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PGA Tour goes to Quail Hollow ahead of PGA Championship. Nelly Korda goes for 6 in a row

May. 07, 2024 10:04 AM EDT

PGA TOUR WELLS FARGO CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Charlotte, North Carolina. Course: Quail Hollow Club. Yardage: 7,558. Par: 71. Prize money: $20 million. Winner's share: $4 million. Television: Thursday-Friday, 2-6 p.m. (Golf...

Zimbabwe's ZiG is the world's newest currency and its latest attempt to resolve a money crisis

Apr. 30, 2024 19:40 PM EDT

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Out with the Zimbabwe dollar, in with the ZiG. Zimbabwe on Tuesday started circulating a new currency to replace one that has been battered by depreciation and often outright rejection by the people. The ZiG was introduced electronically in early April, but...

'Prophet' charged in Zimbabwe court after police say his reclusive sect used 251 children as workers

Mar. 14, 2024 16:21 PM EDT

NORTON, Zimbabwe (AP) — A man calling himself Prophet Ishmael was charged in a Zimbabwean court Thursday after police raided the compound where he led a religious sect and found more than 250 children being kept away from school and used as cheap labor. Police also discovered 16...

Zimbabwe police rescue 251 children used as labor and find graves in religious sect compound raid

Mar. 14, 2024 03:16 AM EDT

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe police on Wednesday said they have arrested a man claiming to be a prophet of an apostolic sect at a shrine where believers stay in a compound and authorities found 16 unregistered graves, including those of infants, and more than 250 children used as cheap labor....

Zimbabwe predicts a sharp decline in tobacco crop as El Niño takes toll, a year after record harvest

Mar. 13, 2024 07:52 AM EDT

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe, Africa’s largest tobacco producer, began its annual tobacco-selling season on Wednesday, with officials and farmers projecting a sharp decline in harvests and quality because of a drought blamed on climate change and worsened by the El Niño weather phenomenon....

At the funeral of a slain Zimbabwean activist, clashes and a low turnout mirror opposition decline

Mar. 02, 2024 12:20 PM EST

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A Zimbabwean opposition activist slain nearly two years ago was finally buried Saturday at an event marked by a low turnout and clashes between members of the main opposition party, highlighting its decline. Moreblessing Ali, 46, a member of the opposition...