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Zimbabwe to bid to host 2017 Cup Zimbabwe launch a bid to host the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations with President Robert Mugabe's full support for the plans.
BBC News | Sep 19, 2014 11:20 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Gucci Grace, PhD' stirs up race to lead post-Mugabe Zimbabwe HARARE (Reuters) - Soon after being shoe-horned into the top ranks of Zimbabwe's ruling party, the wife of ageing leader Robert Mugabe has gained a PhD in orphanages, seen as the latest sign that she may be destined for high office.
Reuters | Sep 18, 2014 6:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Lawyers want to question ex-state senator about alleged $2,000 cash payoff Lawyers for a Chicago man charged with illegally lobbying on behalf of the oppressive regime in Zimbabwe want to cross-examine former Illinois state Sen. Donne Trotter about a cash bribe that was allegedly passed to him as part of an undercover FBI sting
Chicago Tribune | Sep 18, 2014 12:36 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Chicago, Illinois
Zimbabwe lawyers decry detainee abuse Lawyers condemn reported abuse and death of suspects in police custody, saying some are held in cells unfit for humans.
Al Jazeera | Sep 17, 2014 5:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Zimbabwe, Russia sign $3 bn platinum mining deal Darwendale (Zimbabwe) (AFP) - Russia and Zimbabwe signed Tuesday a $3 billion deal to jointly mine platinum in the southern African country, the world's third largest producer, with Moscow providing the investment funds.
Yahoo! News | Sep 16, 2014 8:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Russia's Lavrov lauds Africa as pillar of new world order Darwendale (Zimbabwe) (AFP) - Mired in a conflict in Ukraine and isolated by the West, Russia sought to woo African allies on Tuesday, with foreign minister Sergei Lavrov hailing the continent's role in a new world order.
Yahoo! News | Sep 16, 2014 7:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Captain Clarke ruled out of ODI series vs Pakistan SYDNEY (AP) Australia captain Michael Clarke will miss the limited-overs cricket series against Pakistan next month due to a hamstring injury that forced him home early from a recent series in Zimbabwe.
Yahoo! News | Sep 16, 2014 11:18 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Forget Zimbabwe, U.S. Tax System Ranks At Bottom, Just Better Than Portugal America's Tax System Comes Up Almost Last Again, With High Rates, Double Taxes, Worldwide Reporting and Other Barriers to Competition. Yet Reform Won't Come. | Sep 16, 2014 05:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Grace Mugabes super-speedy PhD raises eyebrows around the world The first lady of Zimbabwe is not known for her academic prowess yet she has been awarded a doctorate from the University of Zimbabwe. What more do we know of the woman opponents call DisGrace? Continue reading...
The Guardian | Sep 15, 2014 3:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Zimbabwe taxes mobile phones, call time to boost state coffers Zimbabwe's finance minister announced taxes on mobile phones and on the charges for using them on Thursday and raised the levy on fuel in an increasingly desperate bid to boost state revenues in the face of stagnating domestic growth. Finance Ministe
Yahoo! News | Sep 12, 2014 06:32 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend