AP PHOTOS: In Zimbabwe, Fishing Can Be a Lifeline

November 10, 2014 3:09 PM

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AP PHOTOS: In Zimbabwe, Fishing Can Be a Lifeline

Illegal fishing can be hazardous in Zimbabwe, where poachers scan the banks for armed rangers and the water for crocodiles while they cast their rods.

The country is in such a dire economic state that thousands of people, unable to find regular work, flock to Lake Chivero in hopes of catching fish, mostly bream, to sell for desperately needed income. The lake, nearly 40 kilometers (25 miles) west of Harare, provides most of the drinking water for ...

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