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October 31, 2017 7:26 PM Netflix suspends 'House of Cards' Season 6 production amid Spacey allegations

Production on Season 6 of “House of Cards’ has been suspended, Netflix and Media Rights Capital, the production company that makes the series, announced Tuesday. “MRC and Netflix have decided to suspend production on ‘House of Cards’ season six, until further notice, to give us time to review the current situation and to address any concerns of our cast and crew,” according 5

October 31, 2017 4:53 AM Zimbabweans against diasporans: Mutambara

ZIMBABWEANS back home, including professionals and the government itself, remain suspicious of exiled compatriots, Professor Arthur Mutambara has said, adding that the problem is adversely impacting diaspora engagement efforts. Speaking at the University of Birmingham in the UK last week, the former deputy prime minister said Zimbabweans back home were not receptive 40

October 31, 2017 12:34 AM Barclays Takeover. . . No Zimbabwean had money to buy bank: RBZ

The British-owned Barclays Plc sold its 43 percent stake in the 105-year-old local unit for about $40 million to FMB as part of its divestiture from African operations. The move generated anxiety among Zimbabweans recently who felt the sale was against the country’s indigenisation and empowerment laws. The Zanu-PF Youth League was very vocal against 23

October 30, 2017 8:27 AM Google Tez Garnered Over 7.5 Million Users in 5 Weeks, Says CEO Sundar Pichai

Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Thursday during the Alphabet earnings call made several announcements around Google Tez, the payments app that the search giant had launched in India last month. Based on Unified Payments Interface (UPI), the NPCI's payments platform for the country, the Google Tez app leverages bank accounts for payments. During the earnings 2

October 30, 2017 2:12 AM WHO cancels goodwill ambassador role of Zimbabwe prime minister

(GENEVA) — The World Health Organization (WHO) has revoked the appointment of Zimbabwe’s prime minister as a goodwill ambassador after a public outcry. Robert Mugabe will no longer become WHO’s goodwill ambassador for noncommunicable diseases in Africa. This comes after critics pointed out that Zimbabwe’s health care system has suffered in recent years 34

October 29, 2017 6:30 AM I Paid The Price For Disagreeing With Obasanjo On Third Term – Kalu

You are a major player in the nation’s economy. What actually are your businesses? We are into shipping, banking and insurance. We are also into trading, which is my traditional profession as an Igbere man, while our other businesses that were thriving during the tenure of President Olusegun Obasanjo have been moved out of Nigeria. This happened when the licences 33

October 28, 2017 8:53 PM India Temporarily Overtakes U.S. as the 2nd Largest Mobile Phone Market Until iPhones sales Ring in for the holidays

This week Canalys published a report titled "India overtakes US to become second largest smartphone market." with shipments growing 23% year on year in Q3 2017 to reach just over 40 million units. India has now overtaken the United States to become the world's second largest smartphone market after China. Samsung and Xiaomi, which shipped 9.4 million 2

October 27, 2017 6:06 PM Tawana announces return to the kgotla

The Batawana paramount chief, Kgosi kgolo Tawana Moremi II has officially announced his imminent return to the customary court. Addressing a Kgotla meeting on Wednesday in Maun, Moremi said politics had dragged his dignity in the mud, adversely affecting his social life and his health in the process. “Politics were clearly not meant for me as everything 37

October 26, 2017 10:41 AM Crown Prince Announces Saudi Mega-City Listing, Discusses Qatar Rift, Yemen War

"Without a doubt. At the end of the day NEOM will be floated in the markets. The first zone floated in the public markets. It's as if you float the city of New York." "Without a doubt. The first capitalist city in the world... This is the unique thing that will be revolutionary in the city and its growth." "Imagine the board is appointed by the owners 2

October 26, 2017 8:51 AM Saudi Crown Prince Backs Extending OPEC Cuts Into 2018

Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman backed the extension of OPEC production cuts beyond March 2018, making it all but certain the cartel and its allies will rollover the curbs at a meeting next month. The prince, who’s become the kingdom’s dominant political force, said in an interview with Bloomberg News that "of course" he wanted to extend 33