July 22, 2018

Mighty efforts in vain amid Afghan, Caribbean dominance

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By Peter Della Penna From ESPN CricketInfot 1. Evin Lewis (West Indies) – 316 runs at 39.50, three fifties West Indies’ scoring was thin at times during the tournament, but Lewis’ runs column remained consistently fat. He led all openers in runs at the tournament and finished third overall. Most significantly, his three half-centuries came […]

The Editor Speaks: Why do the poor countries allow their leaders to live a life that rivals Royalty?

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In an article we have published today titled “Filthy Rich” it highlights the lavish lifestyle of Africa’s longest self-serving dictators. The article states: “The former First Family of Zimbabwe – The Mugabes – deposed by the military, after the tanks rolled out on a weekend now four weeks gone, must surely rank top of this […]

Africa’s filthy rich

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Filthy rich: The lavish ways of Africa’s longest self-serving dictators By Tony Mochama From SDE The lavish ways of Africa’s longest self-serving dictators Late last month, the new president of Zimbabwe, Emerson Mnangagwa, issued an amnesty that runs from December 1 to March 1 for the return of funds that companies and individuals have hidden […]

Grace Mugabe – An Alternative View

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By Jo-Dee Davis Lake From WIC News Joy-Dee Davis Lake is the Deputy Head of Mission of the Antigua and Barbuda Embassy in the US. She is a graduate of UWI and the Fletcher School of Law and diplomacy. Her article appears at the request of regular columnist Sir Ronald Sanders. The views expressed are […]

What next for Zimbabwe after Robert Mugabe: Division and hatred? Or ‘One Love?’

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By: Earl Bousquet From telesurtv Bob Marley, if alive today, would probably have hesitated to write another song to replace “Zimbabwe.” The Caribbean has long had a close association with the Southern African liberation struggle and movements, especially the role played by Cuban soldiers in beating back the racist South African forces trying to turn […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: Mugabe: A Graceful Coup

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By Sir Ronald Sanders From Caribbean News Now Sir Ronald Sanders is Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the US and the OAS. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London and Massey College in the University of Toronto. The views expressed are his own. Responses to: www.sirronaldsanders.com By […]

meeco increases capacity and installs again the largest solar plant in Zimbabwe

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Pioneering, eco-friendly and profitable: Clean energy provider installs for Zimbabwean company additional off-grid/grid-connected solar solutions The clean energy provider meeco expands its renewable energy endeavours in Zimbabwe. After equipping the facility of a Zimbabwean company with the so far largest solar energy plant in the country, the Swiss-based group will now implement a further extension […]

meeco installed biggest solar energy plant in Zimbabwe

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Swiss-based solar supplier provides 216 kWp sun2live energy generating system as an off-grid solution to a Zimbabwean company. Many companies in Africa are struggling with electricity scarcity, power cuts and the reliance on diesel generators. The current installation of the so far largest solar energy plant in Zimbabwe with a total capacity of 216 kWp […]

Sad state of affairs – No West Indies cricketers In Top 10 Rankings

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From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 2, 2016:West Indies cricket has been on the decline for years now and it became more painfully obvious this week after the International Cricket Council (ICC), released it latest player rankings showing no West Indies players in any of the top 10 categories. Not a single […]

New SwissLeaks analysis reveals how tax haven secrecy harms developing countries

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30 September 2015 -New, detailed examination of the SwissLeaks files by Christian Aid working with the US-based Financial Transparency Coalition (FTC) graphically reveals the harm tax haven secrecy does to the economies of developing countries. The SwissLeaks scandal involves thousands of secret accounts at HSBC’s Swiss subsidiary HSBC Private Bank (Suisse), and the billions of […]