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While President Obama recently spoke of promoting democracy and the rule of law in Africa, in many African countries, US backing is the only thing keeping kleptocrats in power. However, people in Senegal, Burkina Faso and other nations are beginning...
From: Truthout | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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This post Social Unrest is Here to Stay: Here’s How to Protect Yourself appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Genevieve LeFranc explains why social unrest is coming to a town near you, and what you can do to prepare... The post Social Unrest is Here to...
From: The Daily Reckoning | By: Genevieve LeFranc | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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Earlier this week Costumeish.com unveiled its latest costume, a “Cecil the Lion Killer Dentist” costume, complete with fake blood and a severed lion’s head. Now PETA has struck back with a “Cecil’s Revenge” Halloween costume. “Cecil’s...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Tammy Rose | Friday, August 28, 2015
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The mainstream Chrysler 300 lineup received a thorough update for 2015 with nary a peep about the nuclear-grade SRT version. While that was a clear message that the burliest 300 was truly buried in North America—our sources also said as much last...
From: Car and Driver | By: Erik Johnson | Friday, August 28, 2015
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It's not everyday you find a former international sportsman asleep on the back seat of your car in the morning. But that's exactly the scenario encountered by father-of-two Michael Whitaker on Wednesday morning, when he got to his car to find Nottinghamshire...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Tom Webb | Friday, August 28, 2015
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[Zimbabwe Independent] THE value of Zimbabwe's diamonds on the international market tumbled by as much as 56% between 2013 and 2014 to US$238,6 million as the country's precious stone seems to be losing its shine.
From: All Africa | Friday, August 28, 2015
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[Waza] While the world was obsessing about the death of Cecil the lion, informal traders at Harare's Glen View 8 home industry were mourning the loss, to a mysterious fire, of their life's work. Waza blogger Daphne Jena visited the area, and she gives...
From: All Africa | Friday, August 28, 2015
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[News24Wire] Zimbabwean Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has expressed concern over food imports, saying they are draining the country's already strained resources, according to reports.
From: All Africa | Friday, August 28, 2015
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[News24Wire] Zimbabwe's state security agents reportedly threatened legislators from the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) with unspecified action, after accusing them of embarrassing President Robert Mugabe by heckling him during his state...
From: All Africa | Friday, August 28, 2015
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It's been an interesting summer for animal welfare issues. Cecil the lion's murder by an American hunter who paid local trackers to lure the popular animal out of the protection of a Zimbabwe national park so he could be killed and beheaded as a trophy...
From: AOL Television | By: David Ropeik | Friday, August 28, 2015
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The diamond industry is still tainted by conflict, but it's possible to buy a jewel that helps people—instead of hurting them...
From: Time | By: Bryan Walsh | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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In the eastern highlands of Manicaland province, crudely built wood, mud, and thatch hovels cling perilously to the mountainsides. The illegal homes, the government says, belong to migrants who have fled drought-prone areas of the province in search...
From: Voice of America | By: Reuters | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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Dear Readers • Some readers have asked my opinion about the recent slaughter of popular wildlife park lion Cecil in Zimbabwe. The lion was first shot with an arrow, but he was not killed until…
From: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Mutare -In the eastern highlands of Manicaland province, crudely built wood, mud, and thatch hovels cling perilously to the mountainsides.
From: All Africa | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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[News24Wire] Contested new labour regulations making it harder to retrench workers in Zimbabwe came into force on Wednesday, a legal watchdog said.
From: All Africa | Thursday, August 27, 2015
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[Waza] Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe presented his first State Of The Nation Address since 2007, following massive job losses after a controversial Supreme Court ruling. Waza blogger, Blessing Ivan Vava, gives his views on the president's address....
From: All Africa | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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A guide mauled to death by a lion, put himself between tourists and the charging animal, during an attack in the same park where the Cecil the lion on...
From: The Standard Hong Kong | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A Zimbabwean tour group says the guide who was mauled to death by a lion, put himself between tourists and the charging animal when it attacked in the same park where Cecil the Lion once roamed.The Camp Hwange tour group said...
From: Business Insider | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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HARARE, Zimbabwe — A guide mauled to death by a lion, put himself between tourists and the charging animal, during an attack in the same park where the Cecil the lion once roamed, a Zimbabwean tour group said.Quinn Swales was killed as he led a walking...
