

Battle for survival for man and beast during Zim drought

Drought pits villagers against wild animals in fight for water, food

21 July 2019 - 00:00 By NOKUTHABA DLAMINI

Human-wildlife conflict is increasing as Zimbabwe’s worst drought in decades drastically reduces water and food sources.

The government says at least five million people are in need of food aid in towns and rural areas. Wildlife, which is the backbone of the country’s tourism sector, is also severely affected...

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