Zimbabwe seizes 173 kg smuggled ivory at capital airport| glObserver Global Economics


Zimbabwe’s wildlife agency said Monday that 173 kilograms of ivory valued at 43,000 U.S. dollars was seized at the Harare International Airport at the weekend.

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An extra undisclosed all of ivory was seized at the airport recently as officials at Hwange National Park were trying to smuggle them out of the country.

It was the initial time in Zimbabwe that national park officials were arrested for involvement in smuggling, according to Washaya-Moyo.

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