Zimbabwe wants ivory ban lifted so it can sell $600-mln stockpile

June 27, 2019 - General

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa opened a UN wildlife summit on Monday with a call to lift the global ivory trade ban so that the country can sell $600 million of stockpiled tusks.

Some countries in southern Africa are pushing for a global ivory ban
to be relaxed as their elephant numbers grow [Credit: AFP]Mnangagwa said selling the elephant tusks and rhino horns would enable the impoverished nation to fund conservation efforts…

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