From: Boston Herald | By: By Associated Press | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A Zimbabwean tour group says the guide who was mauled to death by a lion, put himself between tourists and the charging animal when it attacked in the same park where Cecil the Lion once roamed.
From: U.S. News and World Report | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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A Zimbabwean tour group says the guide who was mauled to death by a lion, put himself between tourists and the charging animal when it attacked in the same park where Cecil the Lion once roamed....
From: Fox News | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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Australia will seek to put their Ashes disappointment behind them when they visit Belfast to take on Ireland in this attractive one-off ODI fixture. But with a raft of retirements and absentees, what chance do the world champions have of coming unstuck...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Alex Telfer | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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Mary Helen Specht in the NYTimes: ...the single story seems to be giving way as American publishing has embraced a vibrant chorus of voices from the African continent — Adichie, NoViolet Bulawayo and Chigozie Obioma among others. To which we can now...
From: Africa Unchained | By: Emeka Okafor | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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For first time in over 15 years, Mugabe openly asked for Western re-engagement in the ailing Zimbabwe economy in his State of the Nation address.
From: Mail and Guardian Online | By: Chris Roper | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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Zimbabwe’s economy has been on a downward spiral for more than a decade with slow growth, low liquidity and high unemploymentZimbabwe’s veteran president Robert Mugabe was booed and heckled by opposition politicians over the deteriorating economy...
From: The Guardian | By: Agence France-Presse | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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A safari guide was mauled and killed by a lion during a tour of Hwange National Park on Monday, the same ZImbabwe park that was home to Cecil the lion. The attack happened after the guide, Quinn Swales, tracked a pride of lions while escorting a small...
From: Mashable | By: Marcus Gilmer | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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A professional wildlife guide was on Monday killed by a lion in Hwange National Park of Zimbabwe where the death of a black-maned lion pride leader stirred international outcry to regulate trophy hunting around African lions' prime conservation areas....
From: China.org.cn | Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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A costume created after Cecil the lion was poached by an American dentist is stopping people in their tracks. The Lion Killer Dentist Halloween costume is being offered through a costume company after getting numerous requests for the idea. It’s symbolic...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Heather Tooley | Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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[**Over at Equitable Growth**][1]: Kevin Cirillo shows up in my inbox: **Kevin Cirilli**: [Activists Confront Fed Leaders to Warn Against Rate Hike](http://thehill.com/policy/finance/251845-activists-confront-fed-leaders-to-warn-against-rate-hike) And...
From: Brad DeLong | By: J. Bradford DeLong | Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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If American dentist Walter Palmer -- who may face poaching charges for killing Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe -- was so inclined, he could have saved himself time and money and trouble by killing an exotic African animal right here at home.
From: Reuters | By: Lena Masri | Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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Quinn Swales is the name of the safari guide killed in Cecil the Lion’s park in Zimbabwe. It is said Swales was leading a safari in Hwange National Park when a lion charged and mauled the man to death. In a related report by the Inquisitr, some big...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Patrick Frye | Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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South African-born Olivier and Obie Award winner Thuli Dumakude and Tanyaradzwa Tawenga, "a suburban kid from Zimbabwe," will bring Africa My Beautiful to the Playroom Theater stage later this month for a limited Off-Broadway engagement.
From: Playbill | By: Olivia Clement | Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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A tour guide died after being mauled by a lion in the same park in Zimbabwe where Cecil, a well-known lion, was killed by an American dentist.
From: Seattle Times | By: KATIE ROGERS | Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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Zimbabwe's veteran President Robert Mugabe was booed and heckled by opposition lawmakers over the deteriorating economy as he gave his state of the nation address to parliament Tuesday. The post Zimbabwe’s Mugabe booed in parliament over economic crisis...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: johnabayomi2 | Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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A lion charged and killed a safari guide who was leading a group of tourists in the same national park in Zimbabwe that was the home of Cecil the lion, who was killed by an American bowhunter in July. Quinn Swales was leading six people on a photographic...
From: Voice of America | By: Associated Press | Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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Walking safari guide killed by lion in Zimbabwe in same park that was home to Cecil
From: ABC News | Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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Quinn Swales was taking tourists on a walking photo safari in Hwange National Park when he was mauled by a lion, Nxaha quinn swales
From: People | Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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Quinn Swales was taking a group of tourists on a walking safari in Hwange National Park on Monday morning when a lion suddenly charged, the company he was working for said. “Quinn did everything he could to successfully protect his guests and ensure...
From: Free Republic | By: ktla | Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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