‘This is hell’: Inside the Zimbabwe that Robert Mugabe leaves behind

The newly christened Zimbabwe was the pride of southern Africa after it won its independence from white-minority rule in 1980 — so how did it all go so badly wrong?

         September 06, 2019 at 11:38PM https://ift.tt/2zU7j4P
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‘This is hell’: Inside the Zimbabwe that Robert Mugabe leaves behind

The newly christened Zimbabwe was the pride of southern Africa after it won its independence from white-minority rule in 1980 — so how did it all go so badly wrong?

         September 06, 2019 at 11:38PM https://ift.tt/2zU7j4P

Live: Homes lost as bushfires rage across Queensland, NSW in extreme conditions

Firefighters are working against out-of-control blazes across two states, with at least 13 properties destroyed in Queensland and four in New South Wales. Follow our live coverage.

         September 06, 2019 at 11:31PM https://ift.tt/2A0oBgt

The sight of MPs carrying pillows home was proof this may have been Parliament at its worst

The debate on WA’s voluntary assisted dying bill was always expected to be tough, but a marathon all-night sitting of Parliament has left no-one in any doubt — and it may be just the warm-up act, writes Jacob Kagi.

         September 06, 2019 at 11:30PM https://ift.tt/2zYf4Xp

The Canberra community sharing household waste in attempt to eliminate landfill

As enthusiasm for zero waste grows and Canberra holds its first festival on the subject, Brook Clinton hopes her community of composters will help create a world where landfill is a thing of the past.

         September 06, 2019 at 11:15PM https://ift.tt/34vYSKO

Hunting the Tasmanian tiger: In pursuit of the long, lost thylacine, with stealth and science

In its prime, the thylacine was at the top of the food chain in Australia and its small island to the south. Now, decades after its extinction, the hunt for the Tasmanian tiger is still very much alive.

         September 06, 2019 at 11:15PM https://ift.tt/34vBJZe

Hunting the Tasmanian tiger: In pursuit of the long, lost thylacine, with stealth and science

In its prime, the thylacine was at the top of the food chain in Australia and its small island to the south. Now, decades after its extinction, the hunt for the Tasmanian tiger is still very much alive.

         September 06, 2019 at 11:15PM https://ift.tt/34vBJZe