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The World Narrative and Documentary Competition film selections for the 14th annual Tribeca Film Festival were made on Tuesday. The list marks the first half of the festival’s film slate and the films chosen include: “The Adderall Diaries,” directed...
From: The Wrap | By: Debbie Emery | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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Government plans to refinance the existing Eurobond debt by issuing another bond. Ministry of Finance recently announced that GRZ “needs to issue another bond to pay off the debt and we will look for creditors that will lend on a low rate". Zambia...
From: Zambian Economist | By: Chola Mukanga | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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The group stages of the 2015 World Cup are reaching the business end of proceedings with several illustrious teams in danger of failing to make it to the knockout rounds. The likes of India, South Africa, New Zealand and Sri Lanka all look set for quarter-final...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Rory Marsden | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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Sydney (AFP) - Afghanistan are set for their biggest challenge of the World Cup so far when they play Australia in Perth on Wednesday, while Pakistan go in search of their second win of the tournament against UAE.The pace and bounce of the WACA pitch...
From: Business Insider | By: Julian Guyer | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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The pool stages of the Cricket World Cup have motored past the halfway stage and we’re beginning to gather an increasingly clear picture of the eight teams that will make up this year’s quarter-final line-up. But there is still much to play for at...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Matt Jones | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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US accuses the veteran ruler of undermining Zimbabwe’s democratic processes.
From: Daily Nation Kenya | Thursday, March 5, 2015
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[New Zimbabwe] President Barack Obama has extended sanctions against President Robert Mugabe and members of his inner circle at a time the British government is dispatching its secretary for international development to Zimbabwe for meetings with the...
From: All Africa | Thursday, March 5, 2015
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[New Zimbabwe] MORE than 160 white commercial farmers in Mashonaland East province will soon be removed from their properties as the government claims they are occupying the land illegally.
From: All Africa | Thursday, March 5, 2015
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[The Herald] Tendai Mugabe -The United States of America has extended its illegal sanctions on Zimbabwe by another year, a move described by Africa as "senseless and meaningless." In extending the heinous embargoes, Washington made outrageous claims...
From: All Africa | Thursday, March 5, 2015
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[The Herald] Tendai Mugabe -The United States of America has extended its illegal sanctions on Zimbabwe by another year, a move described by Africa as "senseless and meaningless." In extending the heinous embargoes, Washington made outrageous claims...
From: All Africa | Thursday, March 5, 2015
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Wednesday 3/4: Alameda Island Poets present Sharon Coleman and Lisa Gluskin Stonestreet at the Frank Bette Center for the Arts. Coleman has been a huge influence on the East Bay poetry community through the classes she teaches at Berkeley City College....
From: The Rumpus | By: Charles Kruger | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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The International Monetary Fund said it would consider extending new financial support to Zimbabwe only if the southern African country agrees to clear arrears with international financial institutions.
From: Channel News Asia | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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A man, who is apparently of German descent, had allegedly been having sex with another man’s wife and had to make a speedy exit from the building. He does so to the sound of tumultuous cheers, shouting and hooting coming from the street below. There...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Anne Sewell | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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More than 2.5 billion people in the world don't have a bank account, meaning they lack access to loans, insurance, and emergency funds. Ajay Banga, MasterCard's president and CEO, thinks this is a huge injustice. In his eyes, the responsibility of financial...
From: Business Insider | By: Sponsor Post | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's tobacco crop will fall to 190 million kilograms this year, down from 216 million kilograms in 2014, an official said on Wednesday, as late planting and heavy rains hit production of the country's biggest exporter earner....
From: Reuters | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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Last Saturday (February 21, 2015), President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe, the oldest head of state on planet earth, turned 91. He has ruled Zimbabwe for 35 years since 1980 when the country gained independence from Britain. For many years now, Mugabe s...
From: Modern Ghana | By: Modern Ghana | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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Pakistan built on their win over Zimbabwe with a comfortable 129-run victory against the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday, led by a confident knock of 93 by Ahmed Shehzad. Manjula Guruge (4-56) offered the most noteworthy individual performance of...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Nick Akerman | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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Pakistan continued their revival at the Cricket World Cup by crushing the United Arab Emirates by 129 runs on Wednesday. UAE captain Mohammad Tauqir elected to field first at McLean Park for the Pool B clash and saw Pakistan amass 339-6 in their 50 overs....
From: Bleacher Report | By: Lee Walker | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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[New Zimbabwe]THE Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) has issued eight new radio licences out of some 21 applicants with pro-Zanu PF companies and individuals among the main beneficiaries.
From: All Africa | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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[Leadership]Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, has alleged that his former Vice President and other top officials in his ruling Zanu-PF sought the services of Nigerian witchdoctors in a bid to kill him.
From: All Africa | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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HOBART, Australia (AP) -- Zimbabwe captain Elton Chigumbura has a left leg injury and won't play in his team's next Cricket World Cup match against
From: Taiwan News | By: Associated Press | Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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South Africa proved once again why they are one of the hotly-tipped favourites to win the 2015 World Cup as they crushed Ireland by 201 runs in Canberra on Tuesday. The Proteas smashed a total of over 400 for the second consecutive Pool B clash, Hashim...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Rory Marsden | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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Ireland captain says squad must move on with Zimbabwe game on horizon
From: Irish Times | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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Ireland were given a World Cup reality check as South Africa put them to the sword in Canberra. Brilliant centuries from Hashim Amla (159) and Faf du Plessis (109) helped South Africa post over 400 for the second game in succession. "@ICC: 411 / 4! Briliant...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Alex Livie | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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[New Zimbabwe]FORMER Vice President Joice Mujuru has hit back at President Robert Mugabe, warning the 91-year-old leader not to mistake her silence for weakness.
From: All Africa | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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[The Star]KENYA is ranked third least attractive country in the world and worst in Africa for mineral investments, trailing Zimbabwe and Zambia which recently locked horns with multinational mining firms over higher rates.
From: All Africa | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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Pakistan's unconvincing victory against Zimbabwe on Sunday might have revived their stuttering World Cup campaign but skipper Misbah-ul-Haq warned his team any more slip-ups could lead to an ignominious exit.
From: Channel News Asia | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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The relief was obvious from the Pakistan players after they edged to victory over Zimbabwe in their previous outing at the 2015 Cricket World Cup. But after picking up that first win, the onus will be on Misbah-ul-Haq and his men to keep momentum going...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Matt Jones | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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Former Zimbabwe VP Joice Mujuru has termed as lies claims that she plotted to kill President Mugabe.
From: Daily Nation Kenya | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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We’ve been in small-town France for about a week and a half as of this post. After almost six months of traipsing around Asia, Australia, and Africa, we’re in a land that feels a bit milk and honey-ish, if I’m being honest. The quiet rolling hills...
From: Simple Mom | By: Tsh Oxenreider | Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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###My Lecture: The Economics of the U.S. Government Budget in the Very Long Run### *It is time for me to reedit and revise this before I give it again. How should it change? What does it say that no longer needs to be said? What does it not say that...
From: Brad DeLong | By: J. Bradford DeLong | Monday, March 2, 2015
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When considering what to get Robert Mugabe for his birthday, one first must understand that Zimbabwe’s president is a man who demands the finest. His birthday parties don’t cost hundreds of thousands; they cost millions. His parties aren’t attended...
From: Free Republic | By: The Washington Post | Monday, March 2, 2015
